The 55th Edition of the Brabantse Pijl will be held on Wednesday, 15 april 2015. What are participants in this bike race in Flemish Brabant on the start list? The hills are part of the route of the Brabantse Pijl 2015? The drivers have won this competition in over the years? What are the Favorites to grab the victory in 2015 in this semi-classics? Brabantse Pijl 2015 live TV broadcast by Sporza. When will the broadcast and on what channel it will be done?
The story of the Brabantse Pijl
Characterization of the Brabantse Pijl
The first edition of the Brabantse Pijl was held in 1961.This Flemish cycling events has built a wonderful honor roll in over the years. The route of the Brabantse Pijl has changed several times, but the nature of the course is usually about the same: it is a course with lots of short climbs, often both specialists Flemish classics specialists Wallonian classics can Excel.
On Honorary rolling is also name from Flanders, Edwig van Hooydonk and Johan Museeuw, but also specialists in the Ardennes Classics, like Michael Boogerd. Eventually the Brabantse Pijl, however, becomes more and more a racial used as preparation for the Wallonian classics and it became less a course for specialists in the Flemish rates. The beautiful hiking trails, which the organizers of the Brabantse Pijl has identified over the years, with many short climbs, have ensured that this course often gives a very convincing story contest.
Edwig of Hooydonck won usually Brabantse Pijl. He triumphed four times in this semi-classics: 1987, 1991, 1993 and 1995. tied for second place in the ranking of riders with the most victories in Brabant race, there are three drivers: Johan Capiot, Johan Museeuw and Oscar Freire. They won all three times the Brabantse Pijl.
The Brabantse Pijl won 36 times by a Belgian. Ranking second in the country, the Netherlands, with six victories. Jan Janssen was the first Dutchman to win the Brabant Arrow. He won in 1966. In 1985, this race was won by Adri van der Poel. Johan van der Velde won in 1986. Frans Maassen won in 1990. Michael Boogerd won the Brabantse Pijl in 2001 and 2003.
Philippe Gilbert is typically a driver for the route of the Brabantse Pijl, with its many short hills, is ideal. He won this race in 2011 and 2014. Frenchman Thomas Voeckler won this race in 2012. Peter Sagan won the Brabantse Pijl in 2013.
Since 2010 the Brabantse Pijl organized by Flanders Classics. The organizer of Wouter Vandenhaute organizes, among other things, the Tour of Flanders, Ghent-Wevelgem, Dwars door Vlaanderen and Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. Flanders Classics has chosen to give the Brabantse Pijl from 2010 a new date on the cycling calendar. By 2010, this Flemish Brabant semi classic held on Sunday before the Tour of Flanders. Since 2010, this course will be held Wednesday before the Amstel Gold Race. This calendar change has ensured that the Brabantse Pijl, even more than before, was obviously a preparatory match for the stig classics.
Trail Brabantse Pijl 2015
The route of the Brabantse Pijl 2015 has a length of 205.4 kilometers. The start is at the square in Leuven. To 12u36 sounds the starting gun. The finish is in Overijse. It is expected that the winner there around 17:30 at the finish line driving. Below is an overview of the climbs which are included in the course. You will see various hills climbed more than once. Behind every name on a slope appears after how many kilometers race riders at the top of the top of the Hill. The top of the final Hill is located just 200 meters from the finish.
Participants: list of Numbers Starting
Here is a list of the participants of the Brabantse Pijl in 2015.
Among the main contenders to victory in the Brabant Arrow 2015 include Gilbert and Meersman Belgians, French and Gallopin voecklervinnarear and the Australian Matthews.
Live on TV
Brabantse Pijl is televised live by the Flemish public broadcaster VRT. The program will begin at 15:10 on the Flemish channel one.
Results Brabantse Pijl 2015
- Ben Hermans BMC
- Michael Matthews Orica-Green Edge
- Philippe Gilbert BMC
- Tony Gallopin Lotto Soudal
- Davide Rebellin CCC
- Nathan Haas Cannon Garmin
- Fabio Felline Trek
- Maurits Lammertink Roompot-orange platoon
- Maciej Paterski CCC
- Dries Devenyns lAM Cycling
Previous Issue: Rash Brabantse Pijl 2014
In 2014, the fight for victory was in Brabantse Pijl decided in the Sprint of the peloton. Belgian Philippe Gilbert won the Sprint. The Australian Michael Matthews was second. Frans Tony Gallopin third.The best the Dutchman in the result of the Brabantse Pijl Wout Poels as 2014 was every 15 minutes.