It’s that time of year again. That bittersweet period when you realise that it’s Paris-Roubaix but also the end of the cobbled classics for another year. With a spring classics season that will go down as one of the best, the Queen of the Classics could top things off in spectacular...

Matt Hayman crosses the line of the iconic Roubaix Velodrome. Image courtesy of sportal.co.nz
Matt Hayman crosses the line in the iconic Roubaix Velodrome. Image courtesy of sportal.co.nz

We can say with some confidence that this year’s Paris-Roubaix featured some of the finest racing we’ve seen all season, with the drama unfolding all the way from the earliest pavé section up to the...

John Degenkolb on his way to winning his first cobblestone and completing a Milan Sanremo - Paris Roubaix double last year. Photo via tinkoffsaxo.com
John Degenkolb on his way to winning his first cobblestone and completing a Milan-Sanremo/Paris-Roubaix double last year. Photo via tinkoffsaxo.com

Paris-Roubaix has been raced since 1896, making it one of the older races on the calendar. It is a brutal course over the northern French farm...