Politt: I'll give it everything I have at Paris-Roubaix

Nils Politt (Katusha-Alpecin)

Between all the talk of the big Classics contenders, Nils Politt ( Katusha-Alpecin ) has been quietly riding a solid campaign this spring. The German says that he is going to give it his all at Paris-Roubaix to try to end his spring on a high note. After Alberto Bettiol surprised the major favourites at the Tour of Flanders last week, Politt's performances have put him on the radar as a dark horse for this weekend's Roubaix. Politt finished seventh at the race last year, leading home the second of the chasing groups behind Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe), but the 25-year-old German has brushed off the expectations. "Of course, I've seen a lot of it on social media already, but I don't see myself as a favourite," Politt said at the Paris-Roubaix teams presentation in Compiègne, France, on Saturday. "But I know that I can finish the race in the top ...

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