Seven tech insights spotted at Paris-Roubaix 2023

From tyre pressure systems to old-school chainrings, here's what Cycling Weekly saw at the race

Image of bike tech from Paris-Roubaix 2023
(Image credit: Tom Davidson)

Paris-Roubaix, with its treacherous cobblestone sectors, is a race that inspires innovation. 

This year, Cycling Weekly wandered through the team paddocks in Compiègne, searching for tech oddities, both old and new. Here is a run-down of what we found.  

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.