Leuven is situated is the capital of the provence of Vlaams-Brabant. In September 2021, the UCI Worlds Cycling Championships will be held in Belgium. The Men and Women Elite road races start in Antwerp and finish in Leuven on a local circuit in the heart of the city after >260km and 2800hm. Leuven is best known for 2 things: the world famous university, and beer. Leuven is the beer capital of Belgium, AB-Inbev has been located there for many years. Stella Artois is probably the best known Belgium beer. But you had best keep your beer until after this ride. There are some nasty bergs which reach up to 12%, and you'll need a drink to recover.