Tinkoff-Saxo team Slovakian cyclist Peter Sagan rides during the 113th edition of the Paris-Roubaix one-day classic cycling race in Compiègne. LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP via Getty Images


Paris–Roubaix is a one-day professional bicycle road race in northern France, starting north of Paris and finishing in Roubaix, at the border with Belgium. It is one of cycling’s oldest races, and is one of the ‘Monuments’ or classics of the European calendar, and contributes points towards the UCI World Ranking.