Belgium's two ProTour teams have announced their line-ups for the Tour of Belgium, which begins on Wednesday in Eeklo. The race will be the first outing for two of the Springs Classics brightest stars, Stijn Devolder and Tom Boonen, since Paris Roubaix.
The race will mark the beginning of preparations for the Tour de France for both riders. Devolder is hoping to show that he is capable of riding for the overall classification, while Boonen will undoubtedly be targeting stage wins and the green point's jersey.
Riding along side Devolder and Boonen in the Quick Step team will be, Sébastien Rosseler, Steven De Jongh, Kevin Hulsmans, Kevin Van Impe, Carlos Barredo and Gert Steegmans.
Silence Lotto will be relying on Leif Hoste, Bert Roesems, Greg Van Avermaet, Wim De Vocht, Jurgen Roelandts, Maarten Tjallingii, Roy Sentjens, Johan Vansummeren and Glenn D'Hollander.