Marc Madiot blog: Philippe Gilbert has the key to Quick-Step's Paris-Roubaix victory

This week a question was raised on French TV: is Paris-Roubaix outdated and should it still be organized nowadays? That is an insult! It probably comes from a total ignorance of this sport. No bike rider is forced to take part and many professionals keep going to this race with a huge desire.

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The irrepressible FDJ team manager Marc Madiot brings his unrestrained opinions and insights to Cyclingnews, giving our English-speaking readers a glimpse inside the culture of the French team, and French cycling.