Tag: Johan Museeuw

A Picture Speaks 500 Words #2 – Tchmil & Museeuw

They say a picture speaks a thousand words. I say that 500 is a more realistic figure. The above is a slightly curious image from the 2000 Tour of Flanders. The rider on the left has paired a conventional helmet with sunglasses. If it wasn’t for the Mapei logo on his chest he could easily

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Wonderful Ronde: Gilbert’s Perfect Victory

…which leads me to today’s daily prediction: Philippe Gilbert will not win the 2017 Tour of Flanders. — Just Pro Cycling (@justprocycling) January 12, 2017 Well, I got it wrong. There was nothing in Philippe Gilbert’s post-2015 BMC form to suggest he would take to any race – regardless of the surface beneath his wheels

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Five of the best… Paris-Roubaix races

‘The Queen of the Classics’ has the richest of cycling histories. Paris-Roubaix can boast several eras of serious rivalries from Roger De Vlaeminck and Eddie Merckx to Tom Boonen and Fabian Cancellara. It’s a race of attrition where punctures and crashes play a greater role than in any other race on the calendar. Here are five

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