- RUTGER WOUTERS WINS AND TAKES YELLOW IN BURKINA FASO
Today there were ten 14 km local rounds in the capital Ouagadougou on the program of the Tour Of Burkina Faso. A course with switchbacks at a traffic circle and a u-turn. Before the start, there was commotion about the safety of the course.
- BELGIANS AGAIN BEATEN BY PAUL DAUMONT IN BURKINA FASO
In the Tour of Burkina Faso, a 107 km stage was on the menu today. Right from the start, two Burkinese and one Cameroonian took the lead. After 40 km they had gathered a maximum lead of 5’30”.
- PAUL DAUMONT BEATS RUTGER WOUTERS IN BURKINA FASO
The Belgians in the Tour of Burkina Faso were close to a first stage victory yesterday in the opening stage. Rutger Wouters who started the stage race with high ambitions was beaten in the sprint by home rider Paul Daumont.
- VICTORY KING RUTGER WOUTERS AIMS FOR OVERALL WIN IN BURKINA FASO
Rutger Wouters became victory king again last season among the elites without a contract. After a season in which he was out for a longer period, he still ended up with 25 wins. The figures of the 63 races in which he started in 2023 are already more than impressive: 25 wins, 36 times podium, ...
- A NEW HIGHLIGHT IN VICTOR CAMPENAERTS’ CAREER
Victor Campenaerts’ 2023 preseason did not exactly go as planned. On March 18, he suffered a serious fall in Bredene-Koksijde. Examination at the Veurne hospital revealed a fracture of a vertebra. The big ambitions Victor expressed at the beginning of the season were immediately relegated to the wastepaper basket.
- A PICTURE IN THE INBOX
Sometimes messages and pictures end up in your inbox that you save after reading because they are interesting and so that you can work with them later. A member of our tour club is an international truck driver. On Sunday mornings during our weekly ride, I invariably ask him where he has been the past ...
In every race, people ride for the podium and preferably for the top step. But out of a field of 150/160 riders it is a utopia for many, even to come close. With a first place you so-wie-so go into the history books. It gets even better when there are two riders from the same ...
- VINCENZO NIBALI: THE SHARK OF MESSINA
When you are a lover of solving cryptograms and crypto filippines you come across the strangest and sometimes the most illogical descriptions. But it must also be said that sometimes there are windfalls among them. It just depends how broad your word and general knowledge is. For avid crypto solvers, the puzzle in the morning ...
- HAUTE ROUTE ALPS – AMELIA VAN HOVE WINS IN HER CATEGORY
Michele Negri and Samantha Arnaudo celebrate victory today after seven days of racing from Megève to Nice in the 12th edition of the Haute Route Alps. Competing alongside 400 riders from 42 countries, the two riders took top podium finishes in their respective categories after today’s final stage, which culminated with an epic climb up ...
- REMCO – FERRARI – EVENEPOEL
Remco Evenepoel stunned everyone in his first feat at the Giro d’ Italia 2023 by winning the opening stage wearing the jersey of Belgian time trial champion. He rode at an impressive speed of 55.2 km/h, beating the other specialists, including Italian world time trial champion and top favorite for this stage, Filippo Ganna.
- BINIAM ‘BINI’ GIRMAY MAY UNCORK ANOTHER BOTTLE
With his second place in the road race of the U 23 Under-23s at the 2021 World Championships in Leuven, it was already clear that Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux had hooked up with a very talented rider from the African continent. With that result, he made history because he was the first black African cyclist to win ...
- STONEMAN MIRIQUIDI ROAD
290 kilometers, 4,900 altimeters, 13 inclines. The Stoneman Miriquidi Road is a legend. And more than just an ordinary race bike ride. No matter whether you get the gold (in one day), silver (in 2 days) or bronze (in 3 days) – the Stoneman founder Roland Stauder promises, “The Stoneman is a cycling experience that ...
- VICTORY KING RUTGER WOUTERS SURE IS PRO WORTHY!
On Oct. 06, 2022, Rutger Wouters wrote his name on the annual fairground prize for elites without a contract and U23 in Bornem. Not so special, many readers will now think. But nothing could be further from the truth because it was Rutgers’ 31st win of the season, improving his own record. It was ...
- 2025 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS HELD IN RWANDA
Africa will host the World Cycling Championships for the first time in history. Rwanda, specifically Kigali, was given preference by the UCI over Tangier (Marocco) for the 2025 World Championships. To make cycling more international, the UCI had previously announced that the 2025 World Championships would be held in Africa for the first time. In ...
- FINALLY THE DANES RECEIVE THEIR TOUR DE FRANCE
The Danes have been waiting two years for it: the Grand Départ of the Tour de France. Originally scheduled in 2020, but for well-known reasons (Covid) postponed for two years. On the first day of July, it will really happen: the Tour start in Copenhagen.
- REMCO STAY REMCO!
On May 08, 2021, 184 pro riders were at the start of the 104th Giro d’ Italia in Sicily. As top favorites, Egan Bernal and Simon Yates were top listed by the international press, while in Belgium – surely also fueled by its own entourage and its unprecedented self-assurance – the pressure on Remco Evenepoel ...
- TIM MERLIER HONORS WOUTER WEYLANDT
Tim Merlier wins right away in the first bunch sprint of his very first grand tour. With his hands in the air and forming the letter W, he honored Wouter Weylandt who lost his life just ten years ago in the Giro.