Geraint Thomas to ride HotChillee's Dunkerque-Roubaix 2015

Sunday 2nd November 2014

3rd November 2014
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Want to race the pros on the cobbles of the Spring Classics? Places to go on sale on 12th November for the second edition of HotChillee’s Dunkerque-Roubaix with Geraint Thomas.

As well as rolling road closures, full mechanical and medical support, motorbike outriders and HotChillee Ride Captains the 165km route includes 9 pavé sections of the coveted Paris-Roubaix. Participants ride in seeded speed groups and can compete in the flagged timed section which includes five pavé sections and finishes on the Carrefour de l'Arbre.

HotChillee Ride Captains enter the first pavé section of the Dunkerque-Roubaix 2014

Riders will finish in the iconic Roubaix velodrome and have use of the legendary showers before drinks in the bar, which is steeped in cycling history.

2014 Amateur Yellow Jersey Winner Jamie Wilkins reflecting in the famous Roubaix showers

Entry includes a ticket to an exclusive dinner on the Saturday night before the event (25 April) where Thomas and other star guests are taking part in a Q&A.

Geraint Thomas said today: "Really excited to be taking part in the Dunkerque-Roubaix again next year - it’s the best event of it’s kind out there!"

Geraint Thomas, Magnus Backstedt and Stephen Roche during the Q&A in 2014

Entries will open at 2pm (GMT) on 12th November 2014 via the web site Event date 25/26 April 2015. The basic entry is £495 that includes full entry, celebrity dinner and accommodation on Saturday night, breakfast and lunch, Roubaix finish line celebration, bike and bus transportation from Roubaix back to Dunkerque.

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