The passage of the koerskaravaan is in our region run smoothly. A large part of the trail was in advance also car-free. Thanks to the beautiful weather, there was everywhere a lot of people along the side to the riders, to encourage or to catch a glimpse of one of the favorites. With only a limited number of miles in the legs was in Kruibeke and Beveren still a little too early for a breakaway. Here passed the peloton than in its entirety. Less than a minute was the rate here is over but no one who over-served basis. “The Round is always a party and especially with such a beautiful weather, just a lot of fun to sit outside”, it sounds. Despite the early hour there was quite a lot of places already riveted with beer or cava.
In Kruibeke was the most people lined up on the corner of the Molenstraat and the Burchtstraat. The fanfare made here for the atmosphere and had a number of musicians will let post to grasp at the crossroads. A number of VIP cars, such as that of the cycling team Bora of Peter Sagan, decided here, therefore, is to stop. The VIP's went after the passage of the pack to a different spot along the trail. A large part of the rest of the crowd went in the direction of onze-Lieve-Vrouwschool, that this year the backdrop for the big festival Round 1950. The initiators had a lunch provided for the benefit of the charity and the audience the game could continue to follow on the big screen.
In Beveren collected the most people located in the centre of Haasdonk. The team of Ostdonk Beers took the occasion of the passage of the Tour of Flanders one day the former cafe The Rose. In the Boerenkrijggemeente, it was in fact the all-day party, because after the riders it was the turn of carnival The Moths to circle in the village with a large procession.