This article originally published on BikeRadar
Mild weather prompted teams and riders to stick to rather conventional gear once again for this year's Tour of Flanders, with just a few concessions made for the tricky cobbled climbs.
Fatter tubular tires were inflated to lower pressures, a few teams opted for modified or more 'Roubaix style' frames, and aggressively aero wheels were replaced with ones that would better cope with typically windy conditions.
Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription
Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
Thank you for signing up to Cycling News. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.