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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Peloton
    The peloton charged through the Arenburg Forest on a warm, sunny, but somewhat breezy day in northern France. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Train crossing
    In the early goings, the race was disrupted by a train crossing that split the field. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: TGV
    The back half of the peloton prudently waited for a high-speed TGV train to pass. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Boom
    Lars Boom (Astana) rode to a solid fourth-place finish after bridging to the lead trio late in the race. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Roelandts
    Jürgen Roelandts (Lotto-Soudal) attacked with 20km to go but did not succeed in escaping. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Wiggins on the attack
    Bradley Wiggins (Sky) wanted to win, but had to settle for 18th place. He did, however, close out his career with Team Sky in grand style, attacking all the way home in the final part of the race. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Front group
    Laurens De Vreese rode the front of the main group on behalf of Astana team leader Lars Boom. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Wiggins
    Wiggins looked comfortable on the cobbles in the front group. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Vandenbergh attacks
    Stijn Vandenbergh (Etixx-Quick-Step) attacked to bridge up to the breakaway with 45km left in the race. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Degenkolb
    John Degenkolb (Giant-Alpecin) wore his usual pain grimace, but rode a brilliant race. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Stybar, Boom
    Zdenek Stybar (Etixx-Quick-Step) and Boom chased desperately in the closing kilometers to catch the lead trio. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Lampaert
    The final selection was initiated by Yves Lampaert, a relatively unheralded journeyman on the Etixx-Quick-Step team. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Van Avermaet, Lampaert
    Sensing the urgency, Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) bridged up to Lampaert with 12km to go. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Kristoff
    Although he came into the race as a five-star favorite, Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) could not break his Roubaix curse, as he ended up missing the winning move. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Lead trio
    Degenkolb jumped clear of the main chase group to bridge up to leaders Van Avermaet and Lampaert with 6km remaining. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Degenkolb wins
    Degenkolb showed off the turn of speed that won Milano-Sanremo earlier this year. On Sunday, he proved his mettle on the cobblestones, then the velodrome of Roubaix. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Van Avermaet, Degenkolb
    It was disappointment for Van Avermaet and joy for Degenkolb. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Degenkolb, Boom
    Degenkolb and Boom shook hands after a hard day at work. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Chase sprint
    The also-rans were led into the velodrome by Bradley Wiggins, closing out his career with Team Sky with one last hurrah at Paris-Roubaix. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Stybar post-race
    Stybar managed second place, a fine result, but for him, a former cyclocross world champion, it was not enough. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Van Avermaet finish
    Van Avermaet's soigneur comforted him after the finish of Paris-Roubaix. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Podium
    Degenkolb ended the day a step higher on the podium than last year's second place. He won ahead of Stybar in second and Van Avermaet, who was third. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Congratulations
    The Giant-Alpecin team had a lot to celebrate on Sunday after notching monument win number two in 2015. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Boom family
    After finishing fourth, Boom had the prize of reuniting with his girlfriend and daughter in the Roubaix infield. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
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    2015 Paris-Roubaix: Degenkolb cobblestone trophy
    Degenkolb added an impressive piece of hardware to his trophy cabinet at Paris-Roubaix, and at 26 years old, he's sure to deliver more impressive results in the years to come. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com

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