Paris-Roubaix could move to autumn, UCI president says

David Lappartient says organisers are open to "possibilities and opportunities"

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Paris-Roubaix could potentially move from its traditional April slot to the autumn, the UCI's president David Lappartient has said.

In an interview with, Lappartient said that the WorldTour calendar was "open for discussion", and that last year's October edition made Roubaix's organisers feel "very differently" about the possibility for change.

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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.