Here are the top 17 fastest Paris-Roubaix editions – the winner, average speed, winning time, and weather conditions. The average speed of the fastest Paris-Roubaix ever (2023 edition) was 46,841 km/h (29.106 mph), won by the Dutch cyclist Mathieu van der Poel.
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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 …