“Belgian toothpaste! My favourite brand.” Posted by James Baggott on Facebook this morning in response to this photo of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad winner, Ian Stannard. Love it.
So this weekend it’s on to E3 Harelbeke and Gent-Wevelgem … two Belgium Classics with superbly quirky names (particularly the first one) … just like this fine 8.4% amber ale from the Bosteels Brewery in Buggenhout. Only the Belgians would name a beer to make those who order it sound like ducks. Like most Belgian … More The other thing Belgians are famous for – Part 2
Milan San-Remo is done and dusted for another year. Which means it’s on to the Belgian Classics now for the next 5 weeks or so. It all kicks off with Dwars door Vlaanderen tomorrow, and culminates with Liège-Bastogne-Liège on 21 April. Inspired by this, I thought we might take a look at something else Belgium … More The other thing Belgians are famous for