Eight reasons why you should ride the Paris-Roubaix Challenge sportive

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Eight reasons why you should ride the Paris-Roubaix Challenge

Why the pavé of Paris-Roubaix should be on your bucket list

I do like sportives… honestly!

But let’s face it, the vast majority of the biggest, most famous sportives favour the lighter, skinnier climbers among us. Roubaix is pay-back time for anyone like me who’s over six feet tall and 80kg+, who doesn’t go uphill particularly fast.

This way to Roubaix (Pic: Tom Rune)

Give me 170km in the big ring, smashing it over cobbles, any day of the week. If you’ve struggled getting overtaken all day by people at the Dragon Ride or Marmotte, then give Roubaix a go instead…

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