On Sunday, February 26, 2012, the Flemish semi-classic Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne held. It is the 66th edition of the cycling race.
In 1945 the race was held for the first time. The Belgian Valère Ollivier won the first edition. In 1950 he managed again to win this match. No one has ever won more than twice this competition. Total successfully managed twelve riders to win this race twice. Except Ollivier was his countrymen, Valère Ollivier, Leon Van Daele, JEF Planckaert, Roger De Vlaeminck, Walter Planckaert, French Verhaeghen, Hendrik Redant, Johan Museeuw, Andrei Tchmil and Tom Boonen, and the Dutch in January Raas and Steven de Jongh.
One of the most heroic releases of recent years has taken place in 2010. The competition was then held in a terrible storm. The rain was pouring down and there were huge dust storms. Of the 195 drivers, only 26 drivers started the race. This edition was won by Dutchman Bobbie Traksel, before countryman Rick flange and Briton Ian Stannard.
From 10:30 skiers in Kuurne represented by Michel Wuyts. The unofficial start of the race is 11:55. The finish is expected around 04:45.
The official start is at Kuurnse racecourse. The official start is then given to Tweegemeentenweg. After the riders including Harelbeke, Vichte and Oudenaarde to the initial inclination: the Edelare. When the platoon goes through Brakel, Ninove and Geraardsbergen to Zarlandinge, which has a storage room. At around two riders on the second slope La Hoppe. After they gradually overcome the following ramps: Canary Mountain, Cross Mountain, Old Kwaremont, Cote du Trieu, the Tiegemberg and Nokereberg. The finish line is in Brugsesteenweg Kuurne. Around four o’clock the riders for the first time on the line, but then they still have two rounds of local driving. The competition has a total of 195 kilometers.
Participants / Starting list 2012
The complete start list is not yet known. It is now known which teams will participate in this competition.
World Tour teams
- Omega Pharma-Quick Step
- BMC Racing Team
- AG 2R La Mondiale
- Katusha Team
- Rabobank Cycling Team
- Team Garmin?? Cervélo
- Vacansoleil?? DCM
- Sky Team
- green Edge
- FDJ-Big Mat
Pro Continental Teams
- Topsport Vlaanderen?? Mercator
- Verandas Willems?? Accent
- Project 1t4i
- Cofidis, the kredit online
- Britain?? Schuller
- Saur?? Sojasun
- Farnese Vini?? Selle Italy
- Spider Tech powered by C10
- Team Type 1?? Sanofi
- AN-post?? Sean Kelly
KBK will be broadcast by the Belgian public broadcaster and the NIS.
This product is part of the special on the 2012 cycling season.
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