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2017 Paris-Roubaix tech: The bikes, tires, and gear that crushed the cobbles

Paris-Roubaix is a race that demands a lot from not just the riders, but also the…

Photo gallery: The dust and the drama of the 2017 Paris-Roubaix

For a brief moment on Sunday afternoon, it looked as if Greg Van Avermaet (BMC)…

Van Avermaet defies his own expectations: ‘To be honest, I was not expecting to win Roubaix’

ROUBAIX, France (CT) – For several years Greg Van Avermaet was known as a rider…

Van Avermaet takes Paris-Roubaix from five-rider group in velodrome

After a fast and tactical Paris-Roubaix that saw a reversal of fortunes for many pre-race…

Referencing oldest winner Duclos-Lassalle, Hayman ready for Paris-Roubaix defence

One a 38 year-old-Australian, the other a 62-year-old Frenchman. Mat Hayman and Gilbert Duclos-Lassalle are…

‘I am ready to make a good race:’ 2015 winner Degenkolb psyched about Roubaix return

Two years ago John Degenkolb outsprinted Zdenek Stybar, Greg Van Avermaet, Lars Boom and two…

'One of the classiest of the big champions': Rivals, teammates celebrate Boonen’s career

Win or lose on Sunday, Tom Boonen’s retirement will leave the peloton without one of…

With an eye on the all-time record, Boonen calm heading into final Roubaix

WIELSBEKE, Belgium (CT): Sitting at the head of the room, facing a sea of journalists,…

Phinney out of Roubaix due to Flanders concussion

Although he was initially hopeful that he would be able to ride Paris-Roubaix, Taylor Phinney…

Preview: What you should know before watching the 2017 Paris-Roubaix

Few bike races capture the imagination quite like Paris-Roubaix. "L'enfer du Nord" ("The Hell of…

How I won Paris-Roubaix (from the breakaway)

The title of Paris-Roubaix winner belongs to a select few - the cream of the…

Cobbled Classics: Tom Boonen's Specialized Roubaix

Tom Boonen raced his last Tour of Flanders last weekend, and team sponsor Specialized made…

Brake check: Will anyone ride disc brakes at Flanders or Roubaix?

After all the start-stop-start about disc brakes in the pro peloton, will anyone be riding them…

'See Tom Go': As Classics season begins, Belgium prepares for Boonen’s farewell bonanza

Spring in Belgium is a particularly special time for cycling fans, but the next hundred…

Sagan eyes Roubaix victory, hints that he could retire in 'three, four, five, six years'

World champion Peter Sagan is still only 26 — he turns 27 in January —…