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(21/06/2019) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) toont nog maar eens zijn klasse op Cahors: 1-2-3-... Provinciaal, 1-4-7-... Nationaal Zone

Na het schitterende seizoen 2018, met o.a. 2 Olympiadeduiven dankzij knalprestaties van Tripple 5 en De Kleine Olympiade is men te Brussegem en omstreken al wel wat gewoon van Erik Limbourg. Maar uit Cahors deed hij menig liefhebbers toch weer versteld staan met een zoveelste knalprestatie.

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(07/01/2019) Met 2 Olympiadeduiven sluit Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) een topseizoen af

Wat een seizoen werd het weer voor de wonderboy uit Brussegem. In het bijzonder waren er de uitzonderlijke prestaties van 'Barcelona Triple 5', maar ook de prestaties van 'De Kleine Olympiade', die in 2018 nog eens 2 top-40 prijzen aan zijn palmares toevoegde.

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(15/10/2018) Barcelona Triple 5 of Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) makes history

Barcelona Triple 5 is Erik Limbourg's sensational new racing bird. He started his impressive triple in 2017 with a 5th National from Barcelona, and he won the exact same prize again in 2018. On top of that, he also claimed a 5th National Perpignan this season. Or that is what was supposed to happen at least.

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(19/07/2018) PIPA Ranking: Best Barcelona pigeon from Belgium over 2 seasons (2017-2018)

In this PIPA-ranking we look for the Best Barcelona pigeon from Belgium over 2 seasons, based on the national results of 2017 and 2018.

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(12/07/2018) "The Barcelona" of Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) has done it again! He claims another 5th National Barcelona!

The past few weeks have all been about the Red Devils playing a great World Cup in Russia, with such players as Hazard, De Bruyne, Lukaku and Courtois being among the world's most renowned players. And pigeon racing has its international stars as well, one of them would be "The Barcelona" of Erik Limbourg.

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(13/04/2018) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) went through the 2017 season like a madman

Erik Limbourg from Brussegem in Flemish Brabant can look back on yet another great season, winning six provincial, one zonal and a few national top results. Meanwhile, several other lofts had great results with his pigeons as well.

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(01/07/2017) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) shines and lets others shine as well

We are probably repeating ourselves, but Erik Limbourg is having another outstanding season. And the Limbourg birds are doing great in other lofts as well: the invaluable Limbourg breed plays a prominent role for Gustaaf De Bisschop (1st National Argenton YLs) and for the Desbuquois brothers (2nd National Cahors).

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(15/03/2017) The grandmaster of pigeon racing in Belgium, Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE), has another great racing season with numerous national ace pigeon titles

Lucky 848, Joost, Blue Ace, Eagle Eye and Lucky 77 are pigeons with an excellent reputation. The descendants of Belgium's most famous pigeons have allowed Erik Limbourg to perform really well again this season. The name of Limbourg features in basically all the championships and competitions at zonal, provincial and national level.

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(21/07/2016) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) overwhelmingly strong in national Limoges II

The pigeons from Brussegem really dominated the national long distance classic of Limoges II, winning the first four provincial prizes yearlings, as well as claiming the provincial first prize old birds.

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(01/07/2016) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) wins nearly as much as three provincial top 10 prizes a week!

After seven weeks of racing at provincial or higher level, Erik Limbourg's list of achievements is more endless than ever. No less than nineteen (!) provincial top 10 prizes were won during those seven weeks, or just a little under three a week. Most of us can only dream of presenting such statistics.

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(06/05/2016) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) returns to the top with Spartacus Remy and Power 003

Many fancier assumed that Erik Limbourg would need quite some time to regain his position as a national and international champion after his PIPA auction in May 2015. Well, this was not quite the case. Erik could only race with a team of yearlings and young birds, and yet 2015 was another stellar season for the champion from Brussegem.

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(02/01/2016) PIPA Ranking: Best yearling in the long distance and extreme long distance - 4 prizes

PIPA Ranking: Best one year old pigeon in the long distance and extreme long distance with 4 prizes. National results of Limoges II, Agen, Montélimar, Montauban, Brive, Jarnac, Narbonne, Tulle and Libourne.

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(24/08/2015) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) aiming for national title with Playboy Gilbert (BE15-2015503)

The opponents of Playboy Gilbert will have to work very hard if they want to try and prevent him from winning the national ace pigeon championships middle distance. He currently has an impressive coefficient of 0.58%, which is considerably lower than the previous winners of this title.

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(30/04/2015) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) bids farewell to his New Generation!

We can say that Erik Limbourg enjoys taking on a new challenge every once in a while. He is a risk taker. The outstanding team of racing pigeons that has won so many prizes over the past five seasons, including the title of General Champion of Belgium KBDB 2014, will soon be sold in auction.

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(03/04/2015) Erik Limbourg catalogue now available for order

Erik Limbourg is a man who likes to start all over again. About five years after his record breaking public auction Erik has another surprise in store for us: he will be selling his entire collection of pigeons of 2013 and older between 27 April and 10 May 2015. You can now download our online catalogue of this mouthwatering auction or order a printed copy.

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(02/03/2015) Breed of Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) brings success to other lofts as well

It goes without saying that Erik Limbourg has had a spectacular 2014 season, having won an international victory from Perpignan and such titles as General National Champion KBDB and 2nd Nat. Ace Pigeon Long Distance KBDB. However, we were equally impressed with the achievements of his pigeons in other lofts.

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(21/11/2014) Erik Limbourg wint de Euro Diamond Pigeon Ranking 2014

De voorlopige uitslag van de prestigieuze Euro Diamond Pigeon Ranking 2014 werd gepubliceerd. Winnaar dit jaar is Erik Limboug uit Brussegem.

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(29/10/2014) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) is the new General National Champion KBDB

Several championship titles have been awarded recently, and one of the names that appear in many championship results is that of Erik Limbourg. The cherry on the cake this season was the title of General National Championship KBDB. He managed to win no less than five prizes in the KBDB championships!

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(23/10/2014) Brabantse Unie maakt zijn kampioenen 2014 bekend

Erik Limbourg (Brussegem) kroont zich tot Koning van de Brabantse Unie 2014. De Algemene Kampioenen zijn dan weer Dirk Moens (Grimbergen) op de halve fond en Gilbert & Julien Pronckaert (Schepdaal). De kampioenendag gaat door op 7 november in de Waerboom te Groot-Bijgaarden.

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(12/08/2014) Eric Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) claims 1st International Perpignan

We saw an impressive performance by Black Magic (BE10–2135147), who won the international race from Perpignan against 17,962 pigeons. He was clocked at 19:52’20”, completing 932.163km with a velocity of 1183.95m/m.

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(02/08/2014) Perpignan (int.) 2014 | International winner Old birds: Limbourg Erik (Brussegem, Belgium)

The international winner from Perpignan in the category "old birds" is Limbourg Erik (Brussegem, Belgium).The pigeon was clocked on Friday at 19:52:20 CEST after a race of 932.163 km, achieving an average velocity of 1183.95 m/min.

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(02/08/2014) Perpignan (int.) 2014 | National winner Belgium Old birds: Limbourg Erik (Brussegem)

The national winner Belgium from Perpignan in the category "old birds" is Limbourg Erik (Brussegem).The pigeon was clocked on Friday at 19:52:20 CEST after a race of 932.163 km, achieving an average velocity of 1183.95 m/min.

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(27/06/2014) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) discovers Magic 704, yet another champion from the Blue Ace family

Erik Limbourg’s Magic 704 is the current leader in the PIPA ranking for best old bird in the Belgian national races with 4 prizes. This pigeon is one of today’s stars from the invaluable Blue Ace bloodline.

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(20/03/2014) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE): The art of victory

Erik Limbourg has been at the top of our sport at international level for many years. The fancier from Brussegem continues to breed new champions by pairing the bloodlines of Jef De Ridder, De Rauw-Sablon and Aelbrecht to the lines of new champions and by putting them through vigorous testing.

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(26/11/2013) Mevr. Mariette Mettens is overleden - update: rouwbrief

We vernemen het overlijden van mevrouw Mariette Mettens, weduwe van Gilbert Limbourg en moeder van Erik. Zij werd geboren te Anderlecht op 13/12/1934, en overleed in het Erasmus ziekenhuis te Anderlecht op 78-jarige leeftijd op zondag 24 november.

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(01/11/2013) Selection is the key to success for Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE)

Erik Limbourg is mad about selecting pigeons. Finding the very best long distance pigeons has become a true passion for him and the only way to do that is by adopting a strict selection procedure.

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(13/08/2013) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) has a spectacular end to the long distance season

The 2013 long distance season of Erik Limbourg looked a lot like a diesel train: he had a difficult start and a wonderful ending. The results of this wonder boy from Brussegem in the races from Souillac and Tulle were simply amazing! Erik won three provincial and three national prizes in Zone B in these two races!

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(18/10/2012) Dispute between Vandersanden Ferdi (Veltwezelt, BE) & Limbourg Eric (Brussegem, BE)

On Friday 12 October the preliminary chamber of the KBDB dealt with the dispute between Eric Limbourg and Dr. Vandersanden, concerning the existence of fake and/or incorrect pedigrees that were used in the selling of pigeons that come from the loft of Eric Limbourg. A verdict will be delivered in a month's time.

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(06/09/2012) PIPA-rankings 2012: Best yearling over all Belgian national long distance races of 2012

The best yearlings over all Belgian national long distance races of 2012 can be found in the lofts of Erik Limbourg from Brussegem (3 prizes) and Jos Van Olmen from Broechem (2 prizes). The classification is based on the prizes per 10.

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(04/09/2012) PIPA rankings 2012: Best Belgian old bird over all one-day long distance races

The best old birds from Belgium over all one-day long distance races of 2012 belong to Erik Limbourg from Brussegem (5 prizes), Gino Clicque from Wevelgem (4 prizes) and Wilson Dekens from Zingem (3 prizes). The ranking is based on the national and zonal results per 20.

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(05/07/2012) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) outstanding international win from Bordeaux and five yearlings in the international top 10

This is an achievement that will long be remembered in the world of international pigeon racing. It is highly exceptional to have no less than eleven pigeons within the national top 40. Bravo!

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(01/07/2012) Bordeaux (Agen) (int.) 2012 | International winner Yearlings: Limbourg Erik (Brussegem, Belgium)

Erik Limbourg (BE) from Brussegem has won the international race from Bordeaux (Agen) in the category yearlings with an average speed of 1301,50 m/min. Remarkable fact: he has 5 pigeons in the top 10 international.

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(10/06/2012) Wonderboy Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) impresses with 3 x 1st Provincial Flemish Brabant in just two weeks!

With a provincial win for yearlings from Bourges on 26 May, a 1st provincial Chateauroux yearlings and a 1st and 2nd provincial Limoges last weekend, Erik Limbourg is definitely one of the key players in the province of Flemish Brabant!

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(04/06/2012) Video: Double interview Etienne Meirlaen & Erik Limbourg – part 2 (with English subtitles)

After the many positive replies to last year’s double interview between the brothers Vandenheede and Verreckt-Ariën the same thing was done over again with 2 other icons of the international pigeon sport, namely Etienne Meirlaen & Erik Limbourg.

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(17/05/2012) Video: Double interview Etienne Meirlaen & Erik Limbourg – part 1 (with English subtitles)

After the many positive replies to last year’s double interview between the brothers Vandenheede and Verreckt-Ariën the same thing was done over again with 2 other icons of the international pigeon sport, namely Etienne Meirlaen & Erik Limbourg.

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(24/02/2012) Uitnodiging hokbezoek "Ace Pigeon Loft" (Erik Limbourg)

Naar aanleiding van de lopende PIPA-veiling die eindigt op zondag 4 maart 2012 kunnen liefhebbers die interesse hebben om de duiven persoonlijk te komen bekijken zich steeds vrijblijvend aanmelden.

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(12/12/2011) Inquiry with reference to attempted burglary at Erik Limbourg's lofts

Further to the investigation into the attempted burglary on 28 November, the police are asking whether there have been other (attempts at) loft burglaries in Belgium, Holland, France or Germany between the 26th and 30th of November.

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(28/11/2011) Poging tot inbraak bij Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE)

In de vooravond tussen 18 en 19 u. heeft men geprobeerd in te breken op de hokken van Erik Limbourg te Brussegem. Dankzij de opmerkzaamheid van de buurman is deze inbraak verijdeld.

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(18/09/2011) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) closes the season with double victory from Gueret!

When Erik Limbourg passes the basketting table, it is always with the ambition to ‘win’. Easier said than done of course, but still quite a ‘priority’ if you’re called Erik Limbourg! In this respect he left his ‘visiting card’ yet again from Gueret!

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(21/07/2011) Erik Limbourg (Brussegem, BE) wins 1st Prov Blois Youngsters and 2nd Prov Limoges during the weekend of the 16th of July!

High pressure, low pressure, headwind or tailwind… it apparently makes no difference to the Limbourg pigeons, nothing seems to be able to still their hunger for victory, that was more than clear last weekend!

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(30/06/2011) The ‘top class’ Erik Limbourg (Brussegem-BE) shines from Libourne!

The climatic conditions this weekend were apparently to the taste of the Erik Limbourg pigeons! Not only in his own loft in Brussegem, but also in various other lofts in our country there were resounding victories achieved by and with Limbourg pigeons!

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(15/11/2010) Gilbert Limbourg deceased

We have been informed that Gilbert Limbourg, the father of Erik Limbourg has passed away.

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(14/11/2010) Erik Limbourg - Brussegem (BE) experienced triumph in 2010 purely with a group of yearlings!

In 2009 Erik Limbourg sold all his old birds. The experts were in agreement that ‘mister magic’ from Brussegem would definitely return to the international top over three or four years, only the inveterate optimist dared to say 2 years.

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(03/11/2010) Beste jaarduif 2010 over de nationale vluchten Soustons - Limoges - Libourne - Tulle, 2 en 3 prijzen

Grote overwinnaar is Eric Limbourg uit Brussegem die met zijn "2119277-2009 zowel met twee of drie prijzen de eerste plaats inneemt.

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(15/08/2010) Limbourg Erik - Brussegem (BE)

Is "De Gilbert" van Eric Limbourg niet een van de beste jaarduiven van België in 2010?

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(17/07/2010) Erik Limbourg - Brussegem (BE) verse ‘adrenaline’ zorgt nu ook voor knaller op ‘Limoges Jaarlingen’

De verkoop Erik Limbourg van 5-6 december ’09 ligt zeker nog vers in ieders geheugen gebrand, toen de ‘Ace Pigeon Loft’ de totaliteit aan oude kweek- en vliegduiven onder de verkoopshamer bracht… een verkoop waarbij nagenoeg alle bestaande ‘records’ naar de prullenmand werden verwezen!

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(06/12/2009) Public auction: Ace Pigeon Loft BVBA (Erik Limbourg) LIVE! (day 2)

On this page, you can follow the 2nd day of the public auction of Erik Limbourg (Ace Pigeon Loft BVBA) LIVE! Every minute, this list will be updated automatically with the most recent bids.

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(05/12/2009) Public auction: Ace Pigeon Loft BVBA (Erik Limbourg) LIVE! (day 1) - SUPER SUCCES!!

The first part of the Erik Limbourg auction was a huge success today! About 130 birds were sold today for 722.000 EURO incl. tax! This makes an average of 5.595 EURO / pigeon! Below you find the exact prices. Most expensive pigeon in the auction today was Eagle Eye, lot 30, which was sold to Marc De Cock at 132.000 EURO incl. tax, the most expensive pigeon ever sold in auction! Other bidders ...

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(07/08/2009) Erik Limbourg has made a drastic decision ~ He's selling!

Who can offer the very best… Stronger yet: who DARE to offer their very best material… and yes: this year there are also a number of respected fanciers. One of these is mister-national-Ace pigeon-collector: Erik Limbourg from the Flemish-Brabant Brussegem. Because such a name is such a surprise, we couldn’t resist the urge to ask Erik himself about this drastic decision…

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(27/07/2009) "Tien om te zien", is nog lang niet dood… Kijk maar naar Brussegem! Eric Limbourg scoort aan volle 100 % op Narbonne

De man-zonder-vrees, Erik Limbourg, heeft afgelopen weekend maar weer eens toegeslagen. Ditmaal leken zowel Narbonne als Libourne perfect op maat gemaakt voor de krachtpatser-uit-Brussegem.

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(30/06/2009) Erik Limbourg, Brussegem - levert opnieuw ‘spektakel’ uit Orange

De kolonie Erik Limbourg behoort reeds jaren tot de toonaangevende hokken binnen onze nationale duivensport… met de ‘nationale fond’ als uitverkoren werkterrein!

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(15/06/2009) Erik Limbourg alweer ijzersterk met 4 duiven in top 118 nationaal op Cahors!

De sterke ploeg van Brive van werd ingekorfd op Cahors en ook hier stelde Limbourg niet teleur! Een knappe prestatie alweer van de Wonderboy!

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(16/03/2009) Limbourg Erik, "Sloeg opnieuw ongenadig toe in 2008"

"ACE PIGEON LOFT" Erik LIMBOURG - Brussegem
Sloeg opnieuw ongenadig toe in 2008
1° Kampioen 'Criterium der Azen' Entente Belge 2008!
1° West-Europese Super Marathon 2008!
1° Kampioen Zware Fond 'Brabantse Unie 2008!
2° Nationaal Kampioen 'Grote Fond' KBDB 2008!
3° Algemeen Kampioen van België KBDB 2008!
5e Kampioen Jaarlingen KBDB 2008!
1° Ereprijs ...

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(30/06/2008) Eric Limbourg Brussegem

07/06/ Chateauroux 496km Fondclub Asse 187 jaarse: 1-2-3-6-7-8-10-12-14-16-17-21-22-23-25-27-28-30-31-32-...(30/36)

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(24/05/2008) Limbourg Eric Brussegem

Lokaal 275 oude: 1-3-4-5-9-10-17-24-…(19/32) Lokaal 220 jaarse: 2-3-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-18-19-21-22-…(35/56) Samenspel 428 oude: 1-5-6-7-14-15-…(18/32)