Before the 267km Tour of Flanders, we visited each of the 25 teams to find out their gear selection, their tire choices and pressures, and their novel solutions.
How many cycling world champions hail from your hometown? If you live in Roeselare, Belgium, the answer would be four. Just one reason why the massive Koers Cycling Museum exists here.
Amongst dozens of tubulars and double-ring drivetrains, the bikes of Zdenek Stybar and Mads Pedersen stood out at Gent-Wevelgem.
With cobbles and climbs punctuating the Friday classic, riders and mechanics fine-tune their gear. Ben Delaney of Roll Massif takes a close look before the start in Harelbeke.