Mons-en-Pévèle: the end is nigh! (5/7)

Thursday, March 23rd

Three cobbled sections receive the 5-star classification synonymous with the maximum level of difficulty. The section of Mons-en-Pévèle, three kilometres long and exposed to the wind, marks the... Read more

Arenberg: cobbled with great ambitions (4/7)

Thursday, March 16th

On the world cycling map, some places appear in capital letters. Alpe d'Huez and Mont Ventoux are among them, as is the Stelvio in Italy, the Angliru in Spain and the Cauberg in The Netherlands.... Read more

A new brand identity for Paris-Roubaix

Friday, March 3rd

Paris-Roubaix is more than just a race. It is a modern epic. Its purpose is to forge heroes. Pugnacity, daring and the feeling of sacrifice are the qualities the brave who attempt to survive the... Read more

Haveluy: in a spin… (3/7)

Thursday, March 2nd

On tackling the last 100 kilometres, the riders have “only” covered 17 kilometres of cobbles. The number of punctures and falls is already starting to mount and the Arenberg section, deadly to... Read more

Troisvilles: ready, steady… shake! (2/7)

Thursday, February 23rd

The most hardened of Paris-Roubaix enthusiasts start their day of reconnoitring the route by tasting an omelette in the only bistro in Troisvilles, Chez Françoise. On the day of the race, the... Read more

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A new brand identity for Paris-Roubaix

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Paris-Roubaix is more than just a race. It is a modern epic. Its purpose is to forge heroes. Pugnacity, daring and the feeling of sacrifice are the qualities the brave who attempt to survive the Hell of the North must have. Every year there are more than one hundred who will take on the adventure. At the start line, they can only imagine what awaits them: the mud that they will have to cope with, the cobblestones that will rattle their bones or the “Trouée d'Arenberg” that at any moment could destroy their dreams. And yet, they still have no idea what they are in store for…

 

The race in pictures

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