This morning the Mummu Cycling team will welcome you at Brussels airport between 10am and 12pm to assist with your direct train transfer to our accommodation at the Marriott Hotel in Ghent. Once checked in and settled in the hotel. We will ensure your bikes are set up before heading for a short ride to stretch the legs ahead of tomorrow’s Ronde van Vlaanderen Cyclo.
We will head to dinner as a group this evening, hosted by Stuart O’Grady. A great opportunity for us all to get to know one another and brief you on the exciting week ahead.
Today’s Ride: 30-40km easy loop around Ghent to stretch the legs
Ronde van Vlaanderen Cyclo (Flanders Sportive)
After and early breakfast we will transfer you to Oundenarde, the start and finish location for the Ronde Van Vlaanderen Cyclo sportive ride. More than 10,000 people congregate on Oundenarde each year to take part in this event – creating a festival like atmosphere in town and almost professional like support throughout the race. Today is a unique opportunity to ride the similar course to the pros, taking on iconic cobbled climbs including the Koppenberg, Oude Kwaremont and the Paterberg.
Stuart will be on hand to give you a briefing and exclusive tips on how to tackle the cobbled bergs you’re about to take on! Once you have completed your chosen ride for the day we will spend the afternoon in Oundenarde enjoying the atmosphere and stalls at the exclusive fan zone located at the finish line to the sportive ride.
After a well-deserved Belgian beer and a bite to eat we will transfer back to our hotel where the evening will be at your leisure.
Today’s ride: Ronde Van Vlaanderen Cyclo – 141km/74km
Tour of Flanders (Ronde Van Vlaanderen)
A day the entire country of Belgium stops for has arrived! The 102nd edition of the Tour of Flanders begins today from Antwerp and makes its way through the Flanders region and across the famous bergs of the region.
After breakfast this morning we will transfer you across to the course for all the action as you watch Niki Terpstra defend his title across the famous cobbles. We will join thousands of die hard cycling fans on the famous Oude Kwaremont as the race passes by three times.
After the race we will transfer you back to the hotel for dinner at your leisure. A great opportunity to stroll through historical old town Ghent and marvel in the beautiful architecture the city has to offer.
Today’s Ride: Spectating Day
Today marks the end of our 2019 Tour of Flanders Experience.
Following breakfast, it is time to check out of our hotel. Mummu staff assist with your transfer back to Brussels airport. For those continuing on to other destinations it is time to say bon voyage.
We hope you have enjoyed your Mummu Cycling tour and look forward to seeing you again soon