Boasson Hagen leads experienced Dimension Data team at Paris-Roubaix

Dimension Data's Edvald Boasson Hagen grits his teeth at the 2019 Tour of Flanders

Edvald Boasson Hagen will head up a strong and experienced Dimension Data team at this year's Paris-Roubaix in a determined bid to kickstart the African WorldTour team's slow start to the season. The Norwegian will be looking to improve on his best finishing position of fifth at the 2016 race – the year when Australia's Mat Hayman took the top prize – and will start his eighth Roubaix in Compiègne, France, on Sunday. On hand to assist him will be the vastly experienced Lars Bak and Bernie Eisel , who between them have ridden 'The Hell of the North' 27 times. Bak will be starting his 13th Roubaix, while Eisel has ridden – and finished – the race 15 times before, making Dimension Data one of the most experienced squads to be taking on the cobbles of northern France this weekend. Boasson Hagen has taken one of only two wins ...

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