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3rd Liege (Spa)-Bastogne-Liege (Spa) 1894 (Belgium)

 
   
 
By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian
 

Houa Continues to Shine

Two time defending champion Leon Houa shattered the course record for average speed in 1894.

The race course was held on a modified course starting and finishing in nearby Spa because organizers were having problems routing the race into the center of Liege. The organizers would have a 13 year hiatus after 1894. Le Doyenne returned in 1908.

Spa-B-Spa August 26, 1894
223 Km

1. Leon Houa (Bel) 8h52'05"

2. Louis Rasquinet (Bel) +7'00"
3. Rene Nulens (Bel) +25'00"
Starters: 42
Finishers: 14
Average Speed: 25.150 km/h

 

 

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