Flanders changes route: Berendries out, two climbs added

Ian Stannard chases, Tour of Flanders 2010

The Tour of Flanders one-day classic will take a different route on April 3. It will travel south instead of west to the Belgian coast and cover an additional two climbs.

"The Ronde remains the Ronde," race organiser Wim Van Herreweghe told Het Nieuwsblad. "You can make changes here and there to the route, but on the whole, it is still the Tour of Flanders."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.