Originally Posted by El Pistolero
Yeah, as if ASO ever uses the most interesting terrain in Belgium... Would have loved to see a mini-Ronde van Vlaanderen in the Tour next year... To celebrate the centenary edition of the Ronde van Vlaanderen.
my dream first few days of the tour are:
1st stage- middle lenght itt in Paris to create gaps
2nd stage- stage over the arenberg, mons-en-pévèle and the carrefour de l'arbe + some other sections finishing at the velodrome.
3rd stage- flat stage to lick the wounds
4th stage- mini ronde over the koppenberg, molenberg, muur and bosberg plus some other cobbled and non cobbled hills
5th stage- hilly long stage over lá redoute, roche aux faucons, st. nicolas and the uphill finish in liege.
a true anthem to the classics
with the itt and the proper roubaix cobbles on the first 2 days the favorites would have to be going for it already at the mini ronde stage and the liege stage.