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115th Paris-Roubaix 2017 - April 9, 257k

Compiègne › Roubaix (257k)

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Cobbles

29 97 Troisvilles to Inchy 2,2
28 103,5 Viesly to Quiévy 1,8
27 106 Quiévy to Saint-Python 3,7
26 112,5 Viesly to Briastre 3
25 116 Briastre à Solesmes 0,8
24 124,5 Vertain to Saint-Martin-sur-Écaillon 2,3
23 134,5 Verchain-Maugré to Quérénaing 1,6
22 137,5 Quérénaing to Maing 2,5
21 140,5 Maing to Monchaux-sur-Écaillon 1,6
20 153,5 Haveluy to Wallers 2,5
19 161,5 Trouée d'Arenberg 2,4
18 168 Wallers to Hélesmes 1,6
17 174,5 Hornaing to Wandignies 3,7
16 182 Warlaing to Brillon 2,4
15 185,5 Tilloy to Sars-et-Rosières 2,4
14 192 Beuvry-la-Forêt to Orchies 1,4
13 197 Orchies 1,7
12 203 Auchy-lez-Orchies to Bersée 2,7
11 208,5 Mons-en-Pévèle 3
10 214,5 Mérignies to Avelin 0,7
9 218 Pont-Thibaut to Ennevelin 1,4
8 224 Templeuve (Moulin-de-Vertain) 0,5
7 230,5 Cysoing to Bourghelles 1,3
6 233 Bourghelles to Wannehain 1,1
5 237,5 Camphin-en-Pévèle 1,8
4 240 Carrefour de l’Arbre 2,1
3 242,5 Gruson 1,1
2 249 Willems to Hem 1,4
1 256 Roubaix (Espace Crupelandt) 0,3
TOTAL 55 km

New sectors or the way to Arenberg

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Edition of 2016
1 Mathew Hayman (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 5:51:53
2 Tom Boonen (Bel) Etixx - Quick-Step
3 Ian Stannard (GBr) Team Sky
4 Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Team LottoNl-Jumbo
5 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Dimension Data 0:03
6 Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling 1:00
7 Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Soudal
8 Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) IAM Cycling
9 Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team 1:07
10 Adrien Petit (Fra) Direct Energie 2:20

Previous winners
2016 | HAYMAN Mathew
2015 | DEGENKOLB John
2014 | TERPSTRA Niki
2013 | CANCELLARA Fabian
2012 | BOONEN Tom
2011 | VANSUMMEREN Johan
2010 | CANCELLARA Fabian
2009 | BOONEN Tom
2008 | BOONEN Tom
2007 | O'GRADY Stuart

Multiple Winners
4 times
Roger de Vlaeminck (1972, 1974, 1975, 1977)
Tom Boonen (2005, 2008, 2009, 2012)

3 times
Octave Lapize (1909, 1910, 1911)
Gaston Rebry (1931, 1934, 1935)
Rik van Looy (1961, 1962, 1965)
Eddy Merckx (1968, 1970, 1973)
Francesco Moser (1978, 1979, 1980)
Johan Museeuw (1996, 2000, 2002)
Fabian Cancellara (2006, 2010, 2013)

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Maurice Garin (1897, 1898)
Lucien Lesna (1901, 1902)
Hippolyte Aucouturier (1903, 1904)
Charles Crupelandt (1912, 1914)
Henri Pélissier (1919, 1921)
Georges Claes (1946, 1947)
Rik Van Steenbergen (1948, 1952)
Sean Kelly (1984, 1986)
Marc Madiot (1985, 1991)
Gilbert Duclos-Lassalle (1992, 1993)
Franco Ballerini (1995, 1998)

Winners in the rainbow jersey
Bernard Hinault (1981)
Francesco Moser (1978)
Eddy Merckx (1968)
Rik van Looy (1961, 1962)

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Startlist


AG2R LA MONDIALE

BAGDONAS Gediminas Lithuania
BARBIER Rudy France
DENZ Nico Germany
DUVAL Julien France
GOUGEARD Alexis France
HOULE Hugo Canada
NAESEN Oliver Belgium
VANDENBERGH Stijn Belgium

ASTANA PRO TEAM

BRESCHEL Matti Denmark
DE VREESE Laurens Belgium
GATTO Oscar Italy
GRUZDEV Dmitriy Kazahkstan
KAMYSHEV Arman Kazahkstan
KORSAETH Truls Engen Norway
MINALI Riccardo Italy
TLEUBAYEV Ruslan Kazahkstan

BAHRAIN - MERIDA

BONIFAZIO Niccolo Italy
BOZIC Borut Slovenia
FENG Chun Kai Taiwan
GARCIA CORTINA Ivan Spain
INSAUSTI IRASTORZA Jon Ander Basque Country
PER David Slovenia
PIBERNIK Luka Slovenia
WANG Mei Yin China

BMC RACING TEAM

DRUCKER Jean Pierre Luxembourg
ELMIGER Martin Switzerland
KÜNG Stefan Switzerland
OSS Daniel Italy
QUINZIATO Manuel Italy
SCOTSON Miles Australia
VAN AVERMAET Greg Belgium
VENTOSO ALBERDI Francisco José Spain

BORA-HANSGROHE

BODNAR Maciej Poland
BURGHARDT Marcus Germany
KOLAR Michal Slovakia
SAGAN Juraj Slovakia
SAGAN Peter Slovakia
SARAMOTINS Aleksejs Latvia
SCHILLINGER Andreas Germany
SELIG Rüdiger Germany

CANNONDALE-DRAPAC PRO CYCLING TEAM

BEVIN Patrick New Zealand
CLARKE William Australia
LANGEVELD Sebastian Netherlands
MULLEN Ryan Ireland
SCULLY Thomas New Zealand
VAN ASBROECK Tom Belgium
VAN BAARLE Dylan Netherlands
WIPPERT Wouter Netherlands

COFIDIS, SOLUTIONS CRÉDITS

CHETOUT Loïc Basque Country
CLAEYS Dimitri Belgium
HOFSTETTER Hugo France
LAPORTE Christophe France
LEMOINE Cyril France
SENECHAL Florian France
VAN BILSEN Kenneth Belgium
VAN GENECHTEN Jonas Belgium

DELKO MARSEILLE PROVENCE KTM

ARISTI GARDOKI Mikel Basque Country
GIRAUD Benjamin France
KRAGH ANDERSEN Asbjørn Denmark
LAAS Martin Estonia
LEMARCHAND Romain France
MARTINEZ Yannick France
SISKEVICIUS Evaldas Lithuania
SMUKULIS Gatis Latvia

DIMENSION DATA

BOASSON HAGEN Edvald Norway
DOUGALL Nick Australia
EISEL Bernhard Austria
FARRAR Tyler United States
JANSE VAN RENSBURG Reinardt South Africa
THOMSON Jay Robert South Africa
THWAITES Scott United Kingdom

DIRECT ENERGIE

CARDIS Romain France
CHAVANEL Sylvain France
DUCHESNE Antoine Canada
GENE Yohann France
HUREL Tony France
MORICE Julien France
PETIT Adrien France
PICHOT Alexandre France

FDJ

DELAGE Mickael France
DEMARE Arnaud France
GUARNIERI Jacopo Italy
HOELGAARD Daniel Norway
KONOVALOVAS Ignatas Lithuania
LADAGNOUS Matthieu France
LE GAC Olivier France
SARREAU Marc France

FORTUNEO-VITAL CONCEPT

BONNAMOUR Franck France
CORBEL Erwann France
FEILLU Brice France
JARRIER Benoit France
MCLAY Daniel United Kingdom
MOUREY Francis France
PERICHON Pierre-Luc France
VALLEE Boris Belgium

LOTTO - SOUDAL

BAK Lars Ytting Denmark
BENOOT Tiesj Belgium
DEBUSSCHERE Jens Belgium
GALLOPIN Tony France
GREIPEL André Germany
MAES Nikolas Belgium
ROELANDTS Jurgen Belgium
SIEBERG Marcel Germany
WALLAYS Jelle Belgium

MOVISTAR TEAM

ARCAS PEÑA Jorge Spain
BENNATI Daniele Italy
BICO MATOS Nuno Miguel Alves Portugal
CARRETERO Hector Spain
DOWSETT Alex United Kingdom
ERVITI Imanol Spain
SANTOS SIMOES OLIVEIRA Nelson Filipe Portugal
SÜTTERLIN Jasha Germany

ORICA - SCOTT

BEWLEY Sam New Zealand
CORT NIELSEN Magnus Denmark
DURBRIDGE Luke Australia
HAYMAN Mathew Australia
HEPBURN Michael Australia
KEUKELEIRE Jens Belgium
KLUGE Roger Germany
MEZGEC Luka Slovenia

QUICK STEP FLOORS

BOONEN Tom Belgium
DECLERCQ Tim Belgium
KEISSE Iljo Belgium
LAMPAERT Yves Belgium
STYBAR Zdenek Czech Republic
TERPSTRA Niki Netherlands
TRENTIN Matteo Italy
VERMOTE Julien Belgium

ROOMPOT-NEDERLANDSE LOTERIJ

ASSELMAN Jesper Netherlands
LIGTHART Pim Netherlands
MOURIS Jens Netherlands
REINDERS Elmar Netherlands
VAN DER HOORN Taco Netherlands
VAN GOETHEM Brian Netherlands
VERMELTFOORT Coen Netherlands

SPORT VLAANDEREN-BALOISE

CAPIOT Amaury Belgium
FARAZIJN Maxime Belgium
PLANCKAERT Edward Belgium
RICKAERT Jonas Belgium
SALOMEIN Jarl Belgium
STEELS Stijn Belgium
VAN HECKE Preben Belgium
VAN LERBERGHE Bert Belgium

TEAM KATUSHA-ALPECIN

BIERMANS Jenthe Belgium
HALLER Marco Austria
HOLLENSTEIN Reto Switzerland
KRISTOFF Alexander Norway
MARTIN Tony Germany
MORKOV Michael Denmark
POLITT Nils Germany
WÜRTZ SCHMIDT Mads Denmark

TEAM LOTTO NL - JUMBO

BOOM Lars Netherlands
GROENDAHL JANSEN Amund Norway
GROENEWEGEN Dylan Netherlands
LEEZER Tom Netherlands
ROOSEN Timo Netherlands
VAN EMDEN Jos Netherlands
VAN HOECKE Gijs Belgium
WAGNER Robert Germany
WYNANTS Maarten Belgium

TEAM SKY

DIBBEN Jonathan United Kingdom
DOULL Owain United Kingdom
KNEES Christian Germany
MOSCON Gianni Italy
ROWE Luke United Kingdom
STANNARD Ian United Kingdom
VAN POPPEL Danny Netherlands
WISNIOWSKI Lukasz Poland

TEAM SUNWEB

ANDERSEN Søren Kragh Denmark
ARNDT Nikias Germany
DE BACKER Bert Belgium
SINKELDAM Ramon Netherlands
STAMSNIJDER Tom Netherlands
TEUNISSEN Mike Netherlands
WAEYTENS Zico Belgium
WALSCHEID Max Germany

TREK-SEGAFREDO

BRANDLE Matthias Austria
DE KORT Koen Netherlands
DEGENKOLB John Germany
PEDERSEN Mads Denmark
RAST Grégory Switzerland
STUYVEN Jasper Belgium
THEUNS Edward Belgium
VAN POPPEL Boy Netherlands

UAE - TEAMEMIRATES

BONO Matteo Italy
FERRARI Roberto Italy
GUARDINI Andrea Italy
KUMP Marko Slovenia
MARCATO Marco Italy
MODOLO Sacha Italy
TROIA Oliviero Italy
ZURLO Federico Italy

WANTY – GROUPE GOBERT

ANTONINI Simone Italy
BACKAERT Frederik Belgium
KREDER Wesley Netherlands
MCNALLY Mark United Kingdom
OFFREDO Yoann France
VAN KEIRSBULCK Guillaume Belgium
VAN MELSEN Kevin Belgium
VANSPEYBROUCK Pieter Belgium
 
Shardi said:
Did the outcome of Ronde van Vlaanderen tell us enough in order to predict this?
Would've been interesting to see how much Sagan had left in the tank..
I think no. I'm in the camp that RVV and PR are very different races with different qualities needed. Sagan, for example, has generally struggled in PR compared with RVV because there is no recovery, which he seems to need more between anaerboic efforts and sprints than other riders do.

Hopefully Vanmarcke will have no effects from his crash, because he's still the best rider to watch on the PR cobbles and will probably make one or more decisive splits inthe race.
 
DFA123 said:
Hopefully Vanmarcke will have no effects from his crash, because he's still the best rider to watch on the PR cobbles and will probably make one or more decisive splits inthe race.
As much as I wish that Vanmarcke has a good race next Sunday, I doubt it. He didn't even seem to be at his best today. He tried to follow Gilbert's attack but lost a lot of time on that climb considering how early in the race it was. And he added one more crash to disrupt his form, like he didn't have enough problems already.
https://twitter.com/Ride_Argyle/status/848575840975822851
I think we would've had an update by now if he was certain that today's crash won't take anything of him.

Van Baarle might be Cannondale's best bet again.
 
Anderis said:
DFA123 said:
Hopefully Vanmarcke will have no effects from his crash, because he's still the best rider to watch on the PR cobbles and will probably make one or more decisive splits inthe race.
As much as I wish that Vanmarcke has a good race next Sunday, I doubt it. He didn't even seem to be at his best today. He tried to follow Gilbert's attack but lost a lot of time on that climb considering how early in the race it was. And he added one more crash to disrupt his form, like he didn't have enough problems already.
https://twitter.com/Ride_Argyle/status/848575840975822851
I think we would've had an update by now if he was certain that today's crash won't take anything of him.

Van Baarle might be Cannondale's best bet again.
Yeah, Sep was in rough shape after his crash. I don't know if he'll be back for PR. :(
 
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Kristoff seems to win his group sprint every single time in all the classics this year, problem is it's not the front group. Maybe this time it will be ...

Is Gilbert confirmed to ride this btw? I'm very interested to see how he does without hills.
 
I still don't understand how people see Gilbert/GVA as favourites. If this is raced like last year they don't stand a chance. Super engines like Degenkolb, Vanmarcke(if he recovers), Stannard/Rowe, Durbridge, Terpstra and even Sagan are bigger favourites than them.
 
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Brullnux said:
Degenkolb didn't look great today and was dropped following the Paterberg. Was fairly anonymous before then too so doesn't have the excuse of Kristoff either. I don't think Kristoff has a chance next week, though.
Probably not, but Degankolb had better get his stuff together by next week as there's a handful of riders that are on much, much better form than he is right now.

I don't think Degenkolb will win next week, not the way he's riding now.
 
I just hope that Boonen won't have any bad luck and "what if"s after the race. A loss like last year would still be a very fine last performance. One thing is certain, Tom and QS will take no prisoners, any opportunity will be used to win this bike race.
 
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pink_jersey said:
I still don't understand how people see Gilbert/GVA as favourites. If this is raced like last year they don't stand a chance. Super engines like Degenkolb, Vanmarcke(if he recovers), Stannard/Rowe, Durbridge, Terpstra and even Sagan are bigger favourites than them.
I think you can add Gilbert as a "super engine", and GVA is on great form right now, his engine will be good enough to win. He just needs the luck and tactics to go his way.
 
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pink_jersey said:
I still don't understand how people see Gilbert/GVA as favourites. If this is raced like last year they don't stand a chance. Super engines like Degenkolb, Vanmarcke(if he recovers), Stannard/Rowe, Durbridge, Terpstra and even Sagan are bigger favourites than them.
Not sure that riders like Degenkolb or Rowe really have a better engine than GVA. He finished both 3rd and 4th in recent years, and can sprint well at the end of a hard race. In last year's race, I doubt GVA would have been dropped if he had made the split with the Boonen group. He's a strong rouleur these days and recovers extremely well between hard efforts.

It's more complicated for Gilbert, I agree. But anyone that can win RVV with a 60km solo attack, at least deserves to be mentioned in the discussion.
 
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Irondan said:
pink_jersey said:
I still don't understand how people see Gilbert/GVA as favourites. If this is raced like last year they don't stand a chance. Super engines like Degenkolb, Vanmarcke(if he recovers), Stannard/Rowe, Durbridge, Terpstra and even Sagan are bigger favourites than them.
I think you can add Gilbert as a "super engine", and GVA is on great form right now, his engine will be good enough to win. He just needs the luck and tactics to go his way.


Gilbert ride today was absolutely majestic and is the best solo I've ever witnessed but he last raced Roubaix in 2007. Yes, he has great instincts and always seems to be in the best place but I don't see a scenario where he can win this race other than a Terpstra 2014 one, but that move is always hard to pull. Same for GVA. Both of them can't ride away on flat cobblestones from Degenkolb/Boonen/Sagan and also both of them can't beat them in a sprint(well, maybe GVA can beat Sagan and Boonen).
 
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Tony Martin to help his friend Boonen (he talked him into riding the cobbled classics and even gave him a pep talk before the cobbles stage in the TdF to boost hid confidence).
 
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pink_jersey said:
Irondan said:
pink_jersey said:
I still don't understand how people see Gilbert/GVA as favourites. If this is raced like last year they don't stand a chance. Super engines like Degenkolb, Vanmarcke(if he recovers), Stannard/Rowe, Durbridge, Terpstra and even Sagan are bigger favourites than them.
I think you can add Gilbert as a "super engine", and GVA is on great form right now, his engine will be good enough to win. He just needs the luck and tactics to go his way.

Stannard??? Granted he won last year but there's no reason at all to think that he's going very well right now. Is there?

Stannard was always bad in Ronde but rather strong in Roubaix.

Gilbert ride today was absolutely majestic and is the best solo I've ever witnessed but he last raced Roubaix in 2007. Yes, he has great instincts and always seems to be in the best place but I don't see a scenario where he can win this race other than a Terpstra 2014 one, but that move is always hard to pull. Same for GVA. Both of them can't ride away on flat cobblestones from Degenkolb/Boonen/Sagan and also both of them can't beat them in a sprint(well, maybe GVA can beat Sagan and Boonen).
You quoted a comment that I edited to remove the last sentence.

I had Stannard and Hayman confused for some reason...

Please disregard the last sentence of that comment.
 
I think Degenkolb will be very dangerous. He absolutely bossed the 2015 edition and he was only 7th in the Ronde that year, by the way the exact same place as this year. GVA, Sagan and Gilbert (if he rides) will probably all be very strong but I think all 3 are better suited for the Ronde, which also means that I think this will be a very open race.
And although I never was a huge fan of him I'll be rooting for Boonen. It would be absolutely brilliant if he wins. :)