Address: Around Brussels: contact the organiser for further details.
Experience first-hand the 94th edition of the cycling race between Paris and Brussels, which has been re-named Brussels Cycling Classic. In Brussels on 06/09/14!
Not only has the name changed, but the plan of the race has too, in order to adapt it to contemporary cycling, with Brussels being the starting point and the finish line.
The cyclists will cover 180km in Brussels and its surroundings, departing from the Cinquantenaire Esplanade and arriving at the foot of the Atomium!
The Brussels Cycling Classic, consisting of 92km in Walloon Brabant, 86km in Flemish Brabant and 23km in Brussels.
It also includes 11 hills, including the Vossemberg and the Smeysberg (Huldenburg) and the Langestraat (Neerijse) on 3 occasions, which is of course the most difficult of the lot.
In Brussels, participants go head to head along the boulevards of the capital, the Royal Palace of Laeken and the Royal Baudouin Stadium, before crossing the finish line on the Avenue de l'Impératrice Charlotte, at the foot of Brussels' famous statue!
Big names have been triumphant on the podium...whose turn is it this year?
Paris-Brussels is no longer, vive la Brussels Cycling Classic!
A bit of history
The Paris-Brussels race was organised for the first time in 1893, making it one of the oldest cycling competitions in the world.
No less than 13 world champions and many other famous cyclists such as, Briek Schotte, Van Steenbergen, Gimoni, Eddy Merkcx, Robbie McEwen and Tom Boonen have stepped onto the podium.
Accessible for persons with reduced mobility: 2 reserved zones guaranteeing visibility of the race are scheduled. Guide dogs are permitted and accessible toilets have been installed. Each zone includes reserved parking.