PARIS ROUBAIX - L'ENFER DU NORD
This Sunday (8/4/18) the 'Queen of the Classics' will play host to the UCI World Tour & Women's World Tour in what will be the 116th edition of Paris-Roubaix and the course will be from Compiègne to Roubaix.
Key Facts and Figures:
- 257 KM
- 29 sections of Pavès - 54.5KM of cobbles
- 3 sections of the Pavès are graded at 5*/5
- First run in 1896, organised by two Roubaix Textile manufacturers & cycling enthusiasts who wanted to build a Velodrome and hold a race from Paris to there track - Thèodore Vienne & Maurice Perez
- Since the first it has been held every year, only stopping for the two World Wars, making it one of the oldest Pro races.
PREVIOUS TWO WINNERS:
(WORLD TOUR / UCI ELITE MEN DIVISION..)
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BMC RACING TEAM
2018 Race RouteREFERENCES:
OFFICIAL P-R WEBSITE FOR INFO & LINKS
UCI FOR INFO