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17th Liege-Bastogne-Liege 1927 (Belgium)

By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian

Raes Wins the Sprint

Racing in cold Ardennes weather, Maurice Raes (Bel) out sprinted a 22 rider peloton for the 1927 victory.

L-B-L April 10, 1927
231 Km

1. Maurice RAES (Bel) 8h15'39"

2. Jean Hans (Bel)

3. Joseph Siquet (Bel)

Starters: 54
Finishers: 28
Average Speed: 27.960 km/h



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