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).

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 …