The cycling equivalent to a mid-life crisis leads Gilbert to the cobbled classics, and in a span of just 24 months, he wins cycling's two biggest monument classics.
The legs were there for the cyclocross champion, but the fortune wasn't: Van Aert picks over a race that could have been.
Phillipe Gilbert takes victory in fourth different monument, coming into the velodrome with Nils Politt and powerfully outsprinting the German.
Chasing the pavé is an annual rite of spring for many cycling photographers. It’s an intense and wildly rewarding day in the car chasing cycling’s Hell of the North.
Mental grit, a never-say-die approach, and the all-important Arenberg are essential to Roubaix success, but there is no one winning formula.
Due to their length, the five monuments of cycling are in a class of their own when it comes to the physical demands. Paris-Roubaix may be the hardest of all.
Though Team Sky dominates the grand tours, it has struggled to shine in the northern classics. The team has never won a Paris-Roubaix title. Could this be the year?