Ghent-Wevelgem performance gives Luke Rowe hope ahead of Tour of Flanders

The Welshman says there can "be a bit of excitement going into Flanders"

Luke Rowe in the 2019 Ghent-Wevelgem (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Team Sky's Luke Rowe created a spark in the team heading towards one of the biggest spring races on the calendar, the Tour of Flanders on Sunday.

After a quiet day on Friday in the E3 BinckBank Classic, he fired away in Ghent-Wevelgem on Sunday. On the roads south in Flanders near the French border, he soloed away from the group to join the leading four with Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott).

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