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Mathew Hayman: 2016 Paris-Roubaix Winner!

Rider Interview: The 2016 Paris-Roubaix saw Mathew Hayman out-sprint the retiring hero, Tom Boonen. Ed Hood managed to locate the Australian to hear from the horses mouth his thoughts as a winner on the cobbles of the 'Hell of the North'.

Lee’s Lowdown: The Roubaix Rumble!

Paris-Roubaix was such a terrific race that it would be impossible for Lee Rodgers to ignore the Northern battle. The Lowdown argues over the cobbled Royal family, but on the evidence of Sunday's race, L'enfer du Nord is the Queen of the Classics - Long may she reign.

Photog’s View: A Chase Through Northern France

Photog’s View: Photographer Wei Yuet Wong was hard at work on the cobbled roads of Paris-Roubaix last Sunday and has sent in his first Classic 'Photog's View' for the 2016 season. From his early start in Belgium to his dusty finish in the velodrome, via Compiègne he captures all the action from L'enfer du Nord.

EUROTRASH ‘Hell Of The North’ Monday!

April 11, 2016 - What a fantastic Paris-Roubaix! The race had everything and so there can only be one Top Story. All the news from the 'Hell of the North' with rider quotes and video. Plus a round-up from the País Vasco and la Sarthe. Other cycling news from Waeytens, Gilbert, video of John Degenkolb and On Bike video from the cobbles. Monday Roubaix coffee time.

Roubaix’16: Heroic Hayman!

Race Report: How many superlatives can you use to describe this race? Stunning? Incredible? Outstanding? Greatest Ever? For Australian Matthew Hayman you only need one - victorious. The 2016 Paris-Roubaix was open to many possible winners, but no one would have tipped the man from down-under to swoop in for the win.

Day-1 Paris-Roubaix News

The Troisvilles cobbles will finally feature as expected on the course of the 114th edition of Paris-Roubaix, in which world champion Peter Sagan and three-times winner Fabian Cancellara will battle it out for victory.

Riding The Pavé: A First Timer’s Story

Riding the pavé of Paris-Roubaix is an experience so special it almost defies description. But for every rider's first time crossing these ancient roads, another story, unique to that rider, is written, as Matt McNamara discovered this week in northern France.

Riding The Crown: The Guts And Glory Of Paris-Roubaix

Paris-Roubaix might be flat and races through a barren wasteland, but it has a magnetism that has you on the edge of your seat. De Ronde is maybe an acquired taste, but Roubaix is like the Tour de France, you might not like it, but you have to watch it. Peter Easton gives us his thoughts on the Queen of the Classics.

EUROTRASH Kittel Thursday!

April 7, 2016 - Marcel Kittel is back to his winning ways and took his fourth Scheldeprijs. The cobble kings all think Peter Sagan will win many a race to come - Top Story. Race news from Scheldeprijs, País Vasco and Sarthe with video, results and rider quotes. Roubaix preview, Ercole Baldini and Tom Boonen video.