2014 Paris-Roubaix

Paris-Roubaix: Moments in History

The Queen of the Classics, L’enfer du Nord, The Hell of the North – the many nicknames of Paris-Roubaix reflect its reputation as probably the hardest one-day race in the world. The cobbles, the dirt, the mud, the crashes; it’s a race that captures the attention like few others. For this piece we trawled the …


Paris-Roubaix: Niki Terpstra’s Monumental Ride

Niki Terpstra won the biggest race of his career last Sunday — arguably the greatest monument in cycling, Paris-Roubaix. He won with a solo effort after a fantastic team race by Omega Pharma – Quickstep, including a great effort by Tom Boonen earlier in the race. Watch this video as OPQS takes you through all …

The logistics behind Paris-Roubaix

You may think that getting yourself organised for your local club champs can be a bit of a slog at times. Making sure your bike is up to scratch, giving it a clean, maybe replacing a chain or another worn part, pumping the tyres and packing it in the back of the car with your …


Orica-GreenEDGE Backstage Pass: Paris-Roubaix 2014

This is another terrific Backstage Pass from Dan Jones and the team at Orica-GreenEDGE, this time focusing on the Hell of the North: Paris-Roubaix.


How the Race Was Won: 2014 Paris-Roubaix

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Paris-Roubaix in photos

When Tom Boonen attacked with 65km to go in last night’s Paris-Roubaix it wasn’t clear whether he was going for an overly ambitious long-range attempt at a solo victory, or if he was riding in support of a teammate. Less than two hours later we got our answer, with Niki Terpstra making his move inside …


Paris-Roubaix Recon

The 112th edition of Paris-Roubaix is just days away and for the riders and their support staff, it’s time to put the finishing touches on their preparation. An important part of the lead-up to Paris-Roubaix is a reconnaissance ride to check out the crucial cobbled sections. Kristof Ramon was there to capture the action as …


Bike modifications for Paris-Roubaix

The cobbles of Northern France demand a lot, not just of the cyclists pounding across them during Paris-Roubaix, but of the bike and component manufactures as well. In this post CyclingTips’ roving reporter Dave Everett takes a look at some of the bike modifications that have been introduced for this year’s “Hell of the North”.


Tyre trends: what the teams are using for Paris-Roubaix

Paris-Roubaix is one of the biggest races on the international cycling calendar, not just for the riders lining up to take on the rough stuff, but for the mechanics too. Indeed tyre choice is more important at Paris-Roubaix than in any other race throughout the year. CyclingTips’ European reported Dave Everett spoke to team mechanics …


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