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To Hell On A Bike: Riding Paris-Roubaix - The Toughest Race in Cycling


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The Toughest Race in Cycling    Paris-Roubaix is the best race in the world and knocks spots off the Tour de France.` Sir Bradley Wiggins. † Paris-Roubaix. The Hell of the North. The ultimate monument in cycling`s Classics. More than 150 miles across dusty or muddy roads  much of it puncture-inducing and bone-breaking cobblestones. Even professional riders blanche at the very mention of it. Tour de France winners (with the notable exception of Wiggins in 2014) make their excuses from it. So why on earth would an amateur even dare to attempt it? † In†To Hell on a Bike  Iain MacGregor does just that and as he prepares for the ride of his life  he explores the history and culture of this extraordinary race. With insights from legends of the sport  trainers  mechanics and fellow writers  as well as those who have maintained the traditions of Paris-Roubaix since its inception over a century ago  it is the ultimate story of the ultimate cycling