'Teams have to change tactics with Quick-Step for Roubaix, or they are being led to the slaughter'

Quick-Step Floors have used their strength in depth to dominate the Classics this season, and will look to continue that trend at Paris-Roubaix

Niki Terpstra breaks clear at the 2018 Tour of Flanders (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Paris-Roubaix teams will fail against the Quick-Step Floors' might if they cannot change their tactics for Sunday's cobbled Classic in Northern France.

Yves Lampaert, one of Quick-Step's Classic contenders with Tour of Flanders winner Niki Terpstra, suggested that their rivals appear confused when it comes to dealing with his team's strength.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.