Team Delko will wear a “LOOK 1985” Mondrian kit in the Paris-Roubaix 2021

The riders of French UCI ProTeam Delko will wear a LOOK 1985 “La Vie Claire”-inspired Mondrian kit in the 2021 Paris-Roubaix. The original 1985 La Vie Claire jersey was perhaps one of the most beautiful cycling jerseys of all time, and the new Team Delko kit is also strikingly beautiful.

HiRide passes the grueling Roubaix test with flying colors

eSAS, the world’s first front and rear electronically-controlled suspension system for road and gravel bikes has passed the test of the Paris-Roubaix’s notorious pavé with flying colors. The high-tech solution developed by the Milan-based electronic suspension leader, HiRide, was used with great success both during an exclusive international media road test and on some of …

Top 15 fastest Paris-Roubaix editions

Here are the top 15 fastest Paris-Roubaix editions – the winner, average speed, winning time, and weather conditions. The average speed of the Paris-Roubaix 2021 edition was 42.717 km/h (26.543 mph), won by the Italian cyclist Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain Victorious).

Peter Sagan wins Paris-Roubaix 2018

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) won Paris-Roubaix 2018: the triple world champion attacked from a group of favorites with 54 km to go, caught the two remnants of the early break (Silvan Dillier of AG2R la Mondiale and Jelle Wallays of Lotto Soudal). Wallays quickly dropped, but Dillier was still going strong, he started sharing the work …

Greg Van Avermaet wins Paris-Roubaix 2017 with a record average speed

Greg Van Avermaet, BMC Racing Team’s Belgian rider won Paris-Roubaix 2017, the 115th edition of the “Queen of the classics” with a record average speed of 45.129 kph (28.042 mph). Avermaet broke Peter Post’s record of 45.204 kph (28.088 mph) which was set in 1964.

Paris-Roubaix 2015 Route and Cobbled sectors

Paris-Roubaix 2015 Route and Cobbled sectors: the 113th edition of Paris-Roubaix will be running from Compiègne – Clairoix to Roubaix and will cover a total distance of 253.5 kilometers. There are 27 cobbled sectors (a total of 52,7 km). This year’s route is not completely flat, especially the first part contains many roller-coaster climbs and …

Alfred Achermann crashes on Paris-Roubaix cobbles

Today’s historic photo of the day: KAS rider Alfred Achermann crashes heavily and retires from the race on the Paris-Roubaix cobbles, in the Arenberg Forest. 86th edition of the “Queen of the classics”, Sunday, April 10, 1988. 1988 Paris-Roubaix surprisingly won by Belgian Dirk Demol (later, he was the Directeur sportif of the UCI Pro …

Serse Coppi wins Paris-Roubaix 1949

Today’s historic photo of the day: Serse Coppi kisses his elder brother Fausto Coppi after winning the Paris-Roubaix 1949 edition. For the first and only time in history, there were two winners in Paris-Roubaix, and Serse was one of them. The other was team Stella-Dunlop’s French rider André Mahé. 1949 Paris-Roubaix, the 47th edition of …

Fausto Coppi after Paris-Roubaix 1959

Today’s historic photo of the day: after the Paris-Roubaix 1959 edition, Fausto Coppi, covered with mud. It was the latest Paris-Roubaix of “il campionissimo”, before his premature death in less than nine months. The final three seasons of Coppi’s life, between 1957 and 1959, saw his inevitable decline. He remained a living legend, but as …