Flanders to choose between Koppenberg and Kortekeer

Tour of Flanders organisers are yet to choose whether the Kortekeer or Koppenberg climb will be used...

Tour of Flanders organisers are yet to choose whether the Kortekeer or Koppenberg climb will be used in the 2008 edition, despite the 2008 route having been announced without the latter. As in the 2007 edition, organisers have chosen the Kortekeer climb, but this may change in the future as its use is yet to be confirmed.

There is still a chance that the organisers of Vlaanderens Mooiste, Flander most beautiful, will chose to include the Bult van Melden in the race route.

"We have until January 5 next year to tie the knot definitely," said Tour of Flanders' press officer and route planner Harry Van Den Bremt. "The Koppenberg is, after the road works that have taken place, a lot better than in the past. Only the descent is of concern to us. It needs to again be maintained and here and there needs to be fixed."

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