Top 10 Facts About The Cobbled Classics

Published on March 10th 2016

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How well do YOU know races like the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix? Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN store! http://gcn.eu/BuyGCNKit_ Sign up to the GCN newsletter: http://gcn.eu/gcnnewsletter For some riders and fans, March and early April is the best time of the year from a cycling point of view. This is when some of the most brutal one day races take place, unified by one common factor: cobblestones. These races, held in Belgium and Northern France, are often raced in cold, wet weather, and as a result it's often the grittiest riders that come out on top. Matt takes you through 10 facts you might not have known about these iconic races. Watch Matt's interview with Johan Museeuw ▶︎ http://gcn.eu/1oEKYQu 10 crazy cycling facts ▶︎ http://gcn.eu/1NbSVaV Buy GCN winter kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: http://gcn.eu/TheGCNShop Buy GCN Santini kit - USA: http://gcn.eu/GCNkitUSA Rest of World: http://gcn.eu/gcncyclingkit Photos: © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com