The preregistrations for the Tour of Flanders cyclo were closed last night. 16.000 brave cyclists are registered for this classic cycling event.
The most popular distance is the 134 km; 9177 participants will start for the medium distance in Oudenaarde. 2835 cycling lovers will ride the shortest distance of 75 km and 3988 Flandriens will depart in Bruges for the full monty of 240 kilometer.Which is striking: merely half of the participants are Belgians. No less than 7667 foreign visitors will be riding the Tour of Flanders Cyclo. Most of them are coming from the Netherlands (3253). But also Great Britain (1744), France (712), Germany (420) and Italy (441) are sending out their sons and daughters towards Flanders in great numbers.The visitors from abroad also include participants from far away destinations. The Tour of Flanders Cyclo will warmly welcome cyclists from Thailand, Peru, Honduras, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Argentina.