Photos from Het Volk

Saturday marked the opening of the Belgian season with the 62nd running of the Omloop Het Volk. It s

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Saturday marked the opening of the Belgian season with the 62nd running of the Omloop Het Volk. It s

Saturday marked the opening of the Belgian season with the 62nd running of the Omloop Het Volk. It started in Gent’s Sint Pietersplein under grey skies and rain, but the weather cleared up quickly and the finish was dry. Procycling.com’s Jeff Jones had his camera ready at the start.

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The scene from the start in Gent
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Tom Boonen on stage
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Last year’s winner, Philippe Gilbert
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2005 winner Nick Nuyens
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Leif Hoste on stage
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Stijn Devolder raring to go
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Future Tom Boonens
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It’s wet, but we’re here anyway
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Milram’s bikes
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Here comes the rain again