Tom Boonen: 'People are already saying goodbye'

Boonen says he's just focussing on training and being at his best for the Classics as his retirement nears

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Belgian Classics champion Tom Boonen (Quick-Step Floors) says that riders are already saying goodbye in the peloton with Paris-Roubaix and retirement approaching on April 9.

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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.