Klier: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad is all about suffering

Sep Vanmarcke does some testing during his ride

On Saturday, February 24 and Sunday 25, Cyclingnews will have full live coverage of the men’s races at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne , from start to finish, here . Sep Vanmarcke will lead the line for EF Education First-Drapac into the opening weekend of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne. The 29-year-old Classics specialist won the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad in 2012 and after his last spring campaign was hampered by illness, the Belgian will be hoping for better luck. Guiding him and the rest of the American team will be Andreas Klier. The German directeur sportif raced Omloop Het Nieuwslbad 16 times as a professional and has built a reputation as one of the most astute directors in the convoy. “This race is all about suffering, often in bad weather, alongside a nervous peloton, but at the end of the day, it is one of the few northern Classics with ...

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