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Colnago Arabesque

Ernesto Colnago’s Arabesque was a celebration of everything there was to love (or hate) about Italian racing steel from the early 80s. An elaborate flourish of a bicycle, it’s a tribute to the exuberant style for which the Cambiago-based maker is famous for.

Paris Roubaix

“It’s a pile of sh!t, this race, it’s a whole pile of sh!t … you’re working like an animal, you don’t have the time to piss and you wet your pants … you’re riding in mud like this and you’re slipping and … it’s a pile of sh!t, you must clean yourself otherwise you will go mad …”

“Willl you ever ride it again?”

“Sure, it’s the most beautiful race in the world!”

Dutchman Theo de Rooij interview after droping out of the Paris Roubaix 1985

Paris–Roubaix ( one-day professional bicycle road race in northern France) took place today on the famous rough terrain and cobblestones.

The surprise winner was  Johan Vansummeren . The Garmin-Cervélo rider beat Swiss Fabian Cancellara at the end of a 258-km ride from Compiegne.

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