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Omloop het Nieuwsblad 2017…Betting Tip

Do not be put off by the title. The Omloop, formerly known as Het Volk, signals the start of the Belgian cobbled classics season….and this race has been won by stellar performers such as Herman van Springel, Roger de Vlaeminck, … Continue reading

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Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Review

Back in The Wattmeister’s  heyday, the Belgian racing season began on the last weekend of February  with Saturday hosting the cobbled Krentenbol Klassiek followed by the Stroopwafel Schild on Sunday. As this was racing for amateurs, the winners received no financial remuneration but … Continue reading

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Omloop het Nieuwsblad, Ian Stannard

Saturday 1st March 2014, and blue skies reigned over London, with barely a breath of wind to ruffle the lycra. However, in Flanders, East Belgium, the denouement of Europe’s first big road race of 2014 was unfolding in cold and … Continue reading

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