Seven years after Moorslede, Flanders was once again able to host the UCI Road World Championships. This time, Waregem was the epicenter of the festivities. Just like seven years before, another Belgian succeeded in conquering the rainbow jersey: Rik Van Steenbergen. The course at that time consisted of 12 laps of 23.8 km. Because the Dwars door Vlaanderen race also finishes in Waregem, we opted for a route that combines the highlights of both races. The pictures from 1957 where kindly provided by 'KOERS. Museum van de Wielersport (Roeselare)'.

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Food & Drink
Peloton Café

Stop at the 1957 stadium bridge


Time to go and find a beer

115km Finish