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63rd Omloop Het Volk - 1.HC

Belgium, March 1, 2008


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  • Tom Boonen (Quick Step) approaches the start line after escaping the human tunnel leading from the teams' area. Boonen said yesterday he is looking to add the opening race of the season to his palmarès
  • Robbie McEwen (Silence-Lotto) gives an interview in Flemish to Belgian TV prior to the start of the Het Volk
  • Marc de Maar (Ned) of Rabobank explains to Cyclingnews Gregor Brown how the team is committed to working for Juan Antonio Flecha who was second in last year's Het Volk
  • Wim Vansevenant (Bel) of Silence-Lotto told Cyclingnews Brecht Decaluwé he was looking forward to the opening race of the Belgian season in his last season as a pro
  • Crowds assemble in Gent's Citadel Park prior to the start of Het Volk as the riders are introduced as they sign-on. The park is also the location of 't Kuipke, Gent's famous 166m indoor velodrome
  • Christophe Kern of Credit Agricole makes his way back to the team cars through another human funnel of fans. A large group of junior cyclists from the Gent area were allowed to stand inside the barriers and seek autographs from their heroes as they made their way back
  • Gergen Löwik from Rabobank emerges from the human tunnel leading out of the teams' area

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