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Monumental Bergs: Karnemelkbeekstraat

Unlike many other places in the world, streets rarely run in straight lines here in Belgium; making navigation by street next to impossible. Instead it is generally recommended that you follow signs to major towns until you get close to your destination, where the smaller town names will begin popping up. The major exception to […]

Monumental Bergs: The Edelareberg

The Edelareberg is one of the closest climbs to our door, and like our last Monumental Berg the Cote de Trieu there is some confusion surrounding it’s name. It seems that at one time the Edelareberg was better known as the Kerselareberg, though it is unknown when the name shifted from one to other. We […]

Monumental Bergs: Côte de Trieu

Today we’re heading south of the Flemish border, but just by a touch into the province of Hainaut within French speaking Wallonia (however still within the ‘Flemish Ardennes region’). There lies today’s climb, the Côte de Trieu; though as the climb finishes right on the border between Flanders and Wallonia the climb can also be referred […]

Monumental Bergs: Watermolenstraat

You will get no argument from us that this week’s climb the Watermolenstraat is not a true Monumental Berg, because lets face it very few people actually know of it. But that is part of the beauty of the Flemish Ardennnes; the endless possibilities of the many small farm roads means that the likelihood of […]

Monumental Bergs: The Kapelleberg

This week, we’re moving just 2 kilometers down the road, along the same ridge line as last weeks climb to introduce you to the Kapelleberg. Kapelleberg means Chapel Hill in Flemish, paying homage to the Sint-Vincentiuskapel situated along this asphalt climb. The Kapelleberg averages just over 6% with a maximum gradient of 14% and covers […]