903 days later, Paris-Roubaix is finally back. Because of the pandemic, the venerable race has not taken place since April 14, 2019 and the victory of Belgian Philippe Gilbert. The pavement lovers are done waiting, but the runners have not finished suffering.
Rain and mud… The “Queen of the classics” had not known such conditions for 20 years. What to call into question the forecasts, which give the Van Aert, Van der Poel and Stybar favorites?
And what about the regional stage Florian Sénéchal, who could wear the French colors high a week after Julian Alaphilippe’s second world title?
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