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Bart Brentjens wins award for 2006 best off-road cyclist

Bart Brentjens (Giant)

Bart Brentjens (Giant) (Image credit: Tour of Japan)

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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