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Paris-Roubaix through the lens of Kristof Ramon

Few races on the WorldTour calendar capture the imagination quite like Paris-Roubaix. The culmination of several weeks of cobbled racing ...

How the Race was Won: 2015 Paris-Roubaix

The cobbles weren't all that decisive this year — thanks to good weather and a steady tailwind, they were really more a steady grindstone...

Degenkolb: “I am definitely targeting the world championship”

Victorious at Milan-San Remo and at Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix, John Degenkolb is taking a break from racing to recover but intends rebuildin...

Degenkolb on Roubaix success: “Now was the moment…all or nothing”

What was likely the vital moment in Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix came close to the end when John Degenkolb made an important gamble. Greg Van A...

The bikes and tech of Paris-Roubaix 2015

The pavé of Paris-Roubaix demands something a little different of riders and bikes than any other race on the calendar. Mechanics and bik...

Bozic crowned Astana’s man of Paris-Roubaix as Boom takes fourth

Slovenian sprinter Borut Bozic was heralded by his team Astana after producing the key attack that helped them gain fourth place in the 1...

Rowe signals Classics leader potential as Wiggins bows out

Buckled wheel, Bradley Wiggins behind, Geraint Thomas crashed out; Paris-Roubaix was wrecking Team Sky but, having buried himself for Wig...

Degenkolb joins select group with impressive Paris-Roubaix victory

Becoming only the third rider in history to win Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix in the same year, John Degenkolb took what he regards as...

Haussler: “It’s f**kin all in, I'm gonna do a good race”

Australian national champion Heinrich Haussler lines up on Sunday for another attempt at taking home the hallowed pavé trophy of Paris-Ro...

Who will win the 2015 Paris-Roubaix? Race favourites discuss their chances

There can be only one: it's a tagline that was used in the 1986 film Highlander but is perhaps equally applicable to Paris-Roubaix. In th...

MTN-Qhubeka looking to upset WorldTour teams with strong Paris-Roubaix ride

It will start the race as a wildcard entry but with a host of experienced riders on its roster and a strong motivation to show itself in ...

Degenkolb: ‘We have one Sunday in Hell…it is going to be a super battle’

Second last year in the famous velodrome, John Degenkolb will be one of the top favourites for Paris-Roubaix. He predicts a huge battle o...

Benoot on stunning Flanders debut, Roubaix, his background and future

There were many impressive performances in last Sunday’s Tour of Flanders but perhaps the most eye-opening was the performance of the Lot...

Paris-Roubaix preview

It’s time for the last big cobblestone Classic of 2015: Paris-Roubaix. 'The Hell of the North' always offers a magnificent show and this ...

Kristoff sets sights on Roubaix’s velodrome. “Of course I dream”

He’s taken a glut of victories in the past week and a half but, although he admits to some mental fatigue, Alexander Kristoff has one mor...

Wiggins: “There is always a fairy tale with Paris-Roubaix”

Although he will continue on with the new self-titled Continental squad, focussing mainly on the track plus the world hour record, Bradle...

Kristoff hopes to equal Hushovd’s achievements, now targeting Roubaix

Admitting that he is motivated by the thoughts of trying to equal the career results of Thor Hushovd as soon as possible, Tour of Flander...

Kelly: What makes a Classics winner, plus the challengers this year

He’s one of the most successful riders of all time with numerous wins to his credit, including two editions each of Paris-Roubaix, Milan-...

Wiggins: Winning Roubaix would be more enjoyable than taking the Tour

Three years after he won the Tour de France, Bradley Wiggins has said that he will get greater satisfaction from a victory in Paris-Rouba...

Cancellara indicates retirement is approaching, says he’s enjoying the sport 100 times more than three years ago

Having suggested in the past that he is likely to retire after the end of the 2016 season, Fabian Cancellara has once again stated that h...

Fabian Cancellara: “I want to get back racing…to kick ass and enjoy”

Becoming world road race champion for the first time, or taking the trio of Milan-Sanremo, the Ronde Van Vlaanderen and Paris-Roubaix? It...