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Paris-Roubaix: Moments in History

The Queen of the Classics, L'enfer du Nord, The Hell of the North – the…

Dreams of Hell: Watch Paris-Roubaix as you've never seen it

We know that you love a good cycling documentary and today we've got a great…

Finally, ASO announces a women's Paris-Roubaix

For the first time ever, a women's Paris-Roubaix has hit the UCI calendar. Race organizer…

55 photos to make you miss Roubaix (more than you already do)

One day, Paris-Roubaix will return. That day is not today, and we miss it dearly.…

Think you're missing Paris-Roubaix? Spare a thought for these local superfans

If you think you're missing Paris-Roubaix today, spare a thought for these locals who typically…

Come watch vintage Paris-Roubaix with the #ClassicClassics crew

This Sunday, at precisely 11 am Eastern, we're all going to click play on the…

Bonkers bikes of Paris-Roubaix: A brief history

At Paris-Roubaix, more than any other race in cycling, technical innovation is given free rein…

Paris-Roubaix: You Don’t Know 'Till You Know

“Tomorrow he’ll understand.” That’s what Monsieur Paris-Roubaix Roger DeVlaeminck stated, in Flemish, in my general…

The best corner in pro cycling: Entering the Roubaix velodrome

The television pictures on the big screen in the corner of the old Roubaix velodrome…

At Paris-Roubaix, a once and future Wout Van Aert

Wout Van Aert dropped off the four-inch lip where the Roubaix velodrome’s concrete banking ends…

The weekly spin: Flanders into Roubaix, pro cycling’s holiest of weeks

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s often referred to as Holy Week,…

John Degenkolb's fundraiser saves Paris-Roubaix Juniors

Facing a €10,000 shortfall and imminent cancellation, the under-19 edition of Paris-Roubaix found itself a…

How will climbers survive the cobbles?

Let’s suppose you, big Koen, were instead tiny Koen, a little climber type. Let’s suppose…

The stone-by-stone guide to Paris-Roubaix’s 29 cobble sectors

The Arenberg and the Carrefour get all the press, but there are no easy or…

Answering questions on Roubaix's cobbles

“That’s another question mark finished,” Andreas Klier kept saying. He’d say it into the radio…

Book excerpt from Phil Gaimon's 'Draft animals: Living the pro cycling dream'

The following is an excerpt from 'Draft animals: Living the pro cycling dream (once in…

Photo gallery: A glimpse into cycling’s past at Paris-Roubaix’s retro market

It may have been hours before the team presentation held on the day before Paris-Roubaix,…

Communication breakdown: The full story behind Niki Terpstra’s mystery crash at Paris-Roubaix

Niki Terpstra (Quick-Step Floors) suffered a catastrophic mechanical failure last weekend at Paris-Roubaix while riding…

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…

For the love of the stones: Les Amis de Paris-Roubaix keeps cobblestone tradition alive

Think of Paris-Roubaix and the first thing that springs to mind are the cobblestone roads.…

The story behind the story: Inside Tom Boonen’s first Paris-Roubaix victory

It was pandemonium. Tom Boonen, the handsome 24-year-old Belgian, had just won his first Paris-Roubaix,…