11th April 2022
Last Sunday saw Wheeler John Woodhouse ride the epic Tour of Flanders Sportive. Starting and finishing in Oudenarde Belgium the 112 mile route took in 20 cobbled climbs and 4 cobbled flat sections. Woodhouse together with over 6000 other riders tackled the toughest of climbs including the iconic Koppenberg with a gradient averaging 9.2% with a maximum of 22% !
Woodhouse cresting the Koppenberg
Woodhouse on the Oude Kwaremont
The final two cobbled climbs of the Oude Kwaremont and the Paterberg led to the finishing line which the professionals would cross the following day. Woodhouse completed the ride in just over 10 hours.
Woodhouse crossing the finishing line
Sunday’s club ride is to Lotherton. Meet at 9am at Brewers Fayre Wombwell. Visitors are welcome.
Check the club’s Facebook page https://tinyurl.com/BW-FB-page for last minute changes.
More details on all the above can be found in the above links