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The VeloVeritas Years – 2011: RIP Wouter Weylandt


When Martin suggested we use the RIP Wouter Weylandt obituary as our 2011 article in our ‘VeloVeritas looks back over our years‘ series it stirred memories of such a sad day.

It’s not something I’ve mentioned to many but on that day of despair I had been waiting to speak to Wouter at the Leopard-Trek bus before the race – but with the depart looming we had to vamoose and get a head start on the peloton.

Wouter was always good for a quote with smiles and good humour his trademarks.

I sometimes wonder that if we’d waited a little longer, met Wouter and spent even a few moments with him t