Paris-Roubaix cobblestones: general inspection
The riders of edition 118 will battle on the cobblestones for 55 km, over the total distance of 257.7km, with 30 sectors to be tackled on the final 160 km.
The first edition of Paris-Roubaix Femmes, which takes place the day before, on Saturday 2 October, features 29.2 km of cobblestones, with the last 85 km being the same for both races. With just a few days to go before...
Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig: "Here we are!"
Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig (FDJ-Nouvelle Aquitaine-Futuroscope)
Frederiksberg (Denmark), 23 August 1995
Teams: Rytger (2014–2015), BMS BIRN (2016), Cervélo–Bigla (2017–2019) and FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope (since 2020)
2012: silver medallist in the World Junior Time Trial Championships
2016: silver medallist in...
Elisa Longo Borghini : “I’m not afraid of the cobblestones”
Elisa Longho Borghini (Trek-Segafredo)
Ornavasso (Piemonte, Italy), 10 December 1989
Teams : Top Girls Fassa Bortolo (2011), Hitec Products (2012-2014), Wiggle Honda (2015), Wiggle High5 (2016-2018), Trek-Segafredo (2019-2021)
Major results :
2012 : 3rd of the World Championships,...
Chantal van den Broek-Blaak: “You can’t compare Roubaix with any other race”
Chantal van den Broek-Blaak (SD Worx)
Rotterdam (South Holland, the Netherlands), 22 October 1989
Teams: AA Drink - Leontien.nl (2008-2012), Tibco - To the top (2013), Specialized-Lululemon (2014), Boels Dolmans (2015-2020), SD Worx (2021)
2014: winner of Drentse 8 van Dwingeloo and Open de Suède Vårgårda
Audrey Cordon-Ragot: "A race where cycling history is made"
Audrey Cordon-Ragot (Trek-Segafredo)
Pontivy (Morbihan, France), 22 September 1989
Teams: Vienne Futuroscope (2008–2013), Hitec Products (2014), Wiggle–Honda (2015), Wiggle High5 (2016–2018) and Trek–Segafredo (2019–2021)
2012: winner of Cholet-Pays de Loire
2013: winner of the Tour de Bretagne
Such a long wait
Between the victory of Philippe Gilbert in Roubaix in the spring of 2019 and the following edition, for which the pretenders to the crown will take starter’s orders on 3rd October in Compiègne, no less than 903 days will have passed… Due to the necessary postponements obliged by the health crisis, “la Pascale” has never worn one of its nicknames...
PARIS-ROUBAIX AND PARIS-ROUBAIX FEMMES POSTPONED TO OCTOBER
The organisers of Paris-Roubaix and Paris-Roubaix Femmes have recognised the Préfecture des Hauts de France’s decision to request the postponement of the events that had been scheduled to take place on the 11th April.
Thanks to effective and rapid collaboration with the Union Cycliste Internationale and the local authorities concerned, the new dates fixed...
Shimano Blue for neutral support at Paris-Roubaix Femmes
With Shimano celebrating it’s centenary year in 2021, the partnership will see the brand leveraging 20 years of neutral support experience and know-how to support all riders in selected A.S.O. races, no matter which drivetrain brand they use, helping them to get their bikes operating at the optimum level. The iconic blue of Shimano will adorn the neutral support...
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