Paris-Roubaix 2016 Preview

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Paris-Roubaix kicks off Sunday in Compiègne (which is actually about an hour from Paris by car), and this year’s edition of the race should be as interesting as ever. The Route 257.5 kilometers from start to finish, the Paris-Roubaix parcours is pancake-flat, with 27 officially rated cobbled sectors. Even the Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Paris-Roubaix 2016

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Episode 38: Paris-Roubaix 2016 Pre-race Show The podcast covers the route, the favorites, and the storylines ahead of the “Queen of the Classics,” Paris-Roubaix. Dane Cash and Cosmo Catalano talk Paris-Roubaix, with some pro insight from Taylor Phinney, twice a winner of the espoirs race. Photo by Dane Cash.

Orica-GreenEdge “Really Happy” with Progression of Keukeleire after Top 10s in Harelbeke and Roubaix

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Ever since 2010, when he won the Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen, Nokere-Koerse, and Memorial Samyn races all in one brilliant March, Jens Keukeleire has (deservedly) received mentions as an outsider and potential Top 10 candidate in many prognosticators’ Classics previews. The cobbled, one-day races have never been the strongest area for Read More →

Paris-Roubaix 2015: Race Day Thoughts from Hayden Roulston, Sebastian Langeveld, and Daniel Oss

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VeloHuman spoke with a few of the riders at the Paris-Roubaix startline in Compiègne to get the inside scoop on how the Queen of the Classics might play out. Hayden Roulston (Trek Factory Racing) How are the legs? I’m okay. This is the last race for a lot of people Read More →

Paris-Roubaix 2015 Preview

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After weeks of exciting racing in Northern Europe, the grand finale of the Cobbled Classics has arrived. Paris-Roubaix gets underway Sunday morning in the small town of Compiegne, about an hour North of Paris by car, and after roughly six hours of racing, 2015 will crown its third Monument winner. Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: Paris-Roubaix 2015 Pre-race Show

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Episode 8: Paris-Roubaix 2015 Pre-race Show The Recon Ride gears up for Paris-Roubaix, the “Hell of the North,” taking a look at the history of the race, this year’s parcours, and the many riders who could make things interesting on Sunday. Dane Cash of VeloHuman and Cosmo Catalano of Cyclocosm Read More →