1 DWARS DOOR VLAANDEREN 2022 / OFFICIAL FAN GUIDE. Dear cycle racing fan In the middle of the sacred Flemish cycling week, we will be heading to Roeselare and Waregem, making Dwars door Vlaanderen the ideal opportunity to warm up those legs one last time before the Tour of Flanders. As usual, it means that the top riders will definitely be on the start list, but this year there is even better news. After two long years, you can finally be there in person again in Roeselare and Waregem! What's more, in 2022, we are celebrating an anniversary. The women will start their tenth edition of Dwars door Vlaanderen! What better reason to be there? In this guide you can find all the practical information you need to plan your trip to Dwars door Vlaanderen: from circuit-related information to tourist attractions along the route! Read on and quickly soak up all the information you need to experience the ideal cycling Wednesday.
2 We will be happy to welcome you at the start, along the circuit or at the finish line and team up to discover the successors of Annemiek van Vleuten and Dylan van Baarle. Happy reading and viewing! Yours sportingly, Chris Auld #BackTogether / Follow us: dwarsdoorvlaanderen @DwarsdrVlaander dwarsdoorvlaanderenofficial Iedereen blij onderweg met de fiets KBC Fietsleasing zet in op digitalisering en vereenvoudiging Fietsleasing heeft de wind mee. KBC Fietsleasing telt al meer dan 22 000 fietsers en daar komen er elke dag bij. Als marktleider van fietsleasing in Belgi blijven we ook innoveren. Fietsers krijgen de keuze uit steeds meer merken en types, van plooifiets tot speed pedelec. Bovendien maakt de toenemende digitalisering de leaseprocedure almaar eenvoudiger, voor werknemers en ondernemingen. Offerte aanvragen, fiets bestellen of laten onderhouden bij de dealers, hulp inroepen in geval van pech Het loopt allemaal via de handige webtoepassing KBC MoveSmart en MoveSmart in de KBC Mobile app.
3 Wil je jouw collega's ook op de fiets? Ga naar Pickx Sports, de TV optie met exclusieve wielerwedstrijden Ontdek het volledige aanbod op pickxsports Supporter van alle Flandriennes Bij KPMG kijken we vooruit, naar de top, naar de finish, naar uw toekomst. Bij tegenwind schakelen we een versnelling hoger, bepalen we het tempo en grijpen we het momentum. Samen bepalen we de koers naar uw succes. 2022 KPMG Central Services, een Belgisch Economisch Samenwerkingsverband ( ESV/GIE ) en lid van de KPMG wereldwijde organisatie van zelfstandige ondernemingen die verbonden zijn aan KPMG International Limited, een private English company limited by guarantee . Alle rechten voorbehouden. DWARS DOOR VLAANDEREN 2022 / OFFICIAL FAN GUIDE. ROESELARE. Roeselare has been the host city for the start of the Dwars door Vlaanderen Men Elite since 2007. And this year is no different. What's new is that this year we will present the riders to you on the Stationsplein.
4 All the more reason to come by train! PROGRAMME. What's on the programme? 10:15: Men Elite launch presentation on the Stationsplein with a DJ. 12:15: Start of the Men Elite on the Stationsplein Even though we get to experience Dwars door Vlaanderen together again, covid-19 isn't gone completely. That is why the team zone unfortunately will not be accessible to the public. However, you can be on the front row when the starting sign is being given! Stad Roeselare #BackTogether / Follow us: dwarsdoorvlaanderen @DwarsdrVlaander dwarsdoorvlaanderenofficial DWARS DOOR VLAANDEREN 2022 / OFFICIAL FAN GUIDE. HOW TO GET THERE. On foot The starting zone is easily accessible on foot from the centre of Roeselare. Moreover, this year the train station is literally at the starting site. By bike Do you live on the outskirts of Roeselare? Why not get your bike out of the shed and put your best sporting foot forward just like the riders!
5 Roeselare Station has several bike parking facilities without access control. Don't forget your lock so that you can secure your bike and leave it behind safely. Public transport The start is right at the station this year, it couldn't be easier! Several trains run per hour from Bruges and Gent-Sint-Pieters to Roeselare. Check the timetable on By car Are you coming by car? Please note that parking is not possible in the streets around the Stationsplein and that some car parks are also reserved for the race. Parking is possible, albeit subject to payment, in the following car parks: f Parking De Munt Henri Horriestraat f Moerman car park Kleine Bassinstraat f P1 station - Beversesteenweg Wheelchair users Do you want to attend Dwars door Vlaanderen? You can park in the Moermanparking and NMBS- parking. We have provided a zone near the podium. Find out more about mobility and accessibility here.
6 #BackTogether / Follow us: dwarsdoorvlaanderen @DwarsdrVlaander dwarsdoorvlaanderenofficial DWARS DOOR VLAANDEREN 2022 / OFFICIAL FAN GUIDE. EXPLORE ROESELARE! In 2022, Dwars door Vlaanderen will start in Roeselare for the 15th time, and that's no coincidence. Roeselare breathes cycling and sport in general. For example, there are some important sports sites on the city's territory, such as the Defraeye/Sercu cycling track, the Schiervelde Complex and the TraX. site, and Roeselare is also home to the KOERS. Museum of Cycle Racing. The museum is an interactive ride through the history of cycling. Its collection includes extraordinary trophies, racing bikes, testimonials and archive footage. So what makes Roeselare so special when it comes to cycling? Cyriel Van Hauwaert (Paris-Roubaix 1908, Milan-San Remo 1908) and Roeselare local Odiel Defraeye, who became the first Belgian ever to win the Tour in 1912, unleashed a genuine (and lasting) cycling craze in the city.
7 Add to this a series of Roeselare world champions (Benoni Beheyt, Patrick Sercu, Jean-Pierre Monser , Freddy Maertens, etc.) and you immediately understand why Roeselare has such a special connection with the sport! Outside the convivial city centre there are many cycling hubs to discover the region at your own pace. In the Sterrebos, which surrounds the beautiful castle of Rumbeke, you can imagine yourself in a fairytale setting where enchanting nature and historical monuments converge. Want to know more about Roeselare? Read more info here or surf to #BackTogether / Follow us: dwarsdoorvlaanderen @DwarsdrVlaander dwarsdoorvlaanderenofficial LIDL, SUPPORTER. VAN DE KOERS. FRESH FOOD. PARTNER. VAN IEDEREEN. Zet- en drukfouten zijn voorbehouden. LIDL Belgium, Guldensporenpark 90 blok J, 9820 Merelbeke. DWARS DOOR VLAANDEREN 2022 / OFFICIAL FAN GUIDE. WAREGEM. Waregem is the epicentre of Dwars door Vlaanderen!
8 Fans from the very beginning can head there as usual for the finish of the races on the Verbindingsweg. And, since last year, the women start at the Hippodrome. Moreover, this year we are celebrating the 10th edition of the Dwars door Vlaanderen Women Elite. Enough reasons to head to Waregem on Wednesday 30 March! PROGRAMME. 10:30: Women Elite team presentation at the Hippodrome 12:00 noon: Start of the Women Elite at the Hippodrome 12:00 noon: Fan zone at the Hippodrome, with drinks & food, big screen and passage of men and women 15:10: Finish of the Women Elite on the Verbindingsweg 17:10: Finish of the Men Elite on the Verbindingsweg Even though we get to experience Dwars door Vlaanderen together again, covid-19 isn't gone completely. That is why the team zone unfortunately will not be accessible to the public. However, you can be on the front row at the finish! Stad Waregem #BackTogether / Follow us: dwarsdoorvlaanderen @DwarsdrVlaander dwarsdoorvlaanderenofficial DWARS DOOR VLAANDEREN 2022 / OFFICIAL FAN GUIDE.
9 HOW TO GET THERE. On foot The finish is easy to reach by foot from the centre of Waregem. Do you live nearby? Opt to rack up your 10,000 steps walking to and from the race! By bike Park your bike at the station: there is a guarded bicycle parking facility two minutes walk from the station and those at the station are also accessible without access control. From the station you can take a bus to the finish zone (more info below). Looking for a place closer to the finish line? There is also a large bicycle parking facility near Regenboog Stadium, on the Zuiderlaan side. Don't forget to bring your lock to secure your bike and leave it behind safely. Public transport Trains depart regularly to Waregem from Gent-Sint-Pieters and Gent-Dampoort stations. The journey takes 20 to 30 minutes. Then take bus 7 (Kortrijk Deinze) to the Waregem Markt stop, just over a kilometre from the finish line. Be sure to check the timetable for trains to Waregem on and take the train to the Dwars door Vlaanderen finish line without any parking problems.
10 For more info and tickets for bus 7: or purchase an M-ticket via the De Lijn app. By car Are you coming by car? Please note that the car parks and streets around the finish line are reserved/. closed for the race. Parking is possible in the city centre car parks. Wheelchair users Don't want to miss a second of the action in Waregem? You can park in the streets and parkings surrounding the finish area. Parkings reserved for the race convoy are not accessible to the public. Find out more about mobility and accessibility here. EXPLORE WAREGEM! Waregem is as passionate about cycling as it is about horses. You can explore the famous Gaverbeek Hippodrome, discover the role of the horse and the Americans during World War I at the visitor centre and relax in the centrally-located Casier park. Along the many beautiful cycling and walking routes you will recognise many remains of a rich flax industry, definitely recommended!