No Ronde de van Vlaanderen this April 5. Let's look at the numbers...
-Around 750,000 fans will cheer on their heroes.
-Over 1 million will watch on television.
-11.5 million, the population of Belgium.
-If a Belgian wins, the whole country goes crazy.
"It is our special event. I think you can compare it to your Super Bowl. That is what we have with the Tour of Flanders. It's like a national holiday."
- Jens Keukeleire