Greg Van Avermaet Runner-Up At Ronde van Vlaanderen

BMC Racing Team's Greg Van Avermaet forced the decisive selection at Ronde van Vlaanderen Sunday on the way to a career-best runner-up finish. 'Sprint Of The Strongest' Van Avermaet was only out-sprinted in a four-up dash to the line by Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory Racing), who won the 259.8-kilometer race for the second straight year to become the sixth three-time winner of the Belgian … [Read more...]

Tom Boonen Surprises Fan And Makes Our Day

Tom Boonen's press conference about his Ronde van Vlaanderen victory on Sunday, as well as his thoughts about Paris-Roubaix next weekend, began with a special moment. The team invited 11-year-old fan Tjorven to the press conference. Tjorven was the young fan, caught by TV cameras in an Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team kit, on his knees in pure elation following the victory of Boonen at … [Read more...]

Tom Boonen Wins Ronde van Vlaanderen

Record Three Wins, Top UCI World Tour Rider 01-Apr-2012: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team put themselves in good position for every key move of the day in the 255.2km Ronde van Vlaanderen on Sunday, and the result was Belgian rider Tom Boonen winning the race in a three man sprint, jumping with about 250 meters to go. Alessandro Ballan (BMC Pro Team) and Filippo Pozzato (Farnese Vini) … [Read more...]

Nick Nuyens Wins RVV

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Fabian Cancellara Won Ronde Van Vlaanderen

Cold showers in fierce winds and Team Saxo Bank in the front of the peloton was the standing image of this year's edition of Ronde van Vlaanderen. A breakaway of eight riders broke clear of the bunch early in the race but Frank Høj, Anders Lund, Kasper Klostergaard and Stuart O'Grady made sure the gap was slowly neutralized and they put a heavy pressure on the peloton which was slowly … [Read more...]

Cancellara Conquers Flanders With Authority

MEERBEKE, Belgium, April 4, 2010 (AFP) - Saxo Bank rider Fabian Cancellara ended Switzerland's long wait for victory in the Tour of Flanders one-day classic Sunday with a superb solo attack 15km from the finish. Belgium's two-time winner Tom Boonen, of Quick Step, finished runner-up in the 261.5km epic at over a minute behind after being dropped on the steep pitches of the Grammont, the … [Read more...]

Team Tibco at Tour of Flanders

Team TIBCO/To the Top opens Euro campaign Sunday with one of cycling’s monuments: the Tour of Flanders. Pescadero, California – There will be no easing into the first European campaign for Team TIBCO/To the Top; no “warm-up” races. Instead, the team will open its roughly six-week block of European racing with one of the monuments of cycling, the Ronde van Vlaanderen, or Tour of … [Read more...]

Ronde van Vlaanderen – A First Hand Experience

Written by: Thomas Richter Photo Gallery “Stijn Devolder heeft de Ronde van Vlaanderen gewonnen” - if this is the number one story on the radio, followed a close second by news about President Obama’s first ever Europe trip, then you need no GPS. Odds are you’re in Belgium. Not that a GPS wouldn’t help in finding your way around the criss-crossing roads of the Flemish countryside. … [Read more...]