Sunday brought us rain, mud and a stunning Paris-Roubaix. It wasn't much fun for the peloton, but the couch warriors were in their element. Spencer Martin gives us his 'Ten Takeaways' from an historic 'Hell of the North'.
Oct 4, 2021: What a weekend! Paris-Roubaix, plus Giro di Sicilia, Münsterland Giro, Giro dell’Emilia and Hour records. Qhubeka NextHash uncertain. Van Vleuten injured and Evenepoel in Bernocchi. Race news. Team news. Rider news. Onboard cameras at Paris-Roubaix.
Trek-Segafredo's Lizzie Deignan is the winner of the first women's version of the cobbled Classic Paris Roubaix. With a surprisingly long solo ride, the British girl held off top favourite Marianne Vos (Jumbo-Visma) for a truly historic win.
Paris-Roubaix in October! Better than no L'enfer du Nord as in 2020, and the weather forecast say's there is a 90% chance of rain on Sunday, so we may get a muddy Roubaix. Ed Hood is looking forward to cobbled battle through the worst of the elements - here is his hell of a preview.
Sept 30, 2021: Paris-Roubaix this weekend, first the Giro di Sicilia, Eurométropole Tour and Paris-Chauny. Jumbo-Visma continue to use Ketones. Roubaix news, Dumoulin to BikeExchange? Gilbert and Winder on Athletes Committee and UCI team rankings. Team news. Rider news. Deceuninck auctions S-works Tarmac SL7.