The Championships were held in Brugge this year and the main event attracted over 40 competitors from Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, France, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Czech Republic and a large team from the UK. The racing was to fierce this year with a group of 5 jostling for the lead from the start. There was a final ferocious final sprint for the line giving a final result of:
1st Gerald Minich (also current world champion)
2nd Richard Thorday (the UK champion)
3rd Arie Leifhebber (NL)
The winner of the women's price was Andrea Missbachova.
The event including a Penny stack that broke the Belgium record.
The event was not only a racing event, but was a great social event. The riders joined in a historic ride with the local club and tested the local beers.
The journey to and from the UK was also fun with a combination of good weather and beautiful cycle paths.