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The SPIE International Juniors Three Days of Axel is an international 2.1 U.C.I. cycling race for juniors. The competition was first held in 1982.

The competition has two stages with some cobblestones and a timetrial in Zeeuws Vlaanderen in the Dutch province of Zeeland. In addition, a stage through the Flemish Ardennes with various slopes and cobblestones. Known slopes that they climbed to the Valkenberg, the Leberg, the Rekelberg and the Langendries (Hostellerie). Also the 4th stage goes over the infamous Paddestraat out of the Tour of Flanders.
In addition there is a General Classification and several more classifications; such as a Points-, a Youth-, a Sprint-, a Cobblestone-, a Combination-, a Mountain and a Team Classification.

The honors are among other Servais Knaven (1988), Davide Rebellin (1989), Leon van Bon (1990), Andreas Klier (1994), Thor Hushovd (1996), Tom Boonen (1998), Sir Bradley Wiggins (1998) André Greipel (1999-2000), Zdenek Stybar (2002), Niki Terpstra (2002), Matti Breschel (2002), Robert Gesink (2004), Steven Cross Wyck (2005), Tejay van Garderen (20045-2006), Sep Vanmarcke (2006), John Degenkolb ( 2007) and Wilco Kelderman (2008)

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Alex Molenaar wins the 36th edition of the SPIE Internationale Juniorendriedaagse van Axel. 22 mei 2017 Alex Molenaar won the 36th edition of the SPIE Internationale Juniorendriedaagse van Axel. Molenaar defeated leader Johan Tiedemann Langballe in the final stages of the Flemish Ardennes. Maikel Zijlaard won the fourth and final stage. It was the second victory for the Rotterdammer. In the final stage six riders separated them from a well-drained peloton. Alex Molenaar, Thomas Pidcock, Mark Donovan, Maikel Zijlaard, Antoine Raugel and Anders Lilliendal drove a lead in a minute. Pidcock became a flat tire. Lees meer
Rhys Britton wins the third stage! (Video) 22 mei 2017 Teh Wales men Rhys Britton has written the third stage of the 36th SPIE Internationale Juniorendriedaagse van Axel. The rider of the Wales U19 team was the fastest of 3 flyers in the final sprint after a 102.8-kilometer race. The Italian Nicolo Parisini from team Lombardia became 2nd and his team mate Joshua Price completed the podium. Lees meer
Maikel Zijlaard wins the 2nd stage with force majeure! 22 mei 2017 Maikel Zijlaard of RWC Ahoy (training team Roompot Orange Peleton) won by force majeure the individual time trial of the SPIE Internationale Juniorendriedaagse van Axel. He scrapped the 11.1km in a time of 13:30:49 with a average speed of 49,304 km p/h. 2nd was Ward Vanhoof of Acrog Bales with a backlog of 11.4 seconds and 3rd became Manuel Michielsen of De Jonge Renner. World champion cyclocfoss Thomas Pidcock had to settle the 4th place. Lees meer