All photos by Patrick Verhoest and Thomas Lapeire.
Gent-Wevelgem: A Patrick and Thomas Gallery!
Our man Patrick Verhoest was at the Kemmelberg Sunday, shooting the key moves in this memorable Gent-Wevelgem. And he had a little help as well... teenage protege Thomas Lapeire, who brings us our start-line photos!
- At the start in Gistel A very low-key affair, unlike the pomp of Deinze
- Gorilla getting his game face on
- Rolling out in Gistel
- Riders... roll out!
- Fans at the Kemmelberg armed for battle
- the quiet Kemmelberg
- Stannard and Gilbert first run thru
- Sagan and Rowe
- Juan Flecha Doing his usual thing
- Ready for the final pass
- Boonen ambling along
- The Everythingmobile there's a kitchen in the back seat
- Cav getting a jump
- The winning break grinta time
- Peter Sagan Cool as ever
- Eisel goes by
- Chaser time Eddy Boss
- The main chase led by Boom
- Gorilla again all business now.