The Queen of the Classics, L’enfer du Nord, The Hell of the North – the many nicknames of Paris-Roubaix reflect its reputation as probably the hardest one-day race in the world. The cobbles, the dirt, the mud, the crashes; it’s a race that captures the attention like few others.
For this piece we trawled the archives to find some images that capture just how hard Paris-Roubaix is. Not only that but we’ve also pulled together some highlights videos from recent editions to really get you in the mood for Sunday’s race. Enjoy!