Paris-Roubaix Winner's Cobbles Masterclass | The Bäckstedts Pavé Pro Tips

Published on April 11th 2021


Riding or racing your bike on the cobbles takes skill, determination, and a little bit of luck! Whilst Conor has bucket loads of determination, he's lacking in other areas! Fortunately for him, 2004 Paris-Roubaix winner, Magnus Bäckstedt, and his eminently talented daughter Zoe are on hand to share some pro tips and help Conor, and you, master the Pavé!

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