Category Archives: Paris Roubaix

We Ride Flanders / Roubaix Challenge and Liege Bastogne Liege Challenge Cycle Hire 2018 with PROMPT.CC

We are pleased to announce our sister company and bike shop PROMPT CYCLE CULTURE of Bourg d’Oisans  are offering cycle hire for the following Spring Classic Cycle Sportives in Northern France and Belgium We Ride Flanders Cycle Hire Paris Roubaix … Continue reading

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Paris Roubaix Challenge 2015 Photos

We have put a selection of our photos up from the Paris Roubaix Challange , Paris Roubaix Race and a few other shots on our website. Join us next year for Paris Roubaix or hire a bike for Paris Roubaix

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Will Wiggo win the Hell of the North ?

This weekend sees the last Team Sky race for Britain’s 2012 Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins as he tackles and attempts to win the Paris Roubaix. We will be on the famous Carrefour de l’Arbre this Sunday just 5km … Continue reading

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Vlaanderen – Hitting the Cobbles of Flanders and Roubaix with Theo and Hattie

Big day out in the wind today as we rode into Flanders to tackle the Kwaremont and the  Koppenberg from the Tour de Flanders and then heading back into France to tackle a few Pave sections from the Paris Roubaix including … Continue reading

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TOUR OF FLANDERS / PARIS ROUBAIX 2015

YOU ARE RECEIVING THIS EMAIL BECAUSE YOU ASKED TO BE FIRST TO HEAR ABOUT OUR COBBLED CLASSICS PACKAGE.Ride and watch the Paris Roubaix and Tour of Flanders Cobbled Classics. The greatest one day classics. Quite possible the two biggest spring … Continue reading

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Paris Roubaix Day 2 – how to ride the cobbles

Day 2 of our Paris Roubaix trip took us down to the cobbles at secteur 17 to sit in a bar to watch the race unfold with a beer before heading out to the cobbles to see the riders and … Continue reading

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Paris roubaix challenge photos 2014

A selection of photos from the foggy 2014 paris roubaix challenge 2014 view rest of the paris roubaix 2014 photos on flickr

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Cycling in the Purbecks

Just  back from a couple of weeks in the UK catching up with family and friends. For the second week we rented an  old coastguards cottage on the clifftop at Worth Matravers in the purbecks. We had glorious weather for … Continue reading

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Paris Roubaix – Rupert Hartley

For cycling fans, Northern France and Belgium becomes a Mecca at this time of year. The cobbled Classics are among some of the oldest,hardest and most iconic races on the pro calendar. The flat, featureless landscape becomes hive of activity … Continue reading

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Last day on the road Yeovil to Bristol – bourg d’oisans to bristol day 14

  The last riding day today and I calculated I needed to do 74km to achieve the Specialized Strava Classics challenge. As it happened I came in on the nose at 75km thus completing the challenge. Mentally it was tougher today, … Continue reading

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A ride through Friterieland bourg to bristol day 10 to Dunkirk

There is a magic invisible line in northern france where the Friteries start appearing on the side of the road. Think large portable cafes selling huge amounts of chips (or frites) and other assorted fried goods. None of it very … Continue reading

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Paris Roubaix at Sector 6 Cysoing (Bourg d’Oisans to Bristol day 9)

Photos from todays Paris Roubaix at Cysoing

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Paris Roubaix Challenge Photos Bourg d’Oisans to Bristol day 8

Apologies for the delay in writing this blog I have only just got some resemblance of control in my hands after the 170km Paris Roubaix Challenge. What a day it was. Probably the most fun I have had on a “velo” … Continue reading

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Bourg d’Oisan to Bristol day 7 a day in Roubaix

bourg d’oisand to bristol day 7 roubaix, a set on Flickr. So here I am in Roubaix with friends down from London to ride the Paris Roubaix challenge tomorrow. We checked out the famous Roubaix velodrome , pretty tired looking … Continue reading

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Je fais du vélo, je mange, je dors.

Day 6 and I have started tapering down for the Paris Roubaix sportive on Saturday. Todays distance was a much shorter 76 km from Laon to Caudry via the sleepy Busigny the start of the Paris Roubaix challenge on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Bike service for Bourg d’Oisans to Bristol

Today was spent servicing the PROMPT D902 for my trip back to Bristol via the Paris Roubaix Challenge. With about 1500 km to cover I have replaced tyres and cables and completed a once over of the bike. Tomorrow will … Continue reading

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Paris Roubaix training just outside Grenoble.

Its not long now until the Paris Roubaix Challenge and I finally got to practice on some cobbles near us in Grenoble. It was a fairly small section just over 10 metres long – pretty straightforward not sure what all … Continue reading

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Bourg d’Oisans to Bristol Part 1

Over the last couple of months we have been talking to Mosquito bikes about helping them out at the Bespoked Bristol show in April. My next thought was how to get there, and a plan was hatched – lets cycle … Continue reading

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