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Cobble, Cobble, Cobble, Flanders!

Hands up who knows what they’ll be watching on Easter Sunday afternoon (probably on Sky+ HD after an unfeasibly large roast dinner)? TOUR OF FLANDERS! My favourite Flanders fact/legend: The Paterberg was cobbled by the local farmer to ensure that … Continue reading

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Flanders pictures

Having finally sorted my home broadband out I have now uploaded my Flanders pictures to Flickr: www.flickr.com

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Twenty thousand Belgians can’t be wrong

I’ve written something for the BBC Sport 606 section on doing the Tour of Flanders 140km. you can have a read here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/606/A21603674

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I’ve booked my hotel

Or rather my hostel in a former nunnery that dates from the 13th Century in Ghent. Less than £100 for four nights seems very reasonable to me. Staying in Ghent will also give me a chance to perhaps visit a … Continue reading

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Tour of Flanders: no Koppenburg

Not that that makes it any easier mind. So I’ll hold off a sigh of relief just yet. More on the 2007 edition at procycling.com: http://www.procycling.com/news.aspx?ID=2528 I’ll need to start sorting hotels, transport and so on if I’m going to … Continue reading

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