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Practical information
Start place and hours

1. Market Square Bruges

Cyclo 260 km : 07:00 08:30

2. Provincial Technical Institute (PTI), Centrumlaan 160, Ninove

Cyclo 150 km: 07:00-10:00
Cyclo 75 km: 07:00-14:00
MTB 30-55 km: PTI Ninove tussen 7u-14u
MTB 75 km: PTI Ninove tussen 7u-12u
MTB 100km: PTI Ninove tussen 7u-10u


PTI - Ninove

The last check point will be closed at 7.00pm. If you arrive here later, you're no longer an official participant and you will be obligated to follow the shortest road (= by means of N8) to the finish. The finish in Ninove will be closed officially at 8.00pm.
  1. Torhout - Rijselstraat (260 km)
  2. Desselgem - Marktplein (260 km)
  3. Cortina - Meersbloem - Melden 2(60-140 km)
  4. Boitsbank - Taaienberg (260 - 140 km)
  5. Knutsegemstraat - Roborst (75 km)
  6. Parike - (Red Bull - 260-140-75km)
We kindly request you to respect the traffic code and not to urinate in public. You can find a sufficient number of toilets at every refreshment station and at the top of every climb. The Police will punish those who do not respect this code of conduct.
Participation package for each participant
  • free insurance
  • an exclusive certificate
  • plenty of provisions at every checkpoint, including sports drinks, fruit and snacks
  • technical service
  • an itinerary
  • bike wash
  • medical service, at every checkpoint and at the finish
Provisions only if you show the Tour of Flanders tag !
If you don't have the tag, you will not be given access to the course.
Ninove-Bruges shuttle service
A shuttle bus is laid on for participants in the 260 km from Ninove to Bruges. This bus departs at 05:30 a.m. sharp from the Provincial Technical Institute of Ninove and transports you, and your cycle, to Bruges for the price of 15 . The shuttle bus is only available for cyclists who register and pay in advance.