Tour of Flanders Espoirs cancelled indefinitely

The race's date, location and lack of young riders are all factors in the organiser's decision

Tour of Flanders U23 Espoirs cancelled
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Organisers have discontinued the Tour of Flanders Espoirs, a race for under-23 riders, due to multiple difficulties they faced in trying to fulfill the event each year.

Held a week after the Tour of Flanders main race in early April, the Tour of Flanders Espoirs typically fell on the same date as Paris-Roubaix, meaning it didn't garner the desired attention. 

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