The inaugural 165km Dunkerque-Roubaix Spring Classic took place on Sunday. The event included the last 40km of the Paris-Roubaix, with the race section finishing at the end of the notorious Carrefour de l'Abre. Headlining new ambassador Geraint Thomas alongside Stephen Roche and 2004 Paris-Roubaix winner Magnus Backstedt the event was authentic in every sense, closing at the Roubaix velodrome and participants even enjoying the iconic showers.
The new 165km Dunkerque to Roubaix single day Spring Classic with Olympic Champion Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas takes place on 27 April 2014.
HotChillee announced today a new 165km Dunkerque to Roubaix single day Spring Classic with Olympic Champion Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas taking place on 27 April 2014. The ride will start in Dunkerque and wind through the fields of Flaanders before joining the final 40km of the most coveted spring classics, the Paris-Roubaix. The route will include the last nine pavé sections, five of which are in a flagged race section, before all the riders converge for the final ride into the Roubaix Velodrome.