The way to win a Classic is alone. Johan Van Summeren just did exactly that. And, on a flattening rear tire (update: really flat). In Van Summeren’s words, “It was not easy to take the corners but it worked out well. I entered the track like wuhuhuhu.”
After finishing, he proposed to his girlfriend.
Later, after receiving the cobble-stone trophy awarded to each victor of this legendary race, Van Summeren mused, “You know some guys offer a ring in marriage. Me, I give a rock.”
All class, that guy.by