Boom to co-lead Rabobank at this weekend's Belgian races

Lars Boom will co-lead a buoyant Rabobank team into this weekend's road races, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne. The Dutch outfit has sprinted out of the blocks in 2011 registering nine victories and 17 podium places, and with Boom leading the team alongside Sebastian Langeveld, they'll be hoping to keep that momentum going as the European racing scene finally shifts towards the Spring Classics.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.