The 58th edition of De Brabantse Pijl got off to a somber start this morning as the cycling world mourned the loss of young Michael Goolaerts and respects were paid with a minutes silence. Serge Pauwels placed 13th for us with Edvald Boasson Hagen in 15th..

Tim Wellens (Lotto-Soudal) won De Brabantse Pijl, taking a solo victory ahead of Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain-Merida) and Tiesj Benoot (Lotto-Soudal) today. The 58th edition of De Brabantse Pijl got off to a somber start this morning as the cycling world mourned the loss of young Michael Goolaerts, who tragically passed away on Sunday after Paris-Roubaix. Once respects had been paid with a minutes silence, racing would get underway with Goolaerts teammate, Dries De Bondt making the break of the day. 6 other riders joined De Bondt as they rode to a 7-minute lead. With 27 climbs over the 200km route, the climbs soon started to.