331 relations: Aalst, Belgium, Achiel Buysse, Adri van der Poel, Alcyon, Alcyon (cycling team), Alessandro Ballan, Alexander Kristoff, Andrea Tafi (cyclist), Andrei Tchmil, Antwerp, Anzegem, Armistice Day, Asphalt concrete, Belgian franc, Belgium, Belgium in World War I, Bell tower, Berendries, Bernard Gauthier, Bernard Hinault, Bernard Montgomery, Blankenberge, Bordeaux–Paris, Bosberg, Briek Schotte, Bruges, Brussels, Canadians, Capital punishment, Challenge Desgrange-Colombo, Classic cycle races, Claude Criquielion, Cobbled classics, Cobblestone, Collaboration with the Axis Powers, Commissaire (cycling), County of Flanders, Crosswind, Cycling infrastructure, Cycling monument, Cycling Weekly, Cyclingnews.com, Cyclosportive, Czechoslovakia, De Standaard, Denis Verschueren, Dutch language, East Flanders, Easter, Echelon formation, ..., Eddy Merckx, Edwig Van Hooydonck, Eeklo, Eikenberg, Eric Leman, Eric Vanderaerden, European Capital of Culture, Eurosport, Evergem, Exposition universelle et internationale (1913), Fabian Cancellara, Felice Gimondi, Filippo Pozzato, Fiorenzo Magni, Flanders, Flanders Classics, Flat tire, Flemish Ardennes, Flemish literature, Flemish Movement, Flemish people, France, Frans Maassen, Frans Verbeeck (cyclist), Fred De Bruyne, Freddy Maertens, French Community of Belgium, Gaston Rebry, Gérard Debaets, Gendarmerie, General classification in the Tour de France, Gent-Sint-Pieters railway station, Gentbrugge, George Hincapie, Geraardsbergen, German occupation of Belgium during World War II, Germany, Ghent, Gianluca Bortolami, Gianni Bugno, Giro di Lombardia, Greg LeMond, Halle, Belgium, Heiri Suter, Hennie Kuiper, Het Laatste Nieuws, Het Nieuwsblad, Het Volk (newspaper), Holy Week, House arrest, Immediate Media Company, Individual time trial, Ingelmunster, Interwar period, Italy, Izegem, Jacques Brel, Jan Raas, Jean Forestier, Jesper Skibby, Johan Museeuw, Judith Arndt, Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen, Kanarieberg, Karel Kaers, Karel Van Wijnendaele, Koppenberg, Korenmarkt, Ghent, Kortekeer, Kortrijk, Kruisberg, Kuipke, Lap of Honour, Le Plat Pays, Leberg, Leif Hoste, Leuven, Liège–Bastogne–Liège, List of women's road bicycle races, Louison Bobet, Marc Sergeant, Marcel Buysse, Mariakerke, East Flanders, Markt (Bruges), Mass (liturgy), Mediahuis, Meerbeke, Melden, Michele Bartoli, Middle Ages, Milan–San Remo, Mirjam Melchers, Molenberg (Zwalm), Moreno Argentin, Muur van Geraardsbergen, Nazi Germany, Netherlands, Nick Nuyens, Nico Mattan, Niki Terpstra, Nino Defilippis, Ninove, North Sea, Odile Defraye, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Ostend, Oude Kwaremont, Oudenaarde, Paris–Roubaix, Paris–Tours, Paterberg, Paul Deman, Pen name, Peter Sagan, Peter Van Petegem, Phil Anderson (cyclist), Photo finish, Provinces of Belgium, Race stage, Rainbow jersey, Raymond Impanis, Republic of Ireland, Reuters, Rik Van Looy, Rik Van Steenbergen, Road bicycle racing, Robert III, Count of Flanders, Roeselare, Roger De Vlaeminck, Romain Gijssels, Ronse, Sean Kelly (cyclist), Siberia, Sint-Niklaas, Six-day racing, Slovakia, Sprinter (cycling), Steenbeekdries, Steve Bauer, Stijn Devolder, Stijn Streuvels, Super Prestige Pernod International, Switzerland, Taaienberg, TF1 Group, The Guardian, The Netherlands in World War I, TI Media, Tom Boonen, Tom Simpson, Tour de France, Tour of Flanders for Women, Track cycling, Tuscany, UCI ProTour, UCI Road World Cup, UCI Women's World Tour, UCI World Tour, UEFA Euro 2000, UNESCO, United Kingdom, Van Nu en Straks, Velodrome, Veurne, Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroeporganisatie, Wallonia, Walter Godefroot, Walter Planckaert, Washing machine, West Flanders, Wetteren, Witchcraft, World Heritage site, World War I, World War II, Yahoo!, Ypres, Ypres Cloth Hall, 1913 Tour of Flanders, 1914 Tour of Flanders, 1919 Tour of Flanders, 1920 Tour of Flanders, 1921 Tour of Flanders, 1922 Tour of Flanders, 1923 Tour of Flanders, 1924 Tour of Flanders, 1925 Tour of Flanders, 1926 Tour of Flanders, 1927 Tour of Flanders, 1928 Tour of Flanders, 1929 Tour of Flanders, 1930 Tour of Flanders, 1931 Tour of Flanders, 1932 Tour of Flanders, 1933 Tour of Flanders, 1934 Tour of Flanders, 1935 Tour of Flanders, 1936 Tour of Flanders, 1937 Tour of Flanders, 1938 Tour of Flanders, 1939 Tour of Flanders, 1940 Tour of Flanders, 1941 Tour of Flanders, 1942 Tour of Flanders, 1943 Tour of Flanders, 1944 Tour of Flanders, 1945 Tour of Flanders, 1946 Tour of Flanders, 1947 Tour of Flanders, 1948 Tour of Flanders, 1949 Tour of Flanders, 1950 Tour of Flanders, 1951 Tour of Flanders, 1952 Tour of Flanders, 1953 Tour of Flanders, 1954 Tour of Flanders, 1955 Tour of Flanders, 1956 Tour of Flanders, 1957 Tour of Flanders, 1958 Tour of Flanders, 1959 Tour of Flanders, 1960 Tour of Flanders, 1961 Tour of Flanders, 1962 Tour of Flanders, 1963 Tour of Flanders, 1964 Tour of Flanders, 1965 Tour of Flanders, 1966 Tour of Flanders, 1967 Tour of Flanders, 1968 Tour of Flanders, 1969 Tour of Flanders, 1970 Tour of Flanders, 1971 Tour of Flanders, 1972 Tour of Flanders, 1973 Tour of Flanders, 1974 Tour of Flanders, 1975 Tour of Flanders, 1976 Tour of Flanders, 1977 Tour of Flanders, 1978 Tour of Flanders, 1979 Tour of Flanders, 1980 Tour of Flanders, 1981 Tour of Flanders, 1982 Tour of Flanders, 1983 Tour of Flanders, 1984 Tour of Flanders, 1985 Tour of Flanders, 1986 Tour of Flanders, 1987 Tour of Flanders, 1988 Tour of Flanders, 1989 Tour of Flanders, 1990 Tour of Flanders, 1991 Tour of Flanders, 1992 Tour of Flanders, 1993 Tour of Flanders, 1994 Tour of Flanders, 1995 Tour of Flanders, 1996 Tour of Flanders, 1997 Tour of Flanders, 1998 Tour of Flanders, 1999 Tour of Flanders, 2000 Tour of Flanders, 2001 Tour of Flanders, 2002 Tour of Flanders, 2003 Tour of Flanders, 2004 Tour of Flanders, 2005 Tour of Flanders, 2006 Tour of Flanders, 2007 Tour of Flanders, 2008 Tour of Flanders, 2009 Tour of Flanders, 2010 Tour of Flanders, 2011 Tour of Flanders, 2012 Tour of Flanders, 2013 Tour of Flanders, 2014 Tour of Flanders, 2015 Tour of Flanders, 2016 Tour of Flanders, 2017 Tour of Flanders, 2018 Tour of Flanders, 2018 Tour of Flanders for Women. Expand index (281 more) » « Shrink index
Aalst (Alost, Brabantian: Oilsjt) is a city and municipality on the Dender River, northwest from Brussels.
Achiel Buysse (1918–1984) was a Belgian cyclist.
Adri van der Poel (born 17 June 1959 in Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands) is a retired Dutch cyclist.
The Alcyon was a French bicycle, automobile and motorcycle manufacturer between 1903 and 1954.
Alcyon was a French professional cycling team that was active from 1905 to 1959, and returned in 1961 and 1962.
Alessandro Ballan (born 6 November 1979 in Castelfranco Veneto, Veneto) is an Italian former professional road bicycle racer who most recently rode for UCI World Tour team.
Alexander Kristoff (born 5 July 1987) is a Norwegian professional road bicycle racer with the UCI WorldTeam.
Andrea Tafi (born 7 May 1966 in Fucecchio) is an Italian former road bicycle racer who retired from his professional career in 2005.
Andrei Tchmil (born 22 January 1963) is a retired Soviet (until 1991), Moldovan (1992–1995), Ukrainian (1995–1998) and Belgian (since 1998) professional road bicycle racer.
Antwerp (Antwerpen, Anvers) is a city in Belgium, and is the capital of Antwerp province in Flanders.
Anzegem is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders.
Armistice Day is commemorated every year on 11 November to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany at Compiègne, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of World War I, which took effect at eleven o'clock in the morning—the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" of 1918.
Asphalt concrete (commonly called asphalt, blacktop, or pavement in North America, and tarmac, bitumen macadam or rolled asphalt in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland) is a composite material commonly used to surface roads, parking lots, airports, as well as the core of embankment dams.
The Belgian franc (Franc belge, Belgische frank, Belgischer Franken) was the currency of the Kingdom of Belgium from 1832 until 2002 when the Euro was introduced.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
The history of Belgium in World War I traces Belgium's role between the German invasion in 1914, through the continued military resistance and occupation of the territory by German forces, known.
A bell tower is a tower that contains one or more bells, or that is designed to hold bells even if it has none.
The Berendries is an uphill street in Michelbeke, part of the municipality of Brakel, in the Belgian province of East Flanders.
Bernard Gauthier (born 22 September 1924 in Beaumont-Monteux) is a retired French road racing cyclist, who was professional from 1947 to 1961.
Bernard Hinault (born 14 November 1954) is a French former professional cyclist who won the Tour de France five times.
Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, (17 November 1887 – 24 March 1976), nicknamed "Monty" and "The Spartan General", was a senior British Army officer who fought in both the First World War and the Second World War.
Blankenberge (West Flemish: Blanknberge) is a town and a municipality in the Belgian province of West Flanders.
The Bordeaux–Paris professional cycle race was one of Europe's Classic cycle races, and one of the longest in the professional calendar, covering approximately - more than twice most single-day races.
The Bosberg (English: Forest Hill) is a hill in the Pajottenland in Belgium with its top located on the border of East Flanders and Flemish Brabant.
Alberic "Briek" Schotte (born Kanegem, West Flanders, 7 September 1919 – died Kortrijk, 4 April 2004) was a Belgian professional road racing cyclist, one of the champions of the 1940s and 1950s.
Bruges (Brugge; Bruges; Brügge) is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium, in the northwest of the country.
Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
Canadians (Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada.
Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime.
The Challenge Desgrange-Colombo was a season-long road bicycle racing competition between 1948 and 1958.
The classic cycle races are the most prestigious one-day professional road cycling races in the international calendar.
Claude Criquielion (11 January 1957 – 18 February 2015) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer who raced between 1979 and 1990.
The Cobbled classics are four cycling classics held in March and April.
Cobblestone is a natural building material based on cobble-sized stones, and is used for pavement roads, streets, and buildings.
Within nations occupied by the Axis Powers in World War II, some citizens and organizations, prompted by nationalism, ethnic hatred, anti-communism, antisemitism, opportunism, self-defense, or often a combination, knowingly collaborated with the Axis Powers.
Commissaire is the generic term for an official in competitive cycling, approximately equivalent to umpires or referees in other sports.
The County of Flanders (Graafschap Vlaanderen, Comté de Flandre) was a historic territory in the Low Countries.
A crosswind is any wind that has a perpendicular component to the line or direction of travel.
Cycling infrastructure refers to all infrastructure which may be used by cyclists.
The Monuments are classic cycle races generally considered to be the oldest, hardest and most prestigious one-day events in road cycling.
Cycling Weekly is a British cycling magazine.
Cyclingnews.com is a website providing cycling news and race result owned by Immediate Media Company.
A cyclosportive, or often simply sportive, is a short to long distance, organised, mass-participation cycling event, typically held annually.
Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia (Czech and Československo, Česko-Slovensko), was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the:Czech Republic and:Slovakia on 1 January 1993.
De Standaard (meaning The Standard in English) is a Flemish daily newspaper published in Belgium by Mediahuis (formerly Corelio and VUM).
Denis Verschueren (11 February 1897 - 18 April 1954) was a Belgian racing cyclist.
The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.
East Flanders (Dutch: Oost-Vlaanderen, (Province de) Flandre-Orientale, Ostflandern) is a province of Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium.
Easter,Traditional names for the feast in English are "Easter Day", as in the Book of Common Prayer, "Easter Sunday", used by James Ussher and Samuel Pepys and plain "Easter", as in books printed in,, also called Pascha (Greek, Latin) or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary 30 AD.
An echelon formation is a (usually military) formation in which its units are arranged diagonally.
Édouard Louis Joseph, baron Merckx (born 17 June 1945), better known as Eddy Merckx, is a Belgian former professional road and track bicycle racer who is widely seen as the most successful rider in the history of competitive cycling.
Edwig Van Hooydonck (born 4 August 1966 in Ekeren) is a former professional road racing cyclist from Belgium.
Eeklo is a Belgian municipality in the Flemish province of East Flanders.
The Eikenberg (English: Oak Hill) is a hill and road in the municipality of Maarkedal, in the Belgian province of East Flanders.
Eric Leman (born 17 July 1946) is a former professional road racing cyclist from West Flanders, Belgium.
Eric Vanderaerden (born 11 February 1962) is a retired road cyclist from the town of Lummen, Belgium.
The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union (EU) for a period of one calendar year during which it organises a series of cultural events with a strong pan-European dimension.
Eurosport is a pan-European television sports network, owned and operated by Discovery, Inc. Discovery took a 20% minority interest share in December 2012, and became the majority shareholder in the Eurosport venture with TF1 in January 2014, taking a 51% share of the company.
Evergem is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders.
The Exposition universelle et internationale of 1913 was a World's Fair held in Ghent from 26 April to 3 November.
Fabian Cancellara (born 18 March 1981), nicknamed "Spartacus", is a Swiss former professional road bicycle racer who last rode for UCI ProTeam.
Felice Gimondi (born 29 September 1942) is an Italian former professional racing cyclist. With his 1968 victory at the Vuelta a España, only three years after becoming a professional cyclist, Gimondi, nicknamed "The Phoenix", was the second cyclist (after Jacques Anquetil) to win all three Grand Tours of road cycling: Tour de France (1965, his first year as a pro), Giro d'Italia (1967, 1969 and 1976), and Vuelta a España (1968). He remains one of only six cyclists to have done so.
Filippo "Pippo" Pozzato (born 10 September 1981) is an Italian road racing cyclist with UCI Professional Continental team.
Fiorenzo Magni (7 December 1920 – 19 October 2012) was an Italian professional road racing cyclist.
Flanders (Vlaanderen, Flandre, Flandern) is the Dutch-speaking northern portion of Belgium, although there are several overlapping definitions, including ones related to culture, language, politics and history.
Flanders Classics is an official cooperation among the organizers of the classic cycle races held in Flanders.
A flat tire (British English: flat tyre) is a deflated pneumatic tire, which can cause the rim of the wheel to ride on the tire tread or the ground potentially resulting in loss of control of the vehicle or irreparable damage to the tire.
The Flemish Ardennes is an informal name given to a hilly region in the south of the province of East Flanders, Belgium.
Flemish literature is literature from Flanders, historically a region comprising parts of present-day Belgium, France and the Netherlands.
The Flemish Movement (Vlaamse Beweging) is the political movement for greater autonomy of the Belgian region of Flanders, for protection of the Dutch language, for the overall protection of Flemish culture and history, and in some cases, for splitting from Belgium and forming an independent state.
The Flemish or Flemings are a Germanic ethnic group native to Flanders, in modern Belgium, who speak Dutch, especially any of its dialects spoken in historical Flanders, known collectively as Flemish Dutch.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Franciscus ("Frans") Albertus Antonius Johannes Maassen (born 27 January 1965 in Haelen, Limburg) is a directeur sportif.
Frans Verbeeck (born 13 June 1941) is a Belgian former road bicycle racer.
Alfred De Bruyne (21 October 1930 – 4 February 1994) was a Belgian champion cyclist.
Freddy Maertens (born 13 February 1952 in Nieuwpoort) is a Belgian former professional racing cyclist who was twice world road race champion.
In Belgium, the French Community (Communauté française); refers to one of the three constituent constitutional linguistic communities.
Gaston Rebry (29 January 1905 in – 3 July 1953 in Wevelgem) was a Belgian former champion road racing cyclist between 1928 and 1935.
Gérard Debaets (17 April 1899 – 27 April 1959) was a Belgian racing cyclist.
Wrong info! --> A gendarmerie or gendarmery is a military component with jurisdiction in civil law enforcement.
The general classification is the most important classification, the one by which the winner of the Tour de France is determined.
Gent-Sint-Pieters is the main railway station in Ghent, Belgium, and the third-busiest in Belgium, with 17.65 million passengers a year.
Gentbrugge is one of 25 districts ("wijken") of the city of Ghent, Belgium in the Flemish Region of Belgium.
George Hincapie (born June 29, 1973) is an American former road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 1994 and 2012.
Geraardsbergen (Grammont) is a city and municipality located in the Denderstreek and in the Flemish Ardennes, the hilly southern part of the Belgian province of East Flanders.
The German occupation of Belgium (Occupation allemande, Duitse bezetting) during World War II began on 28 May 1940 when the Belgian army surrendered to German forces and lasted until Belgium's liberation by the Western Allies between September 1944 and February 1945.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Ghent (Gent; Gand) is a city and a municipality in the Flemish Region of Belgium.
Gianluca Bortolami (born 28 August 1968) is an Italian former professional road racing cyclist.
Gianni Bugno (born 14 February 1964) is a retired Italian professional road racing cyclist.
The Giro di Lombardia (Tour of Lombardy), officially Il Lombardia, is a cycling race in Lombardy, Italy.
Gregory James "Greg" LeMond (born June 26, 1961) is an American former professional road racing cyclist who won the Road Race World Championship twice (1983 and 1989) and the Tour de France three times (1986, 1989 and 1990).
Halle (Hal) is a city and municipality of Belgium, in the district (arrondissement) Halle-Vilvoorde of the province Flemish Brabant.
Heinrich 'Heiri' Suter (10 July 1899 – 6 November 1978) was a professional road racing cyclist from Switzerland.
Hendrikus Andreas "Hennie" Kuiper (born 3 February 1949) is a Dutch former professional road racing cyclist.
Het Laatste Nieuws (in English The Latest News) is a Dutch language newspaper based in Brussels, Belgium.
Het Nieuwsblad (The Newspaper) is a Belgian newspaper that mainly focusses on "a broad view" regarding politics, culture, economics, lifestyle, society and sports.
Het Volk (The People) was a Belgian newspaper that focused on "news with a human undertone".
Holy Week (Latin: Hebdomas Sancta or Hebdomas Maior, "Greater Week"; Greek: Ἁγία καὶ Μεγάλη Ἑβδομάς, Hagia kai Megale Hebdomas, "Holy and Great Week") in Christianity is the week just before Easter.
In justice and law, house arrest (also called home confinement, home detention, or, in modern times, electronic monitoring) is a measure by which a person is confined by the authorities to a residence.
Immediate Media Company Limited (styled as Immediate Media Co) is a combined publishing house containing the former assets of Origin Publishing, Magicalia and BBC Magazines.
An individual time trial (ITT) is a road bicycle race in which cyclists race alone against the clock on flat or rolling terrain, or up a mountain road such as Alpe d'Huez (in French: contre la montre – literally "against the watch", in Italian: tappa a cronometro "stopwatch stage").
Ingelmunster is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders.
In the context of the history of the 20th century, the interwar period was the period between the end of the First World War in November 1918 and the beginning of the Second World War in September 1939.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
Izegem is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders.
Jacques Romain Georges Brel (8 April 1929 – 9 October 1978) was a Belgian singer, songwriter, poet, actor and director who composed and performed literate, thoughtful, and theatrical songs that generated a large, devoted following—initially in Belgium and France, later throughout the world.
Jan Raas (born 8 November 1952) is a Dutch former professional cyclist whose 115 wins include the 1979 World Road Race Championship in Valkenburg, he also won the Tour of Flanders in 1979 and 1983, Paris–Roubaix in 1982 and Milan–San Remo in 1977.
Jean Forestier (born 7 October 1930) is a former French cyclist.
Jesper Skibby (born 21 March 1964 in Silkeborg, Denmark) is a retired professional road racing cyclist.
Johan Museeuw (born 13 October 1965) is a retired Belgian professional road racing cyclist who was a professional from 1988 until 2004.
Judith Arndt (born 23 July 1976) is a retired German professional cyclist, who last rode for the GreenEDGE-AIS cycling team.
Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen (Championship of Flanders) or Koolskamp Koerse is a single-day road bicycle race held annually in September in Koolskamp (part-municipality of Ardooie), West Flanders, Belgium.
Kanarieberg (English: Canary Hill) is the name of a road and hill in the municipality of Ronse, in the Belgian province of East Flanders.
Karel Kaers (3 June 1914 – 20 December 1972) was a Belgian professional cyclist with 30 wins.
Karel Van Wijnendaele, pseudonym of Carolus Ludovicius Steyaert (Torhout, 16 November 1882 - Deinze, 20 December 1961), was a pioneer of Flemish sports journalism.
Koppenberg (literally "Heads Mountain") is a high hill in Oudenaarde, the Flemish Ardennes, Belgium.
Korenmarkt (Wheat Market) is a city square in the historic center of Ghent, Belgium.
Kortekeer is the name of an uphill road in the municipality of Maarkedal, in the Belgian province of East Flanders.
Kortrijk (in English also Courtrai or Courtray; official name in Dutch: Kortrijk,; West Flemish: Kortryk or Kortrik, Courtrai,; Cortoriacum) is a Belgian city and municipality in the Flemish province of West Flanders.
The Kruisberg, also known as Oude Kruisberg or Oude Kruisens, is a hill and road in the city of Ronse, in Flanders, Belgium.
Kuipke or Citadel Park Velodrome is an indoor velodrome in Ghent, Belgium.
Lap of Honour is an EP released on 18 January 2005 as a Japan-only release by British rock band Kaiser Chiefs, though it is available for import.
"Le Plat Pays" (Translation: The Flat Country) is a French-language song by Belgian singer Jacques Brel about his home country.
The Leberg is a hill and uphill street in Elst, part of the municipality of Brakel, in the Belgian province of East Flanders.
Leif Hoste (born 17 July 1977) is a retired Belgian professional road racing cyclist, who last rode for UCI Professional Continental Team team.
Leuven or Louvain (Louvain,; Löwen) is the capital of the province of Flemish Brabant in Belgium.
Liège–Bastogne–Liège, often called La Doyenne ("The Old Lady"), is a one-day classic cycling race in Belgium.
This is a list of women's women's road cycling races.
Louis "Louison" Bobet (12 March 1925 - 13 March 1983) was a French professional road racing cyclist.
Marc Sergeant (born 16 August 1959 in Aalst, East Flanders) is a Belgian former professional road bicycle racer.
Marcel Buysse (Wontergem, 11 November 1889- Ghent, 3 October 1939) was a Belgian racing cyclist.
Mariakerke is a village in the Belgian province of East-Flanders.
The Markt ("Market Square") of Bruges is located in the heart of the city and covers an area of about 1 hectare.
Mass is a term used to describe the main eucharistic liturgical service in many forms of Western Christianity.
Mediahuis is a Belgian newspaper publishing and broadcast media company.
Meerbeke is a village in the Denderstreek in the province of East Flanders in Belgium.
Melden is a village belonging partly to the municipality of Oudenaarde and partly to the municipality of Kluisbergen.
Michele Bartoli (born 27 May 1970, in Pisa) is a retired Italian road racing cyclist.
In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Milan–San Remo (in Italian Milano-Sanremo), also called "The Spring classic" or "La Classicissima", is an annual cycling race between Milan and Sanremo, in Northwest Italy.
Maria Wilhelmina Johanna "Mirjam" Melchers-Van Poppel (born September 26, 1975 in Arnhem, Gelderland) is a female former racing cyclist from the Netherlands, married to former sprinter Jean-Paul van Poppel.
The Molenberg (Mill Hill) is a hill in the municipality of Zwalm, in the Belgian province of East Flanders, with its top at 56 m.
Moreno Argentin (born 17 December 1960) is an Italian former professional cyclist (from 1981 to 1994) and race director.
The Muur van Geraardsbergen (English: Wall of Geraardsbergen/Grammont, French: Mur de Grammont) is a steep, narrow road with cobblestones in Geraardsbergen, Belgium.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
Nick Nuyens (born 5 May 1980 in Lier) is a Belgian former professional road racing cyclist who last rode for UCI ProTeam.
Nico Mattan (born 17 July 1971) is a Belgian former road racing cyclist.
Niki Terpstra (born 18 May 1984) is a Dutch racing cyclist with UCI ProTeam.
Nino Defilippis (21 March 1932, Turin – 13 July 2010, Turin) was an Italian road bicycle racer who won the Giro di Lombardia in 1958, as well as nine stages at the Giro d'Italia, seven stages at the Tour de France and two stages at the Vuelta a España.
Ninove is a city and municipality located in the Flemish province of East Flanders in Belgium.
The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
Odile Defraye (Odiel Defraeye; 14 July 1888 - 21 August 1965) was a Belgian road racing cyclist who won three stages and the overall title of the 1912 Tour de France, which was the last tour decided by a points system instead of overall best time.
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, previously Omloop Het Volk, is a one-day road cycling race in Belgium, held annually in late February.
Ostend (Oostende, or; Ostende; Ostende) is a Belgian coastal city and municipality, located in the province of West Flanders.
The Oude Kwaremont (English: Old Kwaremont) is a road in Kluisbergen, a municipality in the Belgian province of East Flanders.
Oudenaarde (French Audenarde, English sometimes Oudenarde) is a Belgian municipality in the Flemish province of East Flanders.
The Paris–Roubaix is a one-day professional men's bicycle road race in northern France, starting north of Paris and finishing in Roubaix, at the border with Belgium.
Paris–Tours is a French one-day classic cycling race held every October from the outskirts of Paris to the cathedral city of Tours.
The Paterberg is a hill in the municipality of Kluisbergen, in the Belgian province of East Flanders.
Paul Deman (25 April 1889 in Rekkem, West Flanders, Belgium – 31 July 1961 in Outrijve, Belgium) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer for 15 years from 1909–1924, and a carpet maker by trade.
A pen name (nom de plume, or literary double) is a pseudonym (or, in some cases, a variant form of a real name) adopted by an author and printed on the title page or by-line of their works in place of their "real" name.
Peter Sagan (born 26 January 1990) is a Slovak professional road bicycle racer for UCI WorldTeam.
Peter van Petegem (born 18 January 1970 in Brakel, Belgium) is a former professional road racing cyclist.
Philip Grant Anderson (born 12 March 1958) is an Australian former professional racing cyclist who was the first non-European to wear the yellow jersey of the Tour de France.
A photo finish occurs in a sporting race when multiple competitors cross the finishing line at nearly the same time.
The country of Belgium is divided into three regions.
In sports, a stage, or leg, or heat, is a unit of a race which has been divided in several parts for the reason such as length of the distance to be covered, as in a multi-day event.
The rainbow jersey is the distinctive jersey worn by the reigning world champion in a cycling discipline, since 1927.
Raymond Impanis (19 October 1925 – 31 December 2010) was a Belgian professional cyclist from 1947 to 1963.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Henri "Rik" Van Looy (born 20 December 1933 in Grobbendonk) is a Belgian former professional cyclist of the post-war period, nicknamed the King of the Classics or Emperor of Herentals (after the small Belgian town where he lived).
Rik Van Steenbergen (Arendonk, 9 September 1924 – Antwerp, 15 May 2003) was a Belgian racing cyclist, considered to be one of the best among the great number of successful Belgian cyclists.
Road bicycle racing is the cycle sport discipline of road cycling, held on paved roads.
Robert III (1249 – 17 September 1322), also called Robert of Béthune and nicknamed The Lion of Flanders (De Leeuw van Vlaanderen), was the Count of Nevers from 1273 and Count of Flanders from 1305 until his death.
Roeselare (Roulers, West Flemish: Roeseloare) is a Belgian city and municipality in the Flemish province of West Flanders.
Roger De Vlaeminck (born 24 August 1947) is a Belgian former professional racing cyclist.
Romain Gijssels (Denderwindeke, 10 March 1907 – Paris, 31 March 1978) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer between 1930 and 1936.
Ronse (Renaix) is a Belgian city and a municipality in the Flemish province of East Flanders.
John James 'Sean' Kelly (born 24 May 1956) is an Irish former professional road bicycle racer.
Siberia (a) is an extensive geographical region, and by the broadest definition is also known as North Asia.
Sint-Niklaas (French: Saint-Nicolas) is a Belgian city and municipality located in the Flemish province of East Flanders.
A six or six-day is a track cycling race that lasts six days.
Slovakia (Slovensko), officially the Slovak Republic (Slovenská republika), is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
A sprinter is a road bicycle racer or track racer who can finish a race very explosively by accelerating quickly to a high speed, often using the slipstream of another cyclist or group of cyclists tactically to conserve energy.
Steenbeekdries is an uphill cobbled road in the municipality of Maarkedal, in the Belgian province of East Flanders.
Steven Todd Bauer, MSM (born June 12, 1959) is a former professional road bicycle racer from Canada.
Stijn Devolder (born 29 August 1979 in Kortrijk, West Flanders) is a Belgian professional road bicycle racer, riding for UCI ProTeam.
Stijn Streuvels (3 October 1871, Heule, Kortrijk - 15 August 1969, Ingooigem, Anzegem), born Franciscus (Frank) Petrus Maria Lateur, was a Belgian writer.
The Super Prestige Pernod International was a season-long competition in road bicycle racing between 1958 and 1988.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
The Taaienberg is a hill in the municipality of Maarkedal, in the Belgian province of East Flanders.
TF1 Group (Groupe TF1) is a French media holding company, the owner of channel TF1, the largest European private TV channel.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Kingdom of the Netherlands was neutral during World War I. This was part of a strict policy of neutrality in international affairs that started in 1830 with the secession of Belgium, or the Southern Netherlands, from the north.
TI Media (formerly International Publishing Corporation, IPC Media and Time Inc. UK), on the IPC Media website is a consumer magazine and digital publisher in the United Kingdom, with a large portfolio selling over 350 million copies each year.
Tom Boonen (born 15 October 1980) is a Belgian former road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2002 and 2017, for the and teams.
Thomas Simpson (30 November 1937 – 13 July 1967) was one of Britain's most successful professional cyclists.
The Tour de France is an annual male multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France, while also occasionally making passes through nearby countries.
The Tour of Flanders for Women (Ronde van Vlaanderen voor Vrouwen) is the women's edition of the Tour of Flanders, an annual road bicycle racing event in Flanders, Belgium, held in early April.
Track cycling is a bicycle racing sport usually held on specially built banked tracks or velodromes (but many events are held at older velodromes where the track banking is relatively shallow) using track bicycles.
Tuscany (Toscana) is a region in central Italy with an area of about and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants (2013).
The UCI ProTour was a series of road bicycle races in Europe, Australia and Canada organised by the UCI (International Cycling Union).
The UCI Road World Cup was a season-long road cycling competition held since 1989 till 2004 and comprising ten one-day events.
The UCI Women's World Tour is the premier annual female elite road cycling tour.
The UCI World Tour (2009–2010: UCI World Ranking) is the premier men's elite road cycling tour, sitting above the various regional UCI Continental Circuits.
The 2000 UEFA European Football Championship, also known as Euro 2000, was the 11th UEFA European Football Championship, which is held every four years and organised by UEFA, association football's governing body in Europe.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Van Nu en Straks (Of Now and Later or Today and Tomorrow) was a Flemish literary and cultural magazine that was founded in 1893 by August Vermeylen.
A velodrome is an arena for track cycling.
Veurne (italic) is a city and municipality in the Belgian province of West Flanders.
The Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroeporganisatie (Flemish Radio and Television Broadcasting Organization), or VRT, is the national public-service broadcaster for the Flemish Region and Community of Belgium.
Wallonia (Wallonie, Wallonie(n), Wallonië, Walonreye, Wallounien) is a region of Belgium.
Walter Godefroot (born 2 July 1943) is a retired Belgian professional road bicycle racer and former directeur sportif of, later known as T-Mobile Team, professional team.
Walter Planckaert (born 8 April 1948 in Nevele) is a Belgian former professional road racing cyclist.
A washing machine (laundry machine, clothes washer, or washer) is a device used to wash laundry.
West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen; West Flemish: West Vloandern; French: (Province de) Flandre-Occidentale; German: Westflandern) is the most western province of the Flemish Region, in Belgium.
Wetteren is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders.
Witchcraft or witchery broadly means the practice of and belief in magical skills and abilities exercised by solitary practitioners and groups.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yahoo! is a web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc..
Ypres (Ieper) is a Belgian municipality in the province of West Flanders.
The Cloth Hall (Lakenhal/Lakenhalle) is a large cloth hall, a medieval commercial building, in Ypres, Belgium.
The 1913 Tour of Flanders was the 1st edition of the Tour of Flanders single-day cycling race, known as one of the Monument classics.
The second running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday, 22 March 1914.
The 3rd edition of the cycling race, the Tour of Flanders took place on 23 March 1919 and was won by the Belgian Henri Van Lerberghe.
The 1920 Tour of Flanders was held in 1920.
The seventh running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 18 March 1923.
The eighth running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Tuesday, 18 March 1924.
The ninth running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 29 March 1925.
The 1926 Tour of Flanders was held in 1926.
The 1927 Tour of Flanders was held in 1927.
The 1928 Tour of Flanders was held in 1928.
The 1929 Tour of Flanders was held on March 17, 1929.
The 1930 Tour of Flanders was held in 1930.
The 1931 Tour of Flanders was held in 1931.
The 1932 Tour of Flanders was held in 1932.
The 1933 Tour of Flanders was held on April 2, 1933.
The 1934 Tour of Flanders was held on March 18, 1934.
The 1935 Tour of Flanders was held on April 14, 1935.
The 1936 Tour of Flanders was held in 1936.
The 1937 Tour of Flanders was held in 1937.
The 1938 Tour of Flanders was held in 1938.
The 1939 Tour of Flanders was held in 1939.
The 1940 Tour of Flanders was held in 1940.
The 1941 Tour of Flanders was held in 1941.
The 1942 Tour of Flanders was held in 1942.
The 1943 Tour of Flanders was held in 1943.
The 1944 Tour of Flanders was held in 1944.
The 1945 Tour of Flanders was held in 1945.
The 1946 Tour of Flanders was held in 1946.
The 31st running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 27 April 1947.
The 32nd running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 18 April 1948.
The 33rd running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 10 April 1949.
The 34th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 2 April 1950.
The 35th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 1 April 1951.
The 36th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 6 April 1952.
The 37th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 5 April 1953.
The 38th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 4 April 1954.
The 39th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 27 March 1955.
The 40th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Easter Monday, 2 April 1956.
The 41st running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 31 March 1957.
The 42nd running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 30 March 1958.
The 43rd running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 30 March 1959.
The 44th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 3 April 1960.
The 1961 Tour of Flanders cycling race took place on March 26, 1961, and was won by Rapha-Gitane-Dunlop's Tom Simpson, becoming the first British winner.
The 46th Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 1 April 1962.
The 47th Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 31 March 1963.
The 48th Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 5 April 1964.
The 49th Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Saturday, 17 April 1965.
The 50th Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Saturday, 9 April 1966.
The 51st Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 2 April 1967.
The 52nd Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Saturday, 30 March 1968.
The 53rd running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 30 March 1969.
The 54th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 5 April 1970.
The 55th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 4 April 1971, won by Dutchman Evert Dolman.
The 56th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 9 April 1972.
The 57th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 1 April 1973.
The 58th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 31 March 1974.
The 59th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 6 April 1975.
The 60th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 4 April 1976.
The 61st running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on 3 April 1977.
The 62nd Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 9 April 1978.
The 63rd Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 1 April 1979.
The 64th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 30 March 1980.
The 65th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 5 April 1981.
The 66th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 4 April 1982.
The 67th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 3 April 1983.
The 68th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 1 April 1984.
The 69th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race took place on 7 April 1985.
The 70th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race was held on 6 April 1986.
The 71st running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race was held on 5 April 1987.
The 72nd running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on 3 April 1988.
The 73rd running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on 2 April 1989.
The 74th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 1 April 1990.
The 75th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 7 April 1991.
The 76th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic was held on Sunday, 5 April 1992.
The 77th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 4 April 1993.
The 78th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 3 April 1994.
The 79th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 2 April 1995.
The 80th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 7 April 1996.
The 81st running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 6 April 1997.
The 82nd running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 5 April 1998.
The 83rd running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 4 April 1999.
The 84th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 2 April 2000.
The 85th edition of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic in Belgium took place on 8 April 2001.
The 86th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 7 April 2002.
The 87th running of the Tour of Flanders cycling race in Belgium was held on Sunday 6 April 2003.
The 88th Tour of Flanders bicycle race in Belgium was held on 4 April 2004.
These are the results for the 2005 edition of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic, which saw the emergence of Tom Boonen in the Flemish classics.
The 2006 Tour of Flanders was the 90th edition of the Tour of Flanders cycling classic, taking place on 2 April 2006.
The 2007 Tour of Flanders cycle race was the 91st edition of this monumental classic and took place on April 8.
The 2008 Tour of Flanders cycle race was the 92nd edition of this monumental classic and took place on April 6.
The 2009 Tour of Flanders cycle race is the 93rd edition of the monument classic and took place on 5 April.
The 2010 Tour of Flanders cycle race was the 94th edition of this monument classic and took place on 4 April.
The 2011 Tour of Flanders cycle race was the 95th edition of this monumental classic and took place on 3 April.
The 2012 Tour of Flanders was the 96th edition of the Tour of Flanders single-day "Monument" cycling race.
The 2013 Tour of Flanders was the 97th edition of the Tour of Flanders single-day cycling race, known as one of the Monument classics.
The 2014 Tour of Flanders was the 98th edition of the Tour of Flanders single-day Monument classics.
The 2015 Tour of Flanders (in Dutch, Ronde van Vlaanderen) was the 99th edition of the Tour of Flanders one-day cycling race.
The 2016 Tour of Flanders was a one-day classic cycling race that took place in Belgium on Sunday 3 April 2016.
The 2017 Tour of Flanders (Ronde van Vlaanderen 2017) was the 101st edition of the Tour of Flanders, a one-day cycling classic, that took place on 2 April 2017.
The 2018 Tour of Flanders (Ronde van Vlaanderen 2018) was a road cycling one-day race that took place on 1 April 2018 in Belgium.
The 2018 Tour of Flanders for Women was the 15th running of the Tour of Flanders for Women, a women's bicycle race in Belgium.