A glimpse on one of the most famous cycling-villages of the world , Sunday the 5th WC cycling for men will take place in Valkenburg .
Shops, houses...everything is decorated ..
Even...small cycling statues...on a bridge over 'the geul '
But now...up to the scene !
The famous CAUBERG !
Cycling history has been written here, they also have ' a hill of fame '- walk on the Cauberg
To the finish, where glory is waiting on Sunday afternoon .. As you can see , the last 500 meters are going up a little bit:
The finish-line ...
1938-1948-1979-1998 ...WHO in 2012 ???
Maybe Lars Boom can surprise everyone so this Dutch guy can smoke an even bigger cigar ...
Anyway DIDI is already present in Valkenburg !
Up to Sunday !
Pic-story by Patrick Verhoest , pics : © PVerhoest-Flanders