Boonen back on the good foot

Tom Boonen (Quick Step)

Tom Boonen (Quick Step) (Image credit: Isabelle Duchesne)

Tom Boonen recovered from a disappointing world championships by netting another season victory in the Circuit Franco-Belge. The European stage race season closer began in Maubeuge, France for a quick 187.9 kilometre long stage which was contested at a whopping 46 kilometres per hour. Boonen got the better of American Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Chipotle) and Belgian champion Jürgen Roelandts in the bunch sprint.

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