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Beyond The Peloton: Paris-Roubaix 2011

By:
Cycling News
Published:
June 08, 2011, 23:37 BST,
Updated:
June 09, 2011, 0:45 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News, Thursday, June 9, 2011
A tired Van Summeren raises an arm in celebration

A tired Van Summeren raises an arm in celebration

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Video from inside Garmin-Cervélo's race

The stakes were high for Garmin-Cervélo as they searched for their first Classics victory at Paris-Roubaix. With an extensive arsenal of talent at their disposal, including world champion Thor Hushovd, the squad was expected to animate the race, but ultimately the win came from an unlikely source as Johan Van Summeren powered clear in the finale.

Watch behind the scenes footage of the team’s pre-race reconnaissance and tactical meetings, as well as the emotional scenes at Roubaix’s velodrome as Van Summeren crossed the finish line.

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