news12.04.201425 teams , 199 starters, 31 nationalities
The official start list, headed by last year's winner Fabian Cancellara with the number one bib, includes 199 starters from 31 different nationalities in 25 teams. Belgium is the country with most starters at 32 ahead of France on 31, Italy on 20, the Netherlands on 17 and Germany on 14. A Colombian is among the riders to keep an eye on out of curiosity -- Dayer Quintana (Movistar) is the younger brother of Tour de France runner-up Nairo Quintana.read more
news12.04.2014Sagan: "Everybody can beat me"
Winner of the GP E3, Peter Sagan adopts a low profile when it comes to Paris-Roubaix.read more
news12.04.2014Fabian Cancellara: «You don't think about records»
Three-times Paris-Roubaix winner Fabian Cancellara is everybody's favourite and can eye several records should he win for a record-equalling four times on the Roubaix velodrome on Sunday.read more
news12.04.2014John Degenkolb: «This is the most beautiful race»
Ghent-Wevelgem winner John Degenkolb is convinced he can play a part in Paris-Roubaix, his last classic of the Spring season.read more
news12.04.2014Johan Vansummeren: «I'm better off on the bike»
2011 Paris-Roubaix winner Johan Vansumeren still bears the scars of his awful crash in last week's Tour of Flanders on his cheeks but is now using his time on the bike as a way to overcome the hard times hoping to be as strong as he was three years ago.read more
news11.04.20142 days to go updates
The 112th Paris-Roubaix looms: a Tour winner on the start line, another one commentating the race, 3,000 cyclotourists lead the charge...read more
17 years after Frédéric Guesdon took the most recent French win, during Française des Jeux's first season (1997), lots of people are awaiting 22-year-old Gent-Wevelgem runner-up Arnaud Démare's breakthrough moment... but Paris-Roubaix seems to be made for riders in their thirties.read more
news08.04.2014A Triple Double?
After a dominant win at the Tour of Flanders, everything is falling into place for Fabian Cancellara, now billed as the big favourite for the 112th Paris-Roubaix. Come next Sunday, the Swiss rider will once again have the weight of history on his shoulders as he sets off from Compiègne on a quest to take his fourth win...read more
news07.04.201451.1 km of cobblestones: the ratings game
Following Christian Prudhomme, Jean-François Pescheux and Thierry Gouvenou's reconnaissance of the course on April 7, the organisers have rated the difficulty of the 28 cobbled sectors in the race according to their length, the unevenness of the cobbles, the overall condition of the sectors and their location.read more
news28.02.201425 teams selected for Paris-Roubaix 2014
Amaury Sport Organisation has chosen the teams that will take part in the 112th edition of Paris-Roubaix (April 13th).
news06.02.2014Paris-Roubaix 2014: A Taste Of Le Tour
With 257 kilometres to be covered in total, the 112th edition of Paris-Roubaix will include 28 cobbled sections, or in other words 51.1 km of the shakes. On the race route, 9 sections totalling 15.4 km of cobbles will also be on the programme of the Tour de France next July.read more
news07.04.2013Cancellara alone against the rest
They were all against him and still Fabian Cancellara managed to knock them out one by one to win Paris-Roubaix for the third time after a 254.5-kms demolition race in the dust on Sunday. The Swiss, already winner in 2006 and 2010, made it three in style, scattering the peloton in the Mons-en-Pevele sector before finding himself alone with Belgium's Sep Vanmarcke in the finale. On the famous velodrome, Spartacus was not to be tamed and he outsprinted his last rival standing to raise his arms...read more
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