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Vacation in Belgium!(7 posts)

Vacation in Belgium!rollo tommassi
Mar 18, 2002 4:12 PM
Most people like to go to warm, sunny places with beaches and spas for their hard earned vacation.

I, on the other hand, will be braving the blustery, rainy, muddy feilds of Belgium during what is arguably the biggest week of classic bike racing.

On April 7, I will wake up in a hotel in Bruges to watch the Tour of Flanders start. Wednesday, Gent-Wevelgem. Sunday, the Helll of the North.

Rest assured, my fellow RBR-ers, that I will bring back great stories and fabulous pictures.

I can't wait, and I can't wait to tell you all about it!!
re: Vacation in Belgium!Djudd
Mar 18, 2002 5:57 PM
take lots of pictures... bon voyage!!! a dream vacation for a roadie
Bert Bruggesboneman
Mar 19, 2002 1:00 AM
Have a few at this wonderful bar for me. If you haven't been, it's near the main square and has over 300 beers available. Oh, and don't forget to bring back some chocolate.
You're gonna lose that great Chicago tan.Alex-in-Evanston
Mar 19, 2002 8:33 AM
Wow - what a trip! Are you going to be with bicycle?

Alex
You're gonna lose that great Chicago tan.rollo tommassi
Mar 19, 2002 9:24 AM
Ha ha! that's a very funny line.

I also like the phrase "be with bicycle", it appeals to my (albeit weak) maternal instincts. I like the idea of a bike be akin to a child that you nurture, protect, and bond with.

However, we have opted not to bring bikes with us, as we will be traveling around quite a bit (2 days in Bruges, 3 days in Brussels, etc). But, I'm sure we will rent or borrow from a certain Chicago native who just happens to be a mechanic for a certain Belgian team......

Yes - photos to be posted, but I'm not sure how to share the beer or chocolate!!!
I'm jealous, have a great time! nmLen J
Mar 19, 2002 9:44 AM
re: Vacation in Belgium!flying
Mar 19, 2002 6:09 PM
Good Night your having my Dream ;)

Really a lucky dude & your right I would choose that over any sunny place.

I have been eyeing the Scott Sunderland tours for awhile now.

Have Fun !!