Tom Boonen: 'I'm not emotional, but I think that's going to be different come Flanders'

The Classics great says he's trying to stay focused on racing until his career culminates at next week's Paris-Roubaix

Tom Boonen in Ghent-Wevelgem 2017.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Tom Boonen (Quick-Step Floors) says that he is "not emotional" ahead of the his last cobbled Monuments, but that may change Sunday morning when the Tour of Flanders starts near his hometown in Antwerp.

The Belgian drove from his home in Mol in his black Porsche, spoke for 90 minutes and sped away.

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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.