Koppenberg in Belgium

Hi,
As I posted earlier, we are going to transfer our older post from the Facebook to herein to the blog. This is one of them, when we went to Belgium to climb the famous Koppenberg hill, an icon of the Tour of Flanders. Enjoy!

 

On our way to the Koppenberg climb.On our way to the Koppenberg climb.
The beginning of the Belgium Arden, we saw some nice hills on our ride.The beginning of the Belgium Arden, we saw some nice hills on our ride.
Here we are. Koppenberg was first climbed by the Tour of Flanders riders in 1976 and featured annually until 1987.Here we are. Koppenberg was first climbed by the Tour of Flanders riders in 1976 and featured annually until 1987.
The Koppenberg was again excluded from the Tour of Flanders because of its deteriorating and unsafe conditions in 2007. Following further renovations that year, it was again included in in the 2008 edition of the race, and has been featured in each eThe Koppenberg was again excluded from the Tour of Flanders because of its deteriorating and unsafe conditions in 2007. Following further renovations that year, it was again included in in the 2008 edition of the race, and has been featured in each e
First attempt to climb the Koppenberg. It is indeed difficult, but we could do it First attempt to climb the Koppenberg. It is indeed difficult, but we could do it
The Koppenberg ramp's rehabilitation was implemented in 1990 by the municipality of Oudenaarde, from a roughly 150 000 Euro budget. The Koppenberg ramp's rehabilitation was implemented in 1990 by the municipality of Oudenaarde, from a roughly 150 000 Euro budget.
Wheel Nuts Cyclotouring team @ the Koppenberg.Wheel Nuts Cyclotouring team @ the Koppenberg.
The Pompetamine saw he's first serious climbs today.The Pompetamine saw he's first serious climbs today.