2015 Brabantse Pijl

The 2015 Brabantse Pijl was the 55th edition of the Brabantse Pijl road cycling race. Held on 15 April 2015, it started in Leuven and ended 205.4 kilometres (127.6 mi) later in Overijse. It was a 1.HC-ranked race that was part of the 2015 UCI Europe Tour.[1] The main difficulty in the race was caused by 26 climbs, as well as twisting roads in the final part of the route.[2]

2015 Brabantse Pijl
2015 UCI Europe Tour
Michael Matthews (2nd), Ben Hermans (1st) and Philippe Gilbert (3rd).
Race details
Dates15 April
Distance205.4 km (127.6 mi)
Winning time4h 45' 14"
  Winner  Ben Hermans (BEL) (BMC Racing Team)
  Second  Michael Matthews (AUS) (Orica–GreenEDGE)
  Third  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) (BMC Racing Team)
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The race was won from the breakaway by Ben Hermans (BMC Racing Team). A group of fourteen riders finished two seconds behind, with Michael Matthews (Orica–GreenEDGE) second and the defending champion Philippe Gilbert (BMC Racing Team) third.[2]


Rank Rider Team Time
1   Ben Hermans (BEL) BMC Racing Team 4hr 45' 14"
2   Michael Matthews (AUS) Orica–GreenEDGE +2"
3   Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team +2"
4   Tony Gallopin (FRA) Lotto–Soudal +2"
5   Davide Rebellin (ITA) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +2"
6   Nathan Haas (AUS) Cannondale–Garmin +2"
7   Fabio Felline (ITA) Trek Factory Racing +2"
8   Maurits Lammertink (NED) Team Roompot +2"
9   Maciej Paterski (POL) CCC–Sprandi–Polkowice +2"
10   Dries Devenyns (BEL) IAM Cycling +2"
Source: ProCyclingStats


  1. ^ "De Brabantse Pijl - La Flèche Brabançonne 2015 - Classic". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 16 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b Farrand, Stephen. "Hermans holds off pack for Brabantse Pijl win". Cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 16 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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