Gent-Wevelgem. That is the last years, especially Peter Sagan (three times title), wind and spectacle. One week before the Tour of Flanders, it was again forward to the position and the force of the air currents. 4 to 5 beaufort from the noordnoordoosten. That meant a tailwind in the first half of the race and crosswind in The Nuts.
made the course as a fuséé wegschoot from the Market in Deinze. Carried by the wind was in the first two hours of the contest but less than 105 miles. Though that was not the only one. Even before the passage through The Nuts originated in Gistel a monsterwaaier. Spectacle in the first half of the race.
Van Aert, Van der Poel, Sagan, Terpstra, Gaviria, and some other favorites opted for the offensive. Deceuninck-Quick.Step, Lotto-Soudal, Naesen and Van Avermaet had started missed. It was organised in the chase to the escapees under control.