Verbeke to defend Ronde crown

2010 women's Tour of Flanders champion Grace Verbeke returns to defend her title on Sunday.

2010 women's Tour of Flanders champion Grace Verbeke returns to defend her title on Sunday. (Image credit: CJ Farquharson)

One week after the Trofeo Alfredo Binda kicked off the 2011 UCI Women's World Cup, the women's peloton heads to Belgium on Sunday for the Ronde van Vlaanderen Vrouwen, the Women's Tour of Flanders, for the series' second of nine rounds.

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