The Belgian speaks ahead of Saturday's race and says Peter Sagan's squad isn't as strong as the powerful Quick-Step Floors lineup.
What do Peter Sagan, Greg Van Avermaet, Philippe Gilbert, and Tom Boonen have in common? Great riders, but none have won Milano-Sanremo.
Belgian team Quick-Step comes up short in opening classics weekend. With Boonen retiring and sponsorship unconfirmed, it needs to win soon.
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.