Tag archive for ‘tour of belgium’

  • Cyclocrossers Take On Tour of Belgium

    The podium: Pauwels, Meeusen and Stybar. Bart Hazen

    We’re craving race results here at Cyclocross Magazine headquarters, and luckily, the Tour of Belgium has arrived just in the…

  • Tour of Belgium: As Seen Through Cyclocrossers’ Eyes

    Klaas Vantornout with Tom Meeusen in the Tour of Belgium. © Jonas Bruffaerts

    A Telenet-Fidea jersey tucked in behind Tom Boonen’s Quickstep jersey in a sprint. Or a BKCP-Powerplus jersey wedged between Philippe Gilbert and André Greipel’s Omega Pharma-Lotto jerseys while shooting through a tight turn at over 30mph. These rarities can only be found in one professional cycling event – the Tour of Belgium, a five day stage race that weaves its way through Belgium’s countryside. [More...]

    Since 2006, cyclocross racers have been taking the start of this event. Back then, it was only a handful of cross riders such as Sven Nys, Richard Groenendaal, Lars Boom and Sven Vanthourenhout. The cross racer count has since grown to about twenty coming from four teams – BKCP-Powerplus, Sunweb-Revor, Landbouwkrediet, and Telenet-Fidea.

  • Nys, Albert, Plenty of Crossers at Tour of Belgium

    Kevin Pauwels won his first World Cup today in Zolder. © Bart Hazen

    by Robbie Carver Wrapping up our coverage of the five day Tour of Belgium, Sven Nys showed his class by coming…

  • Big-Name ’Crossers at 2010 Tour of Belgium

    Niels Albert being caught by Sven Nys ©Dan Seaton

    by Robbie Carver Three days ago, the cyclocross capitol of the world began hosting the 80th edition of the Tour of…



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