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Posts Tagged ‘Belgium

Cancellara dominates Tour of Flanders!

April 5, 2010

What a great day! Cancellara in this form is pretty much unbeatable! I watched the first few hours of Tour of Flanders on the live Sporza feed on the PC, before our Sunday ride, then watched the finale on Versus in the evening. Even our ride had a “Flanders feel” to it; bright morning on […]

Spring Classics – Who is Fit and Healthy?

March 29, 2010

As expected this was an aggressive race with the Tour of Flanders next week all the top specialists are really coming into form now. Tom Boonen is always under pressure to deliver in front of his home fans. He showed up fit and healthy and didn’t fail through lack of trying! We had the usual […]

Belgian Classics – Great Weekend Ahead!

March 26, 2010

Another big weekend in Flanders – the Belgian Classics come thick and fast now! After Het Volk and that epic from KBK a few weeks back we had Dwars in the week and two more semi-classics coming this weekend. On Saturday we have E3 and then a revamped Gent Wevelgem moved to the Sunday rather […]

Belgian Classics – The real Cycling Season starts here!

March 4, 2010

And so to Flanders and the first two semi-classics of the year: – Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne! Omloop Het Nieuwsblad or Het Volk as it has been known for most of its 63 editions is nearly always won by a Belgian, right? Big surprise, for the first time ever no Belgian even on the podium! […]