The Lead Out: April 2019 – Cobbled Classics preview

The Monuments come thick and fast, after Milan-San Remo and Julian Alaphillipe's stunning win we have two more iconic one day races to to look forward in the coming weeks at Paris-Roubaix and the Tour of Flanders.

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Playlist 19 Videos The Lead Out: April 2019 - Cobbled Classics preview 36:50 Watch: Taking on the toughest climbs of the Tour of Flanders 13:52 The Lead Out: March 2019 - Milan-San Remo preview 34:48 Watch: Tour of Oman 2019 stage two highlights 06:33 Watch: Tour Down Under 2019 stage six highlights 05:38 Watch: Tour Down Under 2019 stage five highlights 00:00 Watch: Tour Down Under 2019 stage two highlights 05:23 Watch: Tour Down Under 2019 stage one highlights 04:49 The Lead Out: January 2019 - Tour Down Under and season preview 25:30 Watch: The best bits of the 2018 Tour de France 07:54 Watch: Tour de France 2018 stage 21 highlights 03:53 Watch: 2018 Tour de France stage 20 highlights 04:18 Watch: 2018 Tour de France stage 19 highlights 05:17 Watch: Tour de France 2018 stage 18 highlights 03:56 Watch: Tour de France 2018 stage 17 highlights 04:48 Watch: Tour de France 2018 stage 16 highlights 04:23 Watch: Tour de France 2018 stage 15 highlights 04:25 Watch: Tour de France 2018 stage 14 highlights 04:14 Watch: Tour de France 2018 stage 13 highlights 03:38

In April’s edition of The Lead Out, Paul Knott, Alex Ballinger and Simon Richardson look back on the first monument of the season at Milan-San Remo, preview the upcoming cobbled classics at the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix as well as analyse the other big talking points from the previous month.

After securing his first Monument win at Milan-San Remo, is Julian Alaphilippe the main man in cycling?

The Yates brothers had contrasting but headline grabbing weeks at Tirreno-Adriatico and Paris-Nice, will their Grand Tour ambitions be realised in 2019?

>>> The Lead Out: March 2019 – Milan-San Remo preview

After month’s of rumours we analyse Team Sky’s new sponsorship deal with Ineos, and what effects it could have both on and off the road.

Alex and Simon go head-to-head in our 30-second effort on whether Strade Bianche should be a monument or not.

The guys then look ahead to the cobbles classics of the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix, including interviews with Greg Van Avermaet and Luke Rowe, before analysing the race favourites and making predictions of their own for the two

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