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Apr 21, 2014 - Valenciennes to Roubaix

Day 19 After a night in a very flashy Mercure hotel, where the air conditioning during the night gave me a massive headache, we rose to a beautiful morning ready for part 2 of the Paris to Roubaix route. This section has 35 kilometres of cobbles including the famous Trouee d'Arenberg and the Carrefour de l'Arbre both of which are rated as *****. Lois and I decided that we would take the paved route and just do a selection of the cobbles because otherwise we would be hours behind everyone else. This also gave Ian and Paul the opportunity to...

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