Tag: Paris-Roubaix History

Five of the best… Paris-Roubaix races

‘The Queen of the Classics’ has the richest of cycling histories. Paris-Roubaix can boast several eras of serious rivalries from Roger De Vlaeminck and Eddie Merckx to Tom Boonen and Fabian Cancellara. It’s a race of attrition where punctures and crashes play a greater role than in any other race on the calendar. Here are five

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Paris-Roubaix: L’enfer du Nord

It is around this time every year that Paris-Roubaix arrives. It’s one of the races that riders will circle in their diaries or in the case of Bradley Wiggins this year- the only race. It’s a race so expansive in history that it carries an aura that the other Monuments can’t quite match. They may

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