Classics hard men and sprinters to do battle at Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne
- By: Brecht Decaluwé
Sunday sees the peloton tackle Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne , the classic follow-up to the previous day’s opening salvo at the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad . Together the two races form the Belgian opening weekend and some consider them to be the unofficial start of the European road season. Kuurne, a suburb of Kortrijk, welcomes the riders during the town's biggest day of the year. The town is widely known as the donkey-town and typically the winner receives a donkey toy on the podium. The word ‘epic’ ...
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