Scheldeprijs review

Marcel Kittel kept his cool – and his balance – to win the 100th edition of the sprinters’ semi-Classic Scheldeprijs. The 23-year old German turned on the power in the final 150 metres to edge out Tyler Farrar and Theo Bos in a treacherous finish which saw a number of crashes. The win was Kittel’s fifth of the season, but the first for the newly unveiled Argos-Shimano team (formerly known as Project 1t4i).

Often overlooked due to its midweek slot between the Ronde van Vlaanderen and Paris-Roubaix, the Scheldeprijs is a rare opportunity for the pure sprinters to hold sway over the hard-men of the peloton during Classics season. Continue reading

Tweets of the Week: Tiny tots, Argonauts and Jens is BACK!

Funny, cruel, odd, personal … you get it all on Twitter. Each week, we’ll have a rundown of some of our favourite tweets. Here are the tweets for the week ending 1st April 2012.

Da do Ronde Ronde Ronde da do Ronde Ronde

Is this how many Rondes this little fan thinks Tommeke can win?

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