Dwars door Vlaanderen – Quick Result

      What a race! I was able to watch the finale during lunch. A true lesson in tactics as Quick Step completely out-muscled the competition. Boonen looked as though he could win the race at any time, Devolder blew the race apart in the middle stages, and Van Impe hung tight to take the win. Haussler continued to do what we’ve seen from him all spring, and Niko Eeckhout tried his best for another win, but in the end managed only 2nd.

If this is a taste of things to come, then we’re in for a special few weeks.

Unoffocial result:
1. Kevin Van Impe – Quick Step
2. Niko Eeckhout – An Post
3. Tom Boonen – Quick Step
4. Heinrich Haussler – Cervelo Test Team

About Whit

My experiences might easily fit many cycling fans' definitions of “living the dream.” Since getting hooked on the sport watching Lance Armstrong win the 1993 U.S. Pro Championship, I've raced as an amateur on Belgian cobbles, traveled Europe to help build a European pro team, and piloted that team from Malaysia to Mont Ventoux. As a former assistant director sportif with Mercury-Viatel, I've also seen the less dreamy side of the sport – the side rife with broken contracts, infighting, and positive dope tests. These days, I live with my lovely wife in Pennsylvania and share my experiences and views on the sport at Bicycling Magazine, the Embrocation Cycling Journal, and at my own site, Pavé.
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