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Tour of Flanders -Ronde Van Vlaanderen
(Pro Tour)

90th edition Sunday, April 2, 2006

Tour of Flanders podium history. | Photos | 2007 edition | 2005 edition

258 km, 17 hills, the first one is the Molenberg at the 145th kilometer and the last is the Bosberg at Km 246.

199 starters and 102 classified finishers

climbsAscents: Molenberg, Wolvenberg, Oude Kwaremont, Paterberg, Koppenberg, Steenbeekdries, Taaienberg, Eikenberg, Boigneberg, Het Foreest, Steenberg, Leberg, Berendries, Valkenberg, Tenbosse, Muur van Geraardsbergen, Bosberg

Tom Boonen wins the 2005 Ronde van Vlaanderen

Complete Results:

  1. Tom Boonen (Quick Step) 6hr 24min 26sec. 40.414 km/hr
  2. Leif Hoste (Discovery) s.t.
  3. George Hincapie (Discovery) @ 1min 17sec
  4. Peter Van Petegem (Davitamon-Lotto) s.t.
  5. Alessandro Ballan (Lampre) s.t.
  6. Fabian Cancellara (CSC) s.t.
  7. Paolo Bettini (Quick Step) @ 1min 50sec
  8. Karsten Kroon (CSC) s.t.
  9. Andreas Klier (T-Mobile) s.t.
  10. Roberto Petito (Tenax) s.t.
  11. Erik Zabel (Milram) @ 3min 29sec
  12. Juan Antonio Flecha (Rabobank) s.t.
  13. Filippo Pozzato (Quick Step) @ 4min 21sec
  14. Thor Hushovd (Credit Agricole) s.t.
  15. Bernhard Eisel (FDJ) @ 8min 3sec
  16. David Kopp (Gerolsteiner) s.t.
  17. Nick Nuyens (Quick Step) s.t.
  18. Anthony Geslin (Bouygues Telecom) s.t.
  19. Stefan Schumacher (Gerolsteiner) s.t.
  20. Kurt-Asle Arvesen (CSC) s.t.
  21. Baden Cooke (Unibet.com) s.t.
  22. Erik Dekker (Rabobank) s.t.
  23. Bert Roesems (Davitamon-Lotto) s.t.
  24. Vladimir Gusev (Discovery) s.t.
  25. Serguei Ivanov (T-Mobile) s.t.
  26. Rik Verbrugghe (Cofidis) s.t.
  27. Pedro Horillo (Rabobank) @ 8min 45sec
  28. Frédéric Guesdon (FDJ) s.t.
  29. Markus Zberg (Gerolsteiner) s.t.
  30. Matthew Wilson (Unibet.com) s.t.
  31. Wilfried Cretskens (Quick Step) s.t.
  32. Luca Paolini (Liquigas) s.t.
  33. Martin Elmiger (Phonak) s.t.
  34. Allan Johansen (CSC) s.t.
  35. Christian Knees (Milram) s.t.
  36. Staf Scheirlinckx (Cofidis) s.t.
  37. Grégory Rast (Phonak s.t.
  38. Constantin Zaballa (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.
  39. Vicente Reynes (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.
  40. Thierry Marichal (Cofidis) s.t.
  41. Fabio Baldato (Tenax) @ 12min 27sec
  42. Matteo Carrara (Lampre) s.t.
  43. Marcus Burghardt (T-Mobile) s.t.
  44. Sébastien Hinault (Credit Agricole) s.t.
  45. Marco Serpellini (Unibet.com) s.t.
  46. Aart Vierhouten (Skil-Shimano) s.t.
  47. Marco Velo (Milram) s.t.
  48. Niko Eeckhout (Chocolade Jacques) s.t.
  49. Paolo Bossoni (Tenax) s.t.
  50. Andy Flickinger (Bouygues Telecom) s.t.
  51. Ryder Hesjedal (Phonak) s.t.
  52. José Vicente Garcia (Caisse d'Epargne) s.t.
  53. Gert Steegmans (Davitamon-Lotto) s.t.
  54. Laszlo Bodrogi (Credit Agricole) s.t.
  55. Wim Vansevenant (Davitamon-Lotto) s.t.
  56. Enrico Franzoi (Lampre) s.t.
  57. Peter Wrolich (Gerolsteiner) s.t.
  58. Frederik Willems (Chocolade Jacques) s.t.
  59. Marc Wauters (Rabobank) s.t.
  60. Serge Baguet (Quick Step) s.t.
  61. Frank Hoj (Gerolsteiner) s.t.
  62. Sven Renders (Landbouwkrediet) @ 15min 54sec
  63. Koen De Kort (Liberty Seguros) s.t.
  64. Angel Castresana (Unibet.com) @ 16min 21sec
  65. Mark Renshaw (Credit Agricole) s.t.
  66. Luke Roberts (CSC) s.t.
  67. Henk Vogels (Davitamon-Lotto) s.t.
  68. Maarten Tjallingii (Skil-Shimano) s.t.
  69. Ludovic Auger (FDJ) s.t.
  70. Ralf Grabsch (Milram) s.t.
  71. Jimmy Casper (Cofidis) s.t.
  72. Jérôme Pineau (Bouygues Telecom) s.t.
  73. Viatcheslav Ekimov (Discovery) s.t.
  74. Joost Posthuma (Rabobank) s.t.
  75. Daniele Pietropolli (Tenax) s.t.
  76. Sébastien Minard (Cofidis) s.t.
  77. Alexandre Moos (Phonak) s.t.
  78. Jan Boven (Rabobank) s.t.
  79. Yannick Talabardon (Credit Agricole) s.t.
  80. Koen Barbe (Chocolade Jacques) @ 18min 58sec
  81. Marco Milesi (Liquigas) s.t.
  82. Erki Pütsep (Ag2r) @ 19min 16sec
  83. Kurt Hovelynck (Chocolade Jacques) s.t.
  84. Markel Irizar (Euskaltel) s.t.
  85. José Joaquin Rojas (Liberty Seguros) s.t.
  86. Ruslan Podgorny (Tenax) s.t.
  87. Enrico Poitschke (Milram) s.t.
  88. Alessandro Cortinovis (Milram) s.t.
  89. Franck Renier (Bouygues Telecom) s.t.
  90. Mathew Hayman (Rabobank) s.t.
  91. Gustav Erik Larsson (FDJ) s.t.
  92. Maarten Den Bakker (Milram) s.t.
  93. Renaud Dion (Ag2r) s.t.
  94. Koldo Fernandez (Euskaltel) s.t.
  95. Joseba Zubeldia (Euskaltel) s.t.
  96. Maarten Wynants (Chocolade Jacques) s.t.
  97. Johan Coenen (Unibet.com) s.t.
  98. John Gadret (Ag2r) s.t.
  99. Christophe Mengin (FDJ) s.t.
  100. Paolo Fornaciari (Lampre) s.t.
  101. Frederik Veuchelen (Chocolade Jacques) s.t.
  102. Stefano Zanini (Liquigas) s.t.

Photos:

Tom Boonen

Tom Boonen attacks on the Molenberg

Philippe Gilbert

Philippe Gilbert gives chase.

Paolo Bettini

Paolo Bettini

Molenberg

The pack goes up the Molenberg

Patersberg climbs

On the Patersberg, Cretskens, Baguet, Boonen and Bettini lead the bunch.

Alessandro Petacchi

Alessandro Petacchi

Jimmy Casper

Jimmy Casper

Paolo Bettini

Paolo Bettini on the Taaienberg

Viatcheslav Ekimov

Ekimov on the Old Kwaremont.

Boonen and Hoste

Boonen and Hoste on the Grammont

Leif Hoste and Tom Bonnen

Leif Hoste leads Tom Boonen on the Grammont

Tom Boonen

Tom Boonen

Thor Hushovd

Thor Hushovd

Fabian Cancellara and Karsten Kroon

Fabian Cancellara and Karsten Kroon

2006 Tour of Flanders podium

2006 Tour of Flanders podium, from left: Leif Hoste, Tom Boonen and George Hincapie

Vittorio Adroni and Tom Boonen

Italian cycling legend Vittorio Adorni congratulates Boonen.