2011 Tour of Flanders Photos

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The 2011 Tour of Flanders peloton on the cobbles
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Riding past a windmill
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Sylvain Chavanel (Quick Step) and Simon Clarke (Astana) on the Taaienberg.
Chavanel had accelerated away from the peloton on the Oude Kwaremont, joining Clarke.
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Juan Antonio Flecha (Sky Procycling), followed by Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing) on the Taaienberg
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Thor Hushovd (Garmin-Cervelo), with Philippe Gilbert (Omega Pharma Lotto)
and Fabian Cancellara (Leopard Trek) in close pursuit
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Gilbert and Cancellara
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Bjorn Leukemans (Vacansoleil) and Thomas Voeckler (Europcar)
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The peloton on the Eikenberg
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Chavanel found himself alone out front after the Molenberg
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After accelerating away from the contenders on the Leberg, Cancellara joined Chavanel on the next climb, the Valkenberg.  But Chavanel and Quick Step were playing the Boonen card so Chavanel refused to work with Cancellara.
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Cancellara, with Chavanel still on his wheel on the Mur.  Their lead had dropped dramatically,
with Gilbert, Leukemans and Ballan now close behind.  All of a sudden it was a new race.
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Ballan, right behind Leukemans
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Nick Nuyens (Saxo Bank) on the Mur
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Ballan on the last climb of the day, the Bosberg
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Leukemans
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Cancellara
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Nuyens on the Bosberg
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At the finish on a great edition of the Ronde, it came down to a sprint among Chavanel, Nuyens and Cancellara...
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Nick Nuyens finally gets that big victory
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Tom Boonen finished 4th
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George Hincapie (BMC Racing) finished 6th
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Gilbert was 9th and Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) 10th
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Ballan finished 12th
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Nuyens, surrounded by the media, hugs a teammate
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Nuyens celebrates on the podium
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Nuyens raises his trophy
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Chavanel on the podium
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Cancellara on the podium
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Nuyens and podium girls
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Chavanel (second), Nuyens (first) and Cancellara (third)
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