Overijse, Belgium

The Moskesstraat is a col with a length of 530 meter. It is located in Overijse, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium. The average grade of this col is 9.3% with a maximum of 17.8%. The Moskesstraat ascents from 29 meter at the start, to 77 meter at the top, with a total of 48 ascending meters.


Moskesstraat Profile


Distance 530 m
Elevation gain 48 m
Average grade 9.3 %
Maximum grade 17.8 %
Climb category None
Minimum elevation 29 m
Maximum elevation 77 m

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The steep Moskesstraat has been rebuilt in 2021. In the Brabantse Pijl of 2020, it was the cobbled climb where Julian Alaphilippe and Mathieu van der Poel made the difference, but whether that will be the case again this year, riders wonder.

Wout van Aert thinks that the magic of the climb has completely disappeared after the reconstruction, he says in conversation with Het Nieuwsblad. I think it's a pity they rebuilt the climb. It was a tough cobblestone climb, now it's a cobbled road'. Because of the better road surface, it will be a completely different race on that climb according to Van Aert. Last year you couldn't go up because of the bad cobblestones, now you can go up hard.

Dylan Teuns agrees with the sentiment of Van Aert, in conversation with Sporza. The rider was looking forward to a difficult climb. The charm is gone. It used to be a difficult slope, now it's a highway that will be easily digested. A shame.

- Primus Classic 2019
- De Brabantse Pijl - La Fleche Brabanconne 2020, 2021