Paris-Roubaix 2019
2017 Roubaix winner Greg Van Avermaet missed the front group. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Second-place finisher in 2018 Silvan Dillier fought his way through the pack. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
The peloton was strung out across the cobbles. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Philippe Gilbert stayed focused keeping his eyes on the road ahead. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Riders at the back choked on the dust of the leaders. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Taylor Phinney had an early mechanical and was left on the side of the road when his team car missed him standing there in his bright pink kit, resulting in a DNF. Photo: Luc Claessen/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
The peloton navigated Sector 18, Wallers to Hélesmes. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Wout Van Aert crashed early in the race and grabbed a teammate’s bike to chase after the leaders. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Edward Theuns and Greg Van Avermaet led the peloton through the Arenberg. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Peter Sagan rode in the front group trying to repeat at Roubaix. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Heinrich Haussler leaned into a corner on one of the cobbled sectors. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
There was some wind to contend with at Roubaix. Photo: Luc Claessen/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
After a long chase, Wout Van Aert made it back to the front of the race. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Philippe Gilbert charged through the Carrefour de l’Arbre with Peter Sagan on his wheel. Photo: Stephane Mantey-Pool/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Ivan Garcia put a foot out through a dusty corner. Photo: Luc Claessen/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
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Paris-Roubaix 2019
Nils Politt attacked and only Philippe Gilbert could follow his move. Photo: Stephane Mantey-Pool/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
A minute back, Stijn Vandenbergh led the chase. Photo: Stephane Mantey-Pool/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Sep Vanmarcke was in the front group when his rear derailleur jammed. He had to wait for a new bike with 15 kilometers to go. Photo: Luc Claessen/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
This fan got in on the action chasing after the peloton on horseback. Photo: Luc Claessen/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Philippe Gilbert and Nils Politt came into the velodrome together and the sprint was on. Photo: Luc Claessen/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Philippe Gilbert took the win in Roubaix, claiming his fourth monument. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Sep Vanmarcke lost contact with the leaders because of a mechanical and chased back to finish fourth. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images
Paris-Roubaix 2019
Reminiscent of Strade Binanche 2017, Wout Van Aert collapsed on the infield of the Roubaix velodrome after crossing the line. Photo: Tim de Waele/Getty Images