Niki Terpstra (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) won the Paris-Roubaix 2014, the “queen of the classics” with a late attack on an elite group containing all the favorites in the last ten kilometer. John Degenkolb (Giant-Shimano) finished in second, big pre-race favorite Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory Racing) finished in third.
From Jørgen Leth’s “A Sunday in Hell”, the choir. Epic!
“In cycling, being sure of yourself is an almost inevitable guarantee of not winning.”
Jean Metzinger (June 24, 1883 – November 3, 1956) was a major 20th-century French painter, writer, critic, poet, and a sensitive and intelligent theoretician. Along with Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, and Albert Gleizes, developed the art style known as Cubism. “Au Vélodrome”, also known as “At the Cycle-Race Track” and “Le cycliste”, is a painting […]
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 North France, and highly considered as the most dangerous and toughest part of the Paris-Roubaix.
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.
Paris-Roubaix, the “Queen of the Classics” will be held on this Sunday, on April 7. Here is the provisional start list of the race.
Specialized Roubaix, named after Paris-Roubaix, “the queen of the classics”, the famous classic race over the cobbles, the bike was designed to soak up the worst of the bumps through its innovative Zerts inserts. The Zerts are essentially a damper placed in the rear stays and the forks that absorb road vibration. Specialized Roubaix is […]
Cannondale Synapse built for everyday cyclists, century riders, long-distance riders and any other cyclists enjoying the miles, willing to sacrifice some top-end speed for a smoother ride.
Cannondale Synapse is one of Cannondale’s best-selling models, first introduced in 2007. It offers silky-smooth performance that’s a perfect fit for everyday cyclists, century riders and any other cyclist willing to sacrifice some top-end speed for a smoother ride.