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The Tour of Flanders course has received a significant overhaul for 2012. Once the decisive climb and fan favorite, Mur de Grammont is no longer part of the course.

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News and Updates for Tour of Flanders 2012

Monday: 2012 Vuelta al País Vasco Live

2012 Tour of Flanders Post-Race Coverage

27 Big Photos from Tour of Flanders 2012 (more photos added)sirotti/reuters
Boonen wins 2012 Tour of Flanderscyclingnews
Tom Boonen is de beste in vernieuwde
Judith Arndt wins her second Women’s Ronde van Vlaanderenvelonation
Third Ronde Van Vlaanderen success for Belgium’s Boonenvelonation
Tour of Flanders analysis: never two without threecyclesportmag
Cancellara crashes out of Tour of Flanderscyclingnews
Cancellara's Crash Ends Hopes For Repeat Victoryradioshacknissantrek
Boonen equals Flanders record with third victory cyclingnews
Heinrich Haussler: “The race didn’t go to plan for Garmin-Barracuda” velonation
Filippo Pozzato: I wasted my talent for too long (pre-race interview) — cyclingnews
Matti Breschel: “I didn’t have the power” velonation
Pozzato disappointed to lose, but pleased to ride strongly once again velonation
Cancellara’s Classics season over due to shattered collarbone velonation
Pozzato: ‘I’m first of the idiots’ at Flanders velonews
Sagan shows his mettle at Flanders cyclingnews
Boonen recovers Flanders throne velonews
 Cancellara crashsporza
  Langeveld collides with spectator (01:21 Flemish) — sporza
 Ballan attack with 18 km (02:41 Flemish) — sporza
 Last Km (04:39 Flemish) — sporza
27 Big Photos from Tour of Flanders 2102 (more photos added)sirotti/reuters
 Women's Tour of Flanders Highlightssporza
Analysis: Cancellara injury changes everything for the classics velonews

2012 Ronde van Vlaanderen Race Preview (Sunday April 1st 257 km)

Big Photos from 2011sirotti/reuters
Big Photos from 2010sirotti/reuters
Big Photos from 2009sirotti
Big Photos from 2008 (Many photos, best most complete coverage) — sirotti

April 1 update:
 Pre-Race Interviews at the Startsporza

March 31 update:
2012 official startlist (right) — steephill
18 Big Photos Friday's Koppenberg & Paterberg Reconsirotti
Controversy Marks Tomorrow's Tour of Flanders

March 30 update:
Omega Pharma-QuickStep with “110 options” for Tour of Flanderscyclingnews
Opinion: New Flanders route is blasphemous velonews
Cancellara dreams of solo [again] Flanders win
Cancellara confident in RadioShack's support (includes video) — cyclingnews
New Flanders route reflects the changing face of cycling as a sport.cyclesportmag/lionelbirnie
Wilcockson@peloton: In Search of the Perfect Rondepelotonmagazine
PEZ Previews: The Ronde Van Vlaanderen!pezcyclingnews
Transformed Ronde van Vlaanderen prepares for new Oudenaarde finishvelonation
Tour of Flanders Preview inrng
Boonen, Cancellara are five-star Flanders favoritesvelonews
Flanders Factoidsbicycling/bourdereport

March 29 update:
Gallery: Boonen and friends preview Tour of Flanders course cyclingnews
Hincapie can set Tour of Flanders record cyclingnews
Pozzato: "Waag mijn kans op Oude Kwaremont" (English Translation) —
Pez Does Flanders: The Hard Partpezcyclingnews
Tour of Flanders 2012: The Preview
Flanders new course: Meet the new bosspodiumcafe

March 28 update:
Gallery: Van Petegem on the Tour of Flanders course cyclingnews
Chavanel builds for Tour of Flanders at De Panne cyclingnews
Devolder hoping to make the race in Tour of Flanders cyclingnews
Anonymous threats to throw nails on Tour of Flanders course cyclingnews
Sagan laments marking Cancellara, looks ahead to Flanders velonews
Oss expects war of attrition in Tour of Flanders finale cyclingnews

March 22 update:
RadioShack Recons the new routeradioshacknissantrek

February 20 update:
2012 Course Details (many changes) —
Debate continues over new Flanders route, organiser explains changevelonation

January 16 update:
Flanders Classics announces six wildcards for Ronde van Vlaanderen velonation

September 18 update:
Belgium reacts to the new Ronde van Vlaanderen finish velonation

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Live Video Streaming and TV Coverage

April 1 update: A work in progress for 2012 live video and text updates. Check back at race time for the latest live links. Feel free to send in additional sources for live video or tv coverage as they become known. — Steve

Start time: Sunday April 1 10:00 CET (); Current Weather in Brugge, Belgium
Earliest live video: 12:00 CET ();
Approximate finish: 16:30 CET (); Current Weather in Oudenaarde, Belgium

April 1 update:
 Pre-Race Interviews at the Startsporza
 Cancellara crashsporza

media source tv or internet comments/restrictions
sporza    live video (flemish)
   live video (unrestricted)
   live video (unrestricted)
   live video (unrestricted)
   live video (unrestricted)
   live video (unrestricted)
 live ticker (english)
  tv schedule
Sporza live video from 9:00-10:00 CET: (sign-in & start) and then back again at 12 CET for six hours of live race coverage and a post-race show
eurosport    live video (english)
   live video (english)
   live video (english)
 live ticker (english)
 live ticker (français)
 live ticker (deutsch)
 live ticker (español)
  tv schedule (british)
  tv schedule (int'l/cet)
12:45h CEST - 13:30h CEST and 15:15h CEST - 17:00h CEST
   live video (spanish)
   live video (unrestricted)
  tv schedule
Spanish; Teledeporte feed starts at 14:00 CEST
   live video (italian)
   live video (unrestricted)
  tv schedule
Italian; Giro delle Flandre live on RAI Sport 2 at +/- 12.20 CEST
   live video (french)
  tv schedule
Tour des Flandres starts at 15:20 CEST on French TV; check back for live streaming video; restricted to France
rtbf    live video (french)
   live video (unrestricted)
restricted; french commentary. Live at 12:20h CEST
NOS    live video (dutch)
  tv schedule
NOS TV w/ Dutch ticker; video likely restricted to the Netherlands
   live video (english)
  tv schedule
SBS in Australia will have live coverage at 9:30pm AEST
  tv schedule(see comments) United States; live at 8:30 a.m. ET
 live text updates Cyclingnews English text updates
 live ticker Belgium/Flemish ticker with updates from the start
 steephill text updates
 #rvv twitter group
short text updates from any and everyone
check back at race time for more and updated links; email send a comment or a new live link

2012 Ronde van Vlaanderen Route Map, Profile, Timetable

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2011 Tour of Flanders Archived Coverage

2010 Tour of Flanders Archived Coverage

2009 Tour of Flanders Archived Coverage

2008 Tour of Flanders Archived Coverage