On Sunday we will be watching the Covid-19 re-scheduled De Ronde van Vlaanderen, and thank god and the Belgian government for that. So, we have picked some of the best photos from the thousands in the Cor Vos Flanders archive - Retro Photo Gallery.
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It’s 1:30 AM, Belgium time, we just got the power restored after I plugged one too many cords into the hotel’s electrical outlets. BAM! Hotel blackout... courtesy of PEZ. But what a day it’s been – we rode on the Flanders’ route, and it was “TOP RIDE” material for sure. Here are the pics…
De Ronde van Vlaanderen is the 'Real' World championships, if you are a Flemish bike fan. The Tour of Flanders will be more of a slow fuse, but when the peloton hits those cobbled climbs round Oudenaarde... Watch for the fireworks! Ed Hood looks at the history, course and who's hot for Sunday.
Flanders Interview: He lives on the course, he's raced on it and driven the team car there - former pro rider and now team director Allan Peiper has the T-shirt and more when it comes to the Ronde van Vlaanderen. His man Alexander Kristoff won last week in Wevelgem, will the Peiper direct the winner this Sunday? Ed Hood gets the low-down from the man on the route.
Race Report: Niki Terpstra continued his magnificent spring with yet another solo masterclass to take his first Tour of Flanders victory. The flying Dutchman took advantage of the might of the Quick-Step Floors squad - It was a spittle-chinned personal time trial to the line. He built a lead and never looked like he’d lose it.
PeloPics: Can Vincenzo Nibali pull off the surprise win in Flanders on Sunday? The Bahrain-Merida team have been out on the Flemish roads to see what De Ronde is all about - Photo gallery.
Race Preview: The Tour of Flanders/De Ronde van Vlaanderen is the World championships, as far as the Flemish are concerned. Win in Flanders and you are a hero for ever, and probably Belgian. Ed Hood has a look at the history, course and makes his prediction as to who will win on Sunday over the kasseien and the hellingen.
Flanders '17: The glamour of De Ronde van Vlaanderen isn't all mud, rain and cobbles, there is much more to the biggest race on the Belgian calendar. Peter Easton knows his way round the 'hellingen' and the 'kasseien' and so here is his look behind the scenes of Vlaanderens Mooiste.