The high mass of the cycling spring takes place every fourteenth Sunday of the year. The most important day of the year for anyone whose heart beats for cycling, which includes practically every Flemish person. Easter parties are postponed, vacations are cut short. If the Tour of Flanders is on the calendar, everything else takes second place, and with good reason.
The Tour of Flanders has something unique. The thousands of fans who stand along the sidelines of the circuit, screaming for their favourites, create a magical atmosphere that cannot be compared with any other cycling race on earth. It’s like Filippo Pozzato recently said in an interview with an Italian newspaper, “If you want to know what cycling is, how much passion it generates, then go to the starting line of the Tour of Flanders in Bruges”.
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