Tom Boonen is all-in for bid for history in Roubaix, hoping that his experience in the cobbled classic will deliver record fifth victory.
Tom Boonen talks about the focus required to race the classics and how his goal of a fifth Paris-Roubaix win has kept him motivated.
Several riders crashed in the Tour of Flanders, including classics legend Tom Boonen — who is a go for Paris-Roubaix.
Tom Boonen wore the rainbow jersey when he won Flanders 2006, and he salutes Peter Sagan for the same performance in De Ronde 2016.
De Ronde van Vlaanderen's top favorites give their takes on Sunday's big race
Tom Boonen and the Belgian Etixx super team aren't concerned about criticism heading into Tour of Flanders, the season's biggest race.
Sure, Tom Boonen's palmares speaks for itself, but really, there are four key elements that have made him a bona fide superstar.
Etixx – Quick-Step is hoping that Tom Boonen has recovered enough from recent injuries to be a factor in Flanders and Roubaix
Will Sunday's cobbled race end with a mad dash to the line thanks to a long run into Wevelgem, or will an opportunist take over?
Veteran sport director Dirk Demol has worked with both riders, and he tells VeloNews one of them holds a slight edge in the classics.