PTP 2023 - Omloop Het Nieuwsblad - Saturday 25th February

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Welcome to PTP2023! Newcomers, check the PTP2023 thread for details of this season-long endeavour. Basically, pick a rider who you think will do well and score points to win the admiration of the forum and the chance to display a rainbow-banded avatar! And its free!!! As always, we start with the opening weekend of the Belgian cycling season with Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday and Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne on Sunday.


The real start of the season! 207km, 12 cobbled sections, and 12 hellingen around the fields of Flanders. Finishing with the Muur-Kappelmuur and Bosberg before a fast run in to the finish in Ninove.




Dry, with a chilly Northerly breeze.

Last year

Wout goes solo before the Bosberg.

Photo: Chris Auld

Start List

From ProCyclingStats

Ones to watch

Young sprinter Arnaud De Lie, old sprinter Kristoff, Paris-Roubaix'22 winner Dylan van Baarle, old heads GVA, Sagan, Kwiato, youngsters Sheffield or Pidcock. Basically too many to name.


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Picks by Saturday 12:00GMT