Team Sky completes Roubaix recon with expert Knaven

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Paris-Roubaix 2011: The Big Preivew>>>

Team Sky reconnoitred most of Paris-Roubaix's parcours today in northern France with new sports director and race veteran, Servais Knaven.

"It's my first time as a DS for this race, I am excited," said Knaven. "It was good to be back on the course today. It was the first time since I stopped that I wanted to be back on my bike again!"

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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.