'There was a lot of animal bacteria in my blood': Matteo Jorgenson reveals that animal faeces made him ill after Paris-Roubaix

This one's not for the faint-hearted. It's pretty grim...

Matteo Jorgenson
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The mud, we hope, has just about dried up and been peeled off all of the faces and bodies of those who rode a very wet, extremely dirty, but epic Paris-Roubaix at the start of October.

For Matteo Jorgenson, however, Movistar’s young American talent, the effects of Robuaix lingered a little longer than after his post-race shower.

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