Can Tom Boonen win his final Paris-Roubaix?

As Tom Boonen prepares for his final race, we talk to the man aiming to become the most successful Paris-Roubaix rider ever

Tom Boonen during the 2016 Paris-Roubaix.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

When Tom Boonen rolls away from the start line in Compiègne next month, it will be his last Paris-Roubaix — and last race — of a long and very successful career.

Flanked by some of the best Classics domestiques in cycling, the Belgian will put everything on the line in a bid to score a fifth victory in the Hell of the North, surpassing ‘Monsieur Paris-Roubaix’ himself Roger De Vlaeminck, before resigning on the spot from professional cycling.

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