Paris Roubaix 2015 Challenge

Paris-Roubaix, also known as the “Hell of the North”, is one of the most well-known spring classic of the year. The competition has been organized since 1896 in northern France. In the edition of 2015 had the riders 253.5 kilometers in 27 cobblestone sections and passes with a total of 52.7 kilometers.

Paris-Roubaix

The cycling race Paris – Roubaix is since 1896 every year except the first and part of the Second World War took place. The origins of the German Reich Josef Fischer wrote the first edition of its name, this was also the only German victory so far.
Of all the cobbled sections of the course is very popular, with riders and spectators. At the velodrome in Roubaix, each year about 250 kilometers to the finish line and get the winner as a prize left a cobblestone.

Paris-Roubaix 2014

In 2014 the Dutchman Niki Terpstra finish line first. In the second group John Degenkolb sprinted to second place, followed by defending champion Fabian Cancellara.

Paris-Roubaix 2015

  • Datum: April 12, 2015
  • Edition: 113
  • Starting Compiègne
  • End Location: Roubaix
  • Distance: 253.5 km
  • Cobblestone Strips: 27
  • Participating teams: 25
  • Number of skiers started: 200
  • Winner: 5h49’51 “
  • Average speed 43.5 km / h

The heaviest Cobblestone Sections

Wallers-Arenberg
Strip Number 17 and the assessment of the maximum five stars. This strip is one of the heaviest bands. He is 2400m and gives each year for the single cases. The peloton hit at high speed and want to sit in the front, away from danger.
Carrefour de l’Arbe
This strip is one of the hardest bands, Bernard Hinault called it the hardest. The 2100m and bad, this band also get the maximum five stars. Last year, this strip of the Tour de France stage was used, Lars Boom won the stage.
Mons-en-Pévèle
Mons-en-Pévèle get its length 3000m with the maximum five stars. This strip is about 50 km from the target, so the favorites will be here not try to go solo. In the Tour de France last year, this band is used, but because of the poor condition after heavy rain dropped from the course.

Favourites

In this issue, missed the two biggest favorites; Fabian Cancellara and Tom Boonen, but it did not mean that there are no favorites remain. Niki Terpstra started this year with the number one and has attempted to defend his title.These were the main contenders:

  • September Vanmarcke
  • Geraint Thomas
  • Alexander Kristoff
  • Niki Terpstra
  • Zdenek Stybar
  • Peter Sagan
  • John Degenkolb
  • Greg van Avermaet
  • Lars Boom

CV

Early flight
This year was dry, warm and has 200 riders start to finish almost only tailwind. The early break consisted Saramotins, De Bie, Cougeard, Blythe, Perichon, Backaert, Declercq, Matzka and Rast. With a maximum gap of ten minutes the refugees not far.
Crashes
year’s classic again not closed without falling. Dutchman Lieuwe Westra was 2 times on the ground, as the top favorite Geraint Thomas, who did not return after the second crash in the peloton.
The railway Trees
On the tenth cobbles were obstacles, just as the first had crossed downwards. The regulations clearly that you should stop, but a man of sixty still made ​​the crossing when the gates are already closed. After this the jury let the pack get together again.
The final
45 kilometers from the finish Stijn Vandenbergh opened the final. He jumped from the peloton, but he did not get far. Bradley Wiggins had for a time disappeared from view, but from nowhere attacked it with Stybar and DEBUSSCHERE away from the group of favorites, they came close.
Servant Etixx Quick-Step decided Yves Lampaert to go for their own chances and attacked, he got contender Greg van Avermaet in his wheel and they drove away. Sprinter John Degenkolb realized that if he can not win and began the chase and joined a little later again. At knew about 1.5 kilometers from the finish Boom, Stybar, Elmiger and Keukeleire also come to the front group. No more can prevent the sprint and the German John Degenkolb showed them the check and picked up the “easy” victory.

Rash

  • John Degenkolb
  • Zdenek Stybar
  • Greg van Avermaet
  • Lars Boom
  • Martin Elmiger
  • Jens Keukeleire
  • Yves Lampaert
  • Lukas Rowe
  • Jens Debusschere
  • Alexander Kristoff
  • September Vanmarcke
  • Bert de Backer
  • aleksejs saramotins
  • Borut Bozic
  • Niki Terpstra

Farewell Bradley Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins, the Paris-Roubaix his last road race driving. Team Sky riders were hoping for a good result, but was 18th. He can look back on a great career with highlights including the overall victory in the time trial champion Tour de France, the world and Olympic time trial champion. He will now focus on the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and hopes to once again successful on the track, where he won many medals.

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