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What bike tech can we expect for the Tour's 'Roubaix stage'?

We look back at the tech from this year's Paris-Roubaix to see what stage 5 of the Tour might have in store.

ASO slightly alters route for Tour de France Roubaix stage

It's a minor tweak and shouldn't have an effect on the outcome.

Video: Tech and bikes from the first women's Paris-Roubaix

Our first-ever tech video from the first-ever women's Paris-Roubaix.

Paris-Roubaix 101: The history and tech of the Hell of the North

I think we all must be feeling it. A terrible weight in the base of your stomach, that cold feeling that rushes through you, the disappoi...

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 equipment they use. Equipment sponsors know that any ad...

Battle of the pave: the challenges of Le Tour's cobblestone stage

Stage 5 of the 2014 Tour de France is one of the most anticipated stages of this year's edition, thanks to 15km worth of cobblestone sect...

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 s...

Stage 3: Wanze - Porte du Hainaut

If you ever thought the beginning flatlands of the Tour de France were boring and predictable, stage 3 proved to throw that perception up...

How To Ride The Cobbles - By Koen de Kort

Most of us will never race the Spring Classics or even ride proper cobbles on the roads of France or Belgium. If you get the opportunity,...