Elfstedenronde 2019 odds
Who wins Elfstedenronde 2019?
The Elfstedenronde is a pro cycling men elite race event which annually held in Belgium. It is a one-day event and also the part of UCI world tour and categorized as 1.1 in the international racing calendar. The race held in the mid-June each year and the 39th edition of Elfstedenronde (Tour of 11 cities) is going to happen on 17th June 2019, before the Heist Op Den Berg Pijl pro cycling event. The race course is almost the copy of the previous edition without any changing in the route. The first half may contain a few minor changes, but the second half is completely identical. The course amounts the distance of 196.3 kilometers on a one-day racing event with several slopes and hilly mountain terrains on the surface with the moderate difficulty level. The Elfstedenronde pro cycling race starts from Bruges and after passing the eleven cities it leads to an ending point at Bruges.
The 38th version of the Elfstedenronde was won by BLYTHE Adam from England (Team Aqua Blue Sport) while VERMELTFOORT Coen (Team Roompot - Nederlandse Loterij) took the second place.
The Route 2019
At 196.3 kilometers, Elfstedenronde pro Cycling race is a ceaseless onslaught in the Bruges. A generally level opener races to the Côte de La Roche and right around 30 kilometers later the riders are in Bastogne at the Rond-Point de la Doyenne, which is the midway turn point. The course profits to Liège for considerably more requesting landscape. The Côte de Saint-Roch in Houffalize – 1 kilometer at 11.2% – gives a first taste of what's in store before the course proceeds to the Côte de Mont-le-Soie. This is, at kilometer 161 and with right around 100 kilometers remaining, where the tough assault truly starts. Inside 12 kilometers the riders handle Côte de Wanne (2.7 kilometers at 7.4%), Côte de Stockeu (1 kilometer at 12.5%) and Côte de Haute-Levée (3.1 kilometers at 7%) before proceeding to the Col du Rosier, which is the longest move of the day: 4.4 kilometers at 5.9%. Still, 50 kilometers to go.
A lengthy plummet prompts the foot of the Col du Maquisard. The 2.5 kilometers move at 5% is nothing contrasted with the Col de la Redoute. The significant slope adds up to 2 kilometers and its normal inclination is 8.9%, while the steepest slopes are 13%. A short drop and similarly short trip lead to Sprimont before the short and sharp Côte des Forges shows up. The Côte de Saint-Nicolas is expelled from the finale, which makes the vitality sapping Côte de la Roche aux Faucons (1,3 kilometers at 11%) the last ascension. To get up and go thing up the course proceeds with tough when the Roche aux Faucons crests out, yet in the long run, the riders drop down to a level run-in to the line. Expect a select gathering run of depleted men
1- Bruges to Bruges 196.3 KM (Hilly-mountain stage)
The ELfstedenronde Pro cycling is one of the most favorite events in the entire UCI calendar category 1.1 and is very demanding among riders. This year Bob Jungles, Michael Woods, and many big names are arriving. On the other hand, Peter Sagan is also interested in. Other known riders are Alejandro Valverde, Julian Alaphilippe, Michael Matthews, Vincenzo Nibali, Tim Wellens, Ion Izagirre, Romain Bardet, Roman Kreuziger, Daniel Martin, Michał Kwiatkowski, Tom Dumoulin, Davide Formolo, Michael Albasini, Tiesj Benoot, Rui Costa, Bauke Mollema, Jelle Vanendert, Michael Valgren, Philippe Gilbert, Alexis Vuillermoz, Marc Soler, and Rafał Majka.