Classics power play: From outside the time limit to top 10 finisher at Paris-Roubaix

Joe Robinson 15 Apr 2019 Evaldas Siskevicius scored ninth at Paris-Roubaix and had to produce big watts to do so It's doesn't take a rocket scientist to work out that Paris-Roubaix is one of the most brutal days professional cyclists can have in the saddle. The 29 sections of unrelenting cobbles trying their best to rattle you from the bike. The constant need to be on the pedals. But have you ever wondered what it would take in terms of pure numbers to not only race Paris-Roubaix but also finish in the top 10? Evaldas Siskevicius reached the Roubaix velodrome last year. Although, he reached it an hour after eventual winner Peter Sagan . Long after the time limit, the roads had been reopened and the gates that allow you onto the wooden boards had been locked. Siskevicius had to negotiate his way into the locked arena just so he ...

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