Tag Archives: Oude Kwaremont

Monumental Bergs: Watermolenstraat

You will get no argument from us that this week’s climb the Watermolenstraat is not a true Monumental Berg, because lets face it very few people actually know of it. But that is part of the beauty of the Flemish Ardennnes; the endless possibilities of the many small farm roads means that the likelihood of […]

Dwars Door Vlaanderen – Photos

Niki Terpstra and Chavenel dominate the Belgian bike race of Dwars Door Vlanderen

What a beautiful day of bicycle racing in Belgium! The 2012 Dwars Door Vlaanderen (Straight Through Flanders), Seen as one of the first real tests of the form for contenders for the big spring classics, race didn’t disappoint this year. We saw a very in form Omega Pharma team using their strength in numbers to launch Niki Terpstra […]

Monumental Bergs: The Oude Kwaremont

Next to the Muur van Geraardsbergen, this week’s feature climb is one of the most thought of climbs when you mention the Flemish Ardennes. The Oude Kwaremont has been a major player in the Tour of Flanders since the early 70’s, and has been included in many other major classics races as well. This year […]