GCN Rides The Cobbles Of Paris-Roubaix | Paris-Roubaix Course Preview

Published on April 7th 2018

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Anyone with even a passing knowledge of bike racing is aware that the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix are famously savage and painful, but just how hard are they. Dan and Matt rode the final 95km of the race route to find out!

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Few parts of the world hold such a draw over cyclists like this former coal mining area of Northern France. The Napoleonic era cobbled roads that criss-cross the region present a challenge unlike any other in our sport, as Dan and Matt found out recently!

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