Paris-Roubaix cobbled sectors given new colour coding to show difficulty

Toughest sectors will be labelled black, while easiest sectors will be green

The cobbles of the Trouée d'Arenberg

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Each of the 29 cobbled sectors in the 2017 edition of Paris-Roubaix has been given a new colour coding to better show their difficulty.

The new colour coding will work alongside the current systems of starts, with the three most difficult five-star sectors (Trouée d'Arenberg, Mons-en-Pévèle, and Carrefour de l'Arbre) also being labelled as black sectors.

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