Last week I suggested that RVV is nothing more than a gigantic Easter Egg hunt.
This week I would like to suggest that after overdosing on copious amounts of chocolate , Paris-Roubaix was created as a form of self flagellation.
This is what you do to yourself when you have gorged yourself on chocolate Easter Eggs and now you must be punished for such reckless over indulgence.
This 260 odd kilometer ride through Northern France is grueling and punishing. The organisers are so kind, they even churn the ground next to the narrow, disused cobbled roads so that the riders don’t feel the urge to stop punishing themselves by riding off the cobbles. How thoughtful.
So much of the hype leading up to the race, centres on how this race is not only one of the most original and unique sporting events in the world, but how it is one…
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