Boom: 'Muur should become tradition in Eneco Tour'
Lars Boom became the overall winner of the Eneco Tour 2012. In the queen stage with the Muur of Geraardsbergen he made the difference. Boom hopes that the Muur will remain part of the course.
Ballan wins queen stage, Boom wins overall
Lars Boom and Alessandro Ballan divided the victories is the final stage of the Eneco Tour 2012. Ballan won the stage, but Boom was the overall victor.
Tuft: 'I can be proud of myself'
Svein Tuft killed two birds with one stone in today's stage of the Eneco Tour. The Canadian specialist won the time trial and takes the white jersey from Tom Boonen. Below, you can read what he and Alberto Contador have to say.
Svein Tuft takes lead in Eneco Tour
Canadian rider Svein Tuft (Orica-Greenedge) won the sixth stage in the eneco Tour, a time trial held over 17.4 kms. Taylor Pinney and Lars Boom placed sevong and third respectively. Tuft also takes the white jersey from Boonen.
Starting order for today's time trial
The individual time trial may decide who wins the Eneco Tour. Tom Boonen does not want to lose too much time today. The overall leader start his race against the clock at 16h19. You can readthe complete list below.
Boonen: 'Risks are part of being a sprinter'
Tom Boonen almost fell during the sprint, but he is not blaming anyone.
Nizzolo: 'I thought Roelandts had won'
Jurgen Roelandts thought that he had won the fifth stage in the Eneco Tour. But Giacomo Nizzolo, who actually place first, was also under that impression. Nizzolo did not hear of his victory until he got in the bus.
Roelandts cries victory, Nizzolo wins
The fifth stage of the Eneco Tour also ended in a sprint. Giacomo Nizzolo won by a hair's breadth befor Jurgen Roelandts. The Belgian rider raised his hands, but came in second.
Kittel: 'Become world's best sprinter'
For the second time in this Eneco Tour, Marcel Kittel won a sprint. Of course, the German rider was happy with this result but he is also looking to the future.
Boonen: 'Nice day to win the white jersey'
The Eneco Tour has a new leader, Tom Boonen. The current Belgian champion admitted afterwards that he wanted the jersey but that not everything went according to plan.
Second victory for Kittel, but Boonen wins white jersey.
Once again, Marcel Kittel outsprinted everyone in the Eneco Tour and clinched his second victory. Tom Boonen was fourth in the ranking, but he is the new leader.
Bos: 'I wanted to abandon ten times today'
He had to wait for it, but Theo Bos clinched his first victory in a ProTour competition today. He was, therefore, very relieved after his Eneco Tour victory.
Keukeleire: 'I was lucky today'
Today was hectic for Jens Keukeleire. The Eneco Tour's current leader enjoyed it, but he is realistic enough to realise that everything can change in an instant.
Bos fends off rivals at the finish line
Rabobank clinched its first victory in this year's Eneco Tour. In Genk, Theo Bos sprinted to victory though he was almost defeated at the finish line.
Orica Greenedge only just wins team time trial
Orica Greenedge has won the team time trial in the Eneco Tour. The Australians advanced Omega Pharma - Quick Step by one second. Jens Keukeleire is the new leader overall.
Contador comeback in Eneco tour
In the Eneco tour, Alberto Contador reappears in the Eneco Tour after his doping suspension.
Keukeleire: 'Unexpected, but thanks to team mates
He never expected it, but Jens Keukeleire is currently leading in the Eneco Tour. After the team time trial the young rider repeatedly thanked his team mates.
Easy victory for Kittel
In the Eneco Tour, Marcel Kittel has outsprinted the pack. The young German sprinter from team Argos-Shimano claimed a sprint win and is the first leader overall.
Unique cycling game during Eneco Tour
On Monday, 6 August the Eneco Tour 2012 starts with a unique cycling game: the Eneco Tour Live game.
50 Volvo cars for the Eneco Tour
For the second consecutive year, Volvo Cars the Netherlands is the logistical sponsor of the Eneco Tour. More than 50 Volvo cars provide a safe and comfortable means of transportation for the entire peloton and its entourage.
Miss Eneco Tour: Felice Dekens
"Young, spontaneous, enthusiastic and passionate,' that is how Felice Dekens describes herself. The 25-year old is this year's Miss Eneco Tour.
Contador: 'Enjoy the Eneco Tour'
Alberto Contador returns to professional racing again in the Eneco Tour 2012. The Spanish rider seems ready for the race, but above all he wants to enjoy himself.
Eneco Tour without Martin
Tony Martin will not take part in this year's Eneco Tour. The 2010 title holder withdraws out of medical precautions.
Lots of top riders in the 2012 Eneco Tour
On Monday, the 8th Eneco Tour starts in Waalwijk. At a last double press conference in both Waalwijk and Genk the organisers announced quite some names of ace riders.
Alberto Contador eye-catcher of Eneco Tour
On Monday the 6th of August the 8th Eneco Tour will start in Waalwijk, with many international top riders. However, most attention will be put on Spaniard Alberto Contador, since Eneco Tour will mark his return to racing.
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