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Up Close Chasing Paris-Roubaix

Roadside Report: Amongst the thousands of crazies roadside in the dust at Paris-Roubaix on Sunday was our own Lee Rodgers who was chasing the race with Velo Classic Tours. Seeing the Hell of the North live is a once in a lifetime experience and just like Lee's ride across these hellish roads a couple days prior, this day was nothing short of ‘epic’.

Photog’s View: Paris-Roubaix

Everyone remembers their first time - the foreign road signs, different shop hours, chasing about countryside like idiots - all to catch a glimpse of cycling's most feared one-day Classic. David Pearce did all that and more at Paris-Roubaix, and lucky for us - he recorded the day on his camera.

EuroTrash Thursday: Phil Gil Wins!

Apr 17, 2014 - BMC’s Philippe Gilbert is showing he is on form for the Ardennes Classics with a win in Brabantse and Bryan Coquard wins in Camembert; results, quotes and video. Other cycling news: Amstel teams’ low-down, Robert Gesinks' heart problem, Arnaud Demare extends, Giro news and a backstage pass to Roubaix. Thursday EuroTrash coffee time.

Paris-Roubaix: Firsthand accounts from the Tinkoff-Saxo

For the riders, Paris-Roubaix is a personal experience that leaves a big impression. And just as the race is capable of braking bones, it's also the race that creates big careers or captures the very moment were a riders peaks. For the riders of Tinkoff-Saxo it's no different. From the start in the fashionable town of Compiegne to the arrival in the working-class city of Roubaix, the race demands all of the riders but gives everything back upon arrival at the velodrome.

Roubaix’14: Taking On The Cobbles

On the Friday before the big race Lee Rodgers and the Velo Classic crew hit the cobbles for their own Paris Roubaix for 124 kilometers of torture over the famous Roubaix stones. 18 pavé sections in total and memories to last a lifetime.

EuroTrash Roubaix Monday!

Apr14, 2014 - That’s the Hell of the North done and dusted for another year and we have everything you need to know here in EuroTrash Monday. Rider quotes and video action from Roubaix, plus we catch up with the Vuelta al País Vasco, Circuit de la Sarthe, GP Pino Cerami, Chris Horner and Europcar. Maybe a cappuccino with a dusting of chocolate?

Roubaix’14: Terpstra Takes It!

Race Report: Crashes, attacks, punctures - it was the beautiful mayhem that we love about Paris-Roubaix as Patrick Lefevre's OmegaPharma-Quickstep squad again showed their strength in numbers and tactics as Niki Terpstra surged clear in a late solo move to take the biggest win of his career.

Paris-Roubaix 2014 Start List

The Paris-Roubaix is ​​here. The Hell of the North to Roubaix is only hours away and Fabian Cancellara, Sep Vanmarcke-first and second respectivelylast year, Tom Boonen, Peter Sagan, Thor Hushovd, Greg van Avermaet, Alexander Kristoff, Filippo Pozzato, John Degenkolb, Sébastien Turgot, Edvald Boasson Hagen, Arnaud Demare are all on the starting line.