Outside the time limit: Siskevicius finished Paris-Roubaix an hour after Peter Sagan

The majority of the attention in Paris-Roubaix is paid to the winner, the podium finishers, the close-but-not-close-enough riders in the pack. Little notice is given to the many riders who fail to finish. This year, 101 riders were given official placings, a dozen more - including a bereft Stijn Steels, whose Veranda's Willems teammate Michael Goolaerts had suffered a cardiac arrest during the race and later died - were listed as outside the time limit.

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