The Telenet Superprestige stop in Gavere is one of Europe’s oldest races, running nearly non-stop since 1983.

The race is held on a military base in East Flanders, Belgium, and typically features serious mud, challenging ups and downs, and top competition.

We took a stroll and a spin through the course on Saturday, while testing a Ridley X-Night SL. With the mud, our tires were spinning more than our legs.

Here’s a video with highlights of the course:


Ready for the Superprestige Gavere? Here’s a short look at what awaits the top pros on Sunday at one of Europe’s oldest races, from an on-the-ground inspection.

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And here are a few photos of the course and setting, including piles of hazardous mushrooms, spectacular fall foliage, and plenty of mud despite locals calling it the “driest in years.”

Here’s a full lap of the course:

Stay tuned for full coverage from the 2018 Telenet Superprestige Gavere.