Michel Van Aerde
In 1954, Michel Van Aerde was the Belgian military champion in road racing. Twice - in 1956 and 1957 - he won the Stadsprijs Geraardsberge . In 1961 he won the title of Belgian champion in the professional road race. In 1962 he took second place behind Rik Van Looy on the Tour of Flanders .
After the end of his professional career in 1966, Michel Van Aerde opened a furniture shop in Erpe-Mere .
- Herman Laitem, Jozef Hamels: De Tricolore Trui. 1882-2007. 125 Jaar Belgian Campaign Schappen. Pinguin Productions et al., Balegem et al. 2008, ISBN 978-90-73322-21-9 , pp. 141f.
- Michel Van Aerde in the Radsportseiten.net database
- Michel Van Aerde in the Tour de France database(French / English )
- Rutger Lievens, Oud-wielerkampioen Michel Van Aerde overleden , hln.be, August 13, 2020
|SURNAME||Van Aerde, Michel|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Belgian cyclist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 2, 1933|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Zonnegem|
|DATE OF DEATH||August 11, 2020|