2024 Cobbled Classics with Stuart O’Grady

The Spring Classics deliver professional cycling’s most thrilling one day races of the year, over gruelling terrain and often challenging conditions. A mixture of the world’s best cyclists battling it out at full speed over cobbles, pavé and relentlessly steep ‘bergs’, combined with an atmosphere so lively it would be hard to compare to any sporting arena, ensuring these races are a must for the avid cycling fan.

Mummu Cycling will be making a return to the infamous ‘Classics’ in 2024, and we can’t wait! We’re heading back to our favourite bumpy roads all guns blazing, delivering our traditional 11 day Cobbled Classics experience, led by 2007 Paris-Roubaix champion Stuart O’Grady! Join us, and we promise to have you living and breathing every inkling of action; from the Tour of Flanders, the Schekderprijs, through to the Queen of the Classics – the Hell of the North, Paris-Roubaix, where we’ll have you right amidst the thick of the lively atmosphere to witness those gripping race-winning moves.

To top, you’ll be joined on tour by special guests of the pro peloton, with a few added surprises along the way…

Highlights:

  • Hosted by 2007 Paris-Roubaix winner Stuart O’Grady
  • 10 nights 4* premium accommodation through Belgium
  • Arrival and departure transfers from Ghent train station and to Brussels Airport
  • Entry into Paris Roubaix and Tour of Flanders sportive rides
  • Watch Paris-Roubaix, Tour of Flanders and Schelderprijs LIVE
  • Exclusive VIP Hospitality for the Tour de Flanders
  • Exclusive VIP Hospitality in the Paris-Roubaix Velodrome
  • Exclusive Pro team Meet and Greet
  • JUST ANNOUNCED: Exclusive Meet & Greet with EDDY MERCKX!
  • Meet and greet with the ‘Lion of Flanders’ Johan Museeuw!
  • 4 Group Dinners
  • A day on Tour with a former professional cycling legend
  • Fully supported, guided rides
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Day 1

Welcome to Belgium!

March 29, 2024 / Difficulty

This morning, the Mummu Cycling team will welcome you at Ghent train station at 10am before we transfer to our accommodation just outside of Oudenaarde centre. This year our hotel in Oudenaarde is ultra special as it is located directly on the famous Oude Kwaremont cobbled climb. This means – come race day we there will be no need to fight traffic in the vans, we will already be in the perfect spot to walk to our VIP hospitality!

Once checked in and settled at the hotel, our team will meet you in our allocated bike room, where we’ll ensure your bikes are set up and raring to go, before heading out on 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 adventures ahead!

Today’s Ride: 30-40km easy loop around the local area to stretch the legs.

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Day 1

Welcome to Belgium!

March 29, 2024

This morning, the Mummu Cycling team will welcome you at Ghent train station at 10am before we transfer to our accommodation just outside of Oudenaarde centre. This year our hotel in Oudenaarde is ultra special as it is located directly on the famous Oude Kwaremont cobbled climb. This means – come race day we there will be no need to fight traffic in the vans, we will already be in the perfect spot to walk to our VIP hospitality!

Once checked into the hotel you will have the afternoon to grab some lunch and take wander around the beautiful history rich town. On a number of historical buildings you will find a QR code that leads you to the past of the building with explanations and some photos from the old days. You can easily scan the QR code with the camera on your smartphone to find out all historical information.

This evening, we will head to dinner as a group, 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.

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Day 2

Ronde van Vlaanderen Cyclo (Flanders Sportive ride)

March 30, 2024 / Difficulty
/ Distance 155km/75km - your choice!

Following an early breakfast, we will transfer you to the start and finish location for the Ronde Van Vlaanderen Cyclo sportive ride. More than 10,000 people congregate in Oudenaarde each year to take part in this event – creating a festival-like atmosphere in town and pro inspired support throughout the race. Today is a unique opportunity to ride a similar course to the pros, taking on many iconic cobbled climbs famous to the race and the region, including; the Koppenberg, Oude Kwaremont and the brutally steep, 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 face! Once you have completed your chosen ride for the day, we will spend the afternoon in Oudenaarde enjoying the atmosphere and stalls at the exclusive fan zone located at the finish.

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 to relax and unwind.

Today’s ride: Ronde Van Vlaanderen Cyclo – 144km/74km

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Day 2

Ronde van Vlaanderen Cyclo (Flanders Sportive ride)

March 30, 2024

Following breakfast this morning, we will transfer you to the start and finish location for the Ronde Van Vlaanderen Cyclo sportive ride.

More than 10,000 people congregate in Oudenaarde each year to take part in this event – creating a festival-like atmosphere in town and pro inspired support throughout the race.

While our riding guests are on course, you’ll spend the day in the vibrant small city of Oudenaarde, enjoying the lively atmosphere and stalls at the exclusive fan zone located at the finish line of the sportive ride.

Following a busy day out, this evening will be at your leisure to relax and unwind.

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Day 3

Tour of Flanders!

March 31, 2024 / Difficulty

A day the entire country of Belgium stops for has arrived! The 2024 edition of the Tour of Flanders takes place today, it is certain to be more EPIC than ever before. Brace yourself for a huge day out getting right amongst the madness. To make 2024 even more special, we will be watching the race from VIP Flanders hospitality, this means we get to watch the most iconic bike race in Belgium LIVE from the very best seats in the house, how good!

Following breakfast this morning, we will post up at our prime race viewing location on the famous Oude Kwaremont cobbled climb! Here, you will have the opportunity to experience the incredibly lively atmosphere that Belgium never ceases to deliver, among like-minded, cycling-mad crowds of passionate fans – beer and frites in hand, of course!

Concluding the race, we will head back to the hotel where the evening will be at your leisure.

No ride today as we dedicate the day to spectating Tour of Flanders! 

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Day 3

Tour of Flanders!

March 31, 2024

A day the entire country of Belgium stops for has arrived! The 2023 edition of the Tour of Flanders takes place today, it is certain to be more EPIC than ever before. Brace yourself for a huge day out getting right amongst the madness. To make 2024 even more special, we will be watching the race from VIP Flanders hospitality, this means we get to watch the most iconic bike race in Belgium LIVE from the very best seats in the house, how good!

Following breakfast this morning, we will post up at our prime race viewing location on the famous Oude Kwaremont cobbled climb! Here, you will have the opportunity to experience the incredibly lively atmosphere that Belgium never ceases to deliver, among like-minded, cycling-mad crowds of passionate fans – beer and frites in hand, of course!

Concluding the race, we will head back to the hotel where the evening will be at your leisure.

 

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Day 4

Special Guest Appearance Day!

April 1, 2024 / Difficulty
/ Distance 60km

This morning following breakfast and check out, we will kit up ahead of our ride which will lead us to our premium 4 star hotel NH Ghent, another great new addition to this years tour!

Today’s we will explore the roads of Flanders past riding from Oudenaarde to Ghent with a very special cycling legend guest!

Once at our new hotel in Ghent and freshened up, where our special guest will share some stories from their extraordinary professional cycling career.

This evenings dinner will then be at your leisure to have a look around the beautiful Ghent!

Today’s ride: 60km ride to Ghent

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Day 4

Special Guest Appearance Day!

April 1, 2024

This morning enjoy a relaxed breakfast before checking out of the hotel.

Today we will transfer to our premium 4 star hotel NH Ghent, another great new addition to this years tour!

Once you’ve checked in and freshened up there will be an opportunity to grab some lunch at your leisure in town. This afternoon drinks and where our special cycling legend guest will share some stories from their extraordinary professional cycling career. Here you will have the opportunity to ask some questions and have some photo’s with our guest.

This evenings dinner will then be at your leisure to have a look around the beautiful Ghent which looks even better at night!

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Day 5

Ride the beautiful roads of Ghent

April 2, 2024 / Difficulty
/ Distance 60km

This morning enjoy a relaxed breakfast.

Today we will be enjoying a beautiful ride around the roads of Ghent.

This afternoon is yours to take at leisure, enjoy having a look around Ghent! Ghent is known for its beautiful historic architecture, cultural attractions, and vibrant atmosphere – there will be more than enough time to grab some lunch and some local Belgian beer in town.

Tonight we’ll have a group dinner and talk all things Classics!

Today’s Ride: 60km Ghent 

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Day 5

Ride the beautiful roads of Ghent

April 2, 2024

This morning enjoy a relaxed breakfast.

After breakfast you’ll have the opportunity to discover the history and the hidden secrets of one of the most beautiful cities in Belgium, Ghent, on a see-it all walking tour.

You’ll be mesmerised by the outstanding beauty of its quays and churches…Every house has its own history and every facade is hiding some legends behind. The city is well known for its incredible medieval architecture, striking city squares and marketplaces. A popular choice for university students, it’s consistently humming with atmosphere and charm. At the end of the tour, you’ll discover the historical ‘must see’s’ of Ghent, and by now you’ll surely have some great insight as to where the best local bars and restaurants are in town!

Tonight we’ll have a group dinner and talk all things Classics!

 

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Day 6

Scheldeprijs!

April 3, 2024 / Difficulty

Today we’ll have our own rest day and enjoy some time off the bike.

Following a leisurely breakfast, we’ll transfer out to Schoten to watch the Scheldeprijs in Schoten!

We’ll pitch up at a local pub to watch the race roadside where rhere will be time to grab a classic Belgian pub lunch and some wheat beer to match, of course…

Following the action of the stage, we’ll transfer back to Ghent where the night will be at your leisure

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Day 6

Scheldeprijs!

April 3, 2024

Today we’ll have our own rest day and enjoy some time off the bike.

Following a leisurely breakfast, we’ll transfer out to Schoten to watch the Scheldeprijs in Schoten!

We’ll pitch up at a local pub to watch the race roadside where rhere will be time to grab a classic Belgian pub lunch and some wheat beer to match, of course…

Following the action of the stage, we’ll transfer back to Ghent where the night will be at your leisure

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Day 7

Ride the roads of Flanders Past!

April 4, 2024 / Difficulty
/ Distance 60km

After breakfast this morning we will check out of our hotel and transfer by van to the Valenciennes region in Northern France where we will get our first taste of the cobbles of Paris Roubaix.

This morning, we will jump in the vans and drive direct to the velodrome in Roubaix where Stuart has made special arrangements to give us a tour of the famous Roubaix showers – a privilege usually reserved only for past winners!

Following a tour and some photo opportunities in the iconic shower block alongside former race winner, Stuey, we’ll change into our gear, before setting off as a group to tackle some 5 star sectors of the Paris-Roubaix course, where we will test our legs on the challenging terrain ahead of the Roubaix Challenge in 2 days time!

Be sure to pick Stuart’s brain on what to expect on the cobbled roads of the French countryside as they differ greatly from those in Flanders. You’ll be doing a recon of key pavé sectors the sportive ride, to truly get a taste of what lies ahead! Note: you’ll be in for a bumpy ride!

En route back to our hotel, we will stop off for an exclusive Pro Team meet and greet with one of Stuey’s old teams. Here, we’ll hear their thoughts ahead of Sunday’s race and get an insight into the team’s race plan and strategies.

Following this unique experience, we’ll transfer to the luxurious Parkhotel in beautiful Kortrijk!

This evening will be yours free, to relax and unwind ahead of tomorrow’s early start, or explore our surroundings in town.

Today’s ride: 60km reconnaissance – Flat, including several cobbled sections

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Day 7

Ride the roads of Flanders Past!

April 4, 2024

After breakfast this morning we will check out of our hotel and transfer by van to the Valenciennes region in Northern France where we will get our first taste of the cobbles of Paris Roubaix.

This morning we will jump in the vans and drive direct to the velodrome in Roubaix where Stuart has made special arrangements to give us a tour of the famous Roubaix showers – a privilege usually reserved only for past winners!

While our riding guests tackle some cobbled sectors, we’ll enjoy lunch before reconnecting with them for an exclusive Pro Team meet and greet with one of Stuey’s old teams.

Here, we’ll hear their thoughts ahead of Sunday’s race and get an insight into the team’s race plan and strategies.

Following this unique experience, we’ll transfer to the luxurious Parkhotel in beautiful Kortrijk!

This evening will be at your leisure to relax and unwind or explore our surroundings in town.

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Day 8

Easy Ride

April 5, 2024 / Difficulty
/ Distance 40km

Enjoy a nutritious breakfast this morning.

Today we have a easy ride planned to get the legs recovered and ready for tomorrow sportive ride.

The evening will there will be a pasta group dinner, ensure to fuel well for tomorrows big ride!

Today’s ride: 40km – Flat, including several cobbled sections

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Day 8

Easy Ride

April 5, 2024

Enjoy a relaxed day in Roubaix town.

Your friendly Mummu guides will be able to give you some suggestions. Visiting La Piscine Museum is a must! The museum features an impressive collection of paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts, including works by Picasso and Matisse.

The evening will there will be a pasta group dinner at the hotel so be sure to come with an appetite!

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Day 9

Paris-Roubaix Challenge Sportive!

April 6, 2024 / Difficulty
/ Distance 145km or 70km

Today marks a very special occasion, riding the Paris-Roubaix challenge alongside a former champion of the race, just one day before the Pro race!

It is your opportunity to ride the very course the pros will tackle in only 24 hours’ time. You’ll conquer the famous cobbled sectors of Northern France, including the iconic; Mons-en-Pevele, Carrefour de l’Aarbe and of course, the daunting d’Arenberg Forest, all under the guidance of 2007 champion, Stuart O’Grady!

Following breakfast, we will transfer you by van to the start of the Paris-Roubaix Challenge ride in Roubaix.

Ride hard, but remember to enjoy every bit of it!

Concluding a tough 145km or 70km ride,  you will finish your Challenge in the famous Roubaix velodrome, where the Mummu Cycling ‘recovery tent’ will be waiting your arrival with gels, bars and of course, beers!

Following the sportive, you will also have the opportunity to visit the Paris-Roubaix museum.

We will then return to Kortrijk for dinner at your leisure. As you will have noticed, there will be several Pro Teams staying with us at the Parkhotel, so you may wish to reserve dinner there!

Today’s ride: 145km / 70km – Paris-Roubaix Sportive ride. Includes finishing the ride into the famous Roubaix velodrome

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Day 9

Paris-Roubaix Challenge Sportive!

April 6, 2024

This morning, enjoy a much deserved later start and morning to yourself!

We’ll then make our way to a local establishment to enjoy a relaxed lunch before continuing on to Roubaix where we’re booked in for a beer tasting and tour at a Belgian micro brewery while we wait for the riding guests to complete the sportive. When in Belgium, right?!

Concluding the sportive, we’ll meet up with our riding contingent where you’ll also have the opportunity to visit the Paris-Roubaix museum.

Dinner will be at your leisure. As you will have noticed, there will be several Pro Teams staying with us at the Parkhotel, so you may wish to reserve dinner there!

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Day 10

Hell of the North!

April 7, 2024 / Difficulty

The day has arrived. The Queen of the Classics is here!

2024 will be truly surreal, and we’ll be there to witness every moment of pain and beauty the Hell of the North brings!

We will start the day’s excitement by making our way to the mythical Trouée d’Arenberg, securing our place roadside to watch the peloton battle it out over the train lines and onto the narrow, gnarly cobble-lined roads.

Following the final rider, our VIP accredited vans will drive through roadblocks and onto the course towards the velodrome where we will take our place inside the Official VIP Hospitality on the first corner and await in nervous, excited anticipation for the leaders to come storming through.  Our VIP hospitality includes an open bar and lunch, live broadcast of the race on multiple screens and access to the velodrome lawn concluding the finish.

After seeing the 2024 Paris Roubaix champion crowned, we will make our way back to our accommodation for our last night. To celebrate and toast to 10 days of Classics adventures, we will enjoy a final group dinner!

Today’s ride: No ride – viewing of Paris Roubaix

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Day 10

Hell of the North!

April 7, 2024

The day has arrived. The Queen of the Classics is here!

2024 will be truly surreal, and we’ll be there to witness every moment of pain and beauty the Hell of the North brings!

We will start the day’s excitement by making our way to the mythical Trouée d’Arenberg, securing our place roadside to watch the peloton battle it out over the train lines and onto the narrow, gnarly cobble-lined roads.

Following the final rider, our VIP accredited vans will drive through roadblocks and onto the course towards the velodrome where we will take our place inside the Official VIP Hospitality on the first corner and await in nervous, excited anticipation for the leaders to come storming through.  Our VIP hospitality includes an open bar and lunch, live broadcast of the race on multiple screens and access to the velodrome lawn concluding the finish.

After seeing the 2024 Paris Roubaix champion crowned, we will make our way back to our accommodation for our last night. To celebrate and toast to 10 days of Classics adventures, we will enjoy a final group dinner!

 

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Day 11

Bon Voyage

April 8, 2024 / Difficulty

Today marks the end of our 2024 Cobbled Classics Tour with Stuart O’Grady.

Following breakfast, it is time to check out of our hotel. Mummu staff will have a transfer vehicle waiting for you to transport you back to Brussels airport.

We hope you have enjoyed your Mummu Cycling tour and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Day 11

Bon Voyage

April 8, 2024

Today marks the end of our 2024 Cobbled Classics Tour with Stuart O’Grady.

Following breakfast, it is time to check out of our hotel. Mummu staff will have a transfer vehicle waiting for you to transport you back to Brussels airport.

We hope you have enjoyed your Mummu Cycling tour and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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RRP Prices available in four currencies:

EURO

€6,195 per person, twin share

€1,295 single supplement

 

UNITED STATES DOLLARS

$6,695 per person, twin share

$,1395 single supplement

 

AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS

$9,995 per person, twin share

$1,995 single supplement

 

BRITISH POUND

£5,395 per person, twin share

£1,145 single supplement

 

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Bike Hire – FACTOR O2 hire bikes available on request ($1,250 AUD / $840 USD / €760)
BYO Pedals, helmet, shoes

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