In what’s a good sign for the upcoming northern classics, Tyler Farrar sprinted to third in the 73rd Gent-Wevelgem to put Garmin-Cervélo on the podium at the important, one-day semi-Classic in Belgium. Belgian star Tom Boonen won in a hotly-contested sprint, with Italian Daniele Bennati crossing the line second just ahead of Farrar, who rounded [...]
Here is the exclusive data download from Chris Sutton’s Garmin Edge 705 from the spring Classic Gent-Wevelgem. Location: Wevelgem, Belgium Overview: Gent-Wevelgem is a mostly flat but often windy parcours with a loop containing two climbs — the Monteberg and the Kemmelberg — repeated twice.
Sure it is fun to watch the guys racing on the front of the race, going for the win. But all of that would not be possible if it were not for the team staff driving the team car in the race caravan behind the peloton — as well as the domestiques going back and [...]