Paris-Roubaix organizer ASO (Amaury Sport Organisation) has officially announced the ratings of 27 cobbled sectors in 2013 edition of the race. This year the route is 254.5 km in total, and the peloton will have to ride on the cobbles a total of 52.6 km.

Read more: Paris-Roubaix 2013 Start List

It will be the 111th edition of the “Queen of the Classics”, aka “Hell of North”. ASO president Christian Prudhomme and Jean-François Pescheux ranked all 52.6km of pavé (cobble).

The ratings of the Paris-Roubaix cobbles based on:

  1. The length of the sector
  2. The unevenness of the cobbles
  3. The overall conditions of the sectors and
  4. Their locations (at which km in the race, later is harder).
Paris Roubaix, Arenberg Forest
In the 111th edition of the “Queen of the Classics, the peloton will ride 52.6 km on the cobbles. Pictured above, the Trouée d’Arenberg, also know as Tranchée d’Arenberg, (Trench of Arenberg), Trouee de Wallers Arenberg, is a straight cobbled road passing through the Arenberg Forest in northern France, and highly considered as the most dangerous and toughest part of the Paris-Roubaix.

Paris-Roubaix 2013 Cobbled Sectors with Ratings

#Sector, km in the race, Length (in meters), Difficulty

27, Troisvilles, km98.5, 2,200 meters, 3-star

3-star

26, Viesly, km105.0, 1,800 meters, 3-star

3-star

25, Quiévy, km107.5, 3,700 meters, 4-star

4-star

24, Saint-Python, km112.5, 1,500 meters, 2-star

2-star

23, Vertain, km120.0, 2,300 meters, 3-star

3-star

22, Verchain-Maugré, km130.0, 1,600 meters, 3-star

3-star

21, Quérénaing – Maing, km133.0, 2,500 meters, 3-star

3-star

20, Monchaux-sur-Ecaillon, km136.5, 1,600 meters, 3-star

3-star

19, Haveluy, km149.5, 2,500 meters, 4-star

4-star

18, Trouée d’Arenberg, km158.0, 2,400 meters, 5-star

5-star

17, Wallers – Hélesmes aka “Pont Gibus”, km164.0, 1,600 meters, 3-star

3-star

16, Hornaing, km170.5, 3,700 meters, 4-star

4-star

15, Warlaing – Brillon, km178.0, 2,400 meters, 3-star

3-star

14, Tilloy – Sars-et-Rosières, km181.5, 2,400 meters, 4-star

4-star

13, Beuvry-la-Forêt – Orchies, km188.0, 1,400 meters, 3-star

3-star

12, Orchies, km193.0, 1,700 meters, 3-star

3-star

11, Auchy-lez-Orchies – Bersée, km199.0, 2,600 meters, 4-star

4-star

10, Mons-en-Pévèle, km205.0, 3,000 meters, 5-star

5-star

9, Mérignies – Avelin, km211.0, 700 meters, 2-star

2-star

8, Pont-Thibaut, km214.5, 1,400 meters, 3-star

3-star

7, Templeuve – Moulin de Vertain, km220.5, 500 meters, 2-star

2-star

6a, Cysoing – Bourghelles, km227.0, 1,300 meters, 4-star

4-star

6b, Bourghelles – Wannehain, km229.5, 1,100 meters, 3-star

3-star

5, Camphin-en-Pévèle, km234.0, 1,800 meters, 4-star

4-star

4, Le Carrefour de l’Arbre, km236.5, 2,100 meters, 5-star

5-star

3, Gruson, km239.0, 1,100 meters, 2-star

2-star

2, Hem, km246.0, 1,400 meters, 2-star

2-star

1, Roubaix, km256.5, 300 meters, 1-star

1-star

Paris-Roubaix 2013 profile and route

Paris-Roubaix 2013 profile
Paris-Roubaix 2013 profile
Paris-Roubaix 2013 route map
Paris-Roubaix 2013 route map

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