Ineos doesn't think you need a 'special bike' for cobbles - Tom Pidcock's Classics set up

The British rider is a surprise debutant at Paris-Roubaix - here's a glimpse at his cobble ready machine from Omloop

Tom Pidcock's Pinarello Dogma F
(Image credit: Future (Andy Jones))

With the anticipation building around Paris-Roubaix, Ineos Grenadiers dropped the bombshell that Tom Pidcock will make his debut in the race this year. The Brit - who won the Junior and Espoirs versions in 2017 and 2019 - didn't originally have the final cobbled Classic on his race programme, and after a crash in Itzulia, looked unlikely to be fit at all. 

"I've recovered really quick," Pidcock said in a video announcing his participation. Here's a closer look at the bike he rode earlier in the season - during February's Opening Weekend.

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Joe Baker
Tech Writer

Joe is Cycling Weekly's tech writer. He's always had a love for bikes, since first riding a two wheeled steed before the age of four. Years down the line, Joe began racing at 16, and enjoyed great experiences internationally, racing in Italy, Spain and Belgium to name a few locations. Always interested in tech, Joe even piloted his Frankenstein hill climb bike to a Junior National Title in 2018.  After taking a step back from elite level racing in April 2022, Joe joined our team as a freelancer, before becoming Tech Writer in May 2023.