Last year’s race was cancelled due to the appalling weather across Europe but the 2014 edition looks to be run off in dry but chilly conditions.
Today’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad forms the traditional opening to the Belgian road season alongside KBK but no rider has ever doubled up.
Greipel has been in fine form so far this year but reports suggest he has been suffering from a cold in recent days which would certainly compromise his performance at KBK.
Demare looked in good shape at today’s OHN while Tom Boonen was just about where you’d expect to see him a month or so out from Flanders and Roubaix.
Previous winner Chris Sutton will be up there for the win this year but we’re tipping Brian Coquard who has been focusing his training on this kind of race over the winter.