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This is it: the Hell of the North

Without pity. Murderous. They call it l’Enfer du Nord not by chance. The Paris-Roubaix is one of the classic cycling race carried out in one day. The tougher because there are rules but they are easily out of control. Rain. Black dust. Cold wind. These are the fundamental points of the historical race. 257.5 km and 52.8 km have to be ridden on the cobblestone. Arenberg, Mons-en-Pévèle e Carrefour de l’Arbre. They are not panoramic view points but segment of road were the corridors sweat blood. This is the ground were champions face each other. One in all? Francesco Moser. The Sceriff. The man who signed an era because he was able win both grand tours and monuments. He grabbed the podio for three times in 1978, 1979, and 1980. But who will be the rad guy that are winning today? Fabian Cancellara? Peter Sagan? Alexander Kristoff or Tom Boonen? Who may know, but let the cat out the bag we gamble on Mr Spartacus.

Fabian "Spartacus" Cancellara

Fabian “Spartacus” Cancellara