Paris-Roubaix 2021, Team Qhubeka NextHash and Goodyear, Racing for Change

Black & white photo of muddy cyclist


The Paris-Roubaix is one of the oldest bike races in the world, and after it was cancelled in 2020, the only time the race has been cancelled outside of a World War, the 2021 Paris-Roubaix took place on Sunday October 3rd. The course pits the riders against 259km of roads, 55km of which are brutal cobbled sections. This is longer than the average Grand Tour stage, the competition is fierce along the entire route, and the surface is treacherous in the wet.

This year, the conditions were in a word, WET! The scene was set for a race of epic proportions. Watch Team Qhubeka NextHash Race For Change – Episode 5, for a taste of the day!

Photography by Tim de Waele/Getty Images & Bas Czerwinski/Getty Images

it’s painfully fun!!!

Simon Clarke, Team Rider

Black & White images of Paris-Roubaix Goodyear

“You need to be fearless, you need to be technically on top of the game.”

Max Walscheid, Team Rider

You have to keep fighting and never give up, Your going to face misfortune.

Simon Clarke, Team Rider

You need to have the passion for this race.

Lars Michaelsen, Head Sport Director

You will not be able to avoid crashes.

180 people fighting for 1.5 metre of wet slippery conbble stones.
There’s not much time for fear.

Victor Componarts, Team Rider

Max Walscheid, Team Rider

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