Vincenzo Nibali will not ride Paris-Roubaix in order to focus on the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France

Italian says it would have been "really cool" to ride all five monuments but it wasn't "possible"

Vincenzo Nibali
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Vincenzo Nibali will not ride Paris-Roubaix after all, as his plans to race all five monuments in 2022 were scrapped.

In an interview with Cyclingnews the Italian explained that it "wasn't possible if I also want to ride the Giro and Tour".

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.