Bart Brentjens wins award for 2006 best off-road cyclist

The Dutch cycling awards were presented earlier this week at the Den Bosch's Orangerie hall, and the...

The Dutch cycling awards were presented earlier this week at the Den Bosch's Orangerie hall, and the winner in the off-road category (including mountain bike and cyclo-cross) was Bart Brentjens. In 2006, Brentjens won in the Dutch national championships and a World Cup race in Curacao. Overall, he finished fourth in the 2006 World Cup. Brentjens will ride for Team Dolphin in 2007.

Runners-up for the award were Rabobank cyclo-cross riders Gerben de Knegt (second) and Lars Boom (third).

Other winners were Michael Boogerd (best male rider), Sebastiaan Langeveld (best new talented rider), and Marianne Vos (best female rider).

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