Beveren - Ardooie 171.9 km
This stage is basically an exercise in "how to get from Beveren to Ardooie while avoiding the fun bits", which they accomplish by looping west around Gent instead of east. Clearly a dutchman drew this map.
Grand Tourist of the Day: Jempy Drucker
This is basically another way of saying "Greipel will win again but I don't want to admit it".