Despite starting the semi-classic Omloop race 14 times, Tom Boonen has never won it. And this may be the wrong year for him to try.
Tom Boonen leaves Tour of Oman winless but feels his preparation is on track for the looming spring classics.
Tom Boonen had a high-speed crash in stage 1 of Tour of Oman, but he says he'll be fine in the build-up to one last run at Roubaix.
The Belgian classics star will call it a career after Paris-Roubaix on April 9, but for now he's focused on preparing for the cobbles.
Tom Boonen says his preparation for the spring classics has been ideal, as he aims for record fifth Paris-Roubaix victory.
Tom Boonen becomes the first rider to win a major UCI pro road race aboard a bike with disc brakes.
Tom Boonen sprinted to his first victory of 2017 at Tour de San Juan in San Juan, Argentina ahead of Italy's Elia Viviani.
The veteran Belgian will line up at the Tour de San Juan later this month. He aims to win Paris-Roubaix one final time.
The Belgians will ride together this season — at least for a few races, as Boonen will retire after Paris-Roubaix.
Tiesj Benoot, a rider considered by some to be "the next Tom Boonen," signs for two more years with Lotto – Soudal.