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Also out on the course were LottoNL-Jumbo, who will be working hard to lead Sep Vanmarcke to his first major Classics victory after a strong performance at Ghent-Wevelgem.
Tom Boonen and the Etixx-Quick Step team hit the Flanders cobbles on Wednesday ahead of the Ronde on Sunday
The three-time winner was joined by Niki Terpstra, who was second to Alexander Kristoff in last year's race
Tom Boonen training for the 2016 Tour of Flanders
LottoNL-Jumbo found themselves blocked by a lorry delivering safety barriers along the route
After hopping off their bikes and through the mud at the side of the truck, the LottoNL-Jumbo riders were able to carry on with their ride
Cannondale were out on the course as well, performing a last minute reconnaissance