Tom Pidcock to ride Paris-Roubaix, days after Itzulia crash

'I recovered really quick,' says Brit ahead of senior debut in race he won as an under-23 and junior

Tom Pidcock
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Tom Pidcock has been announced as a surprise last-minute addition to Ineos Grenadiers' Paris-Roubaix line-up. 

In a video posted on the team's social media channels, the Brit was shown stepping out of a car and smiling, saying "Roubaix baby". He will join Josh Tarling, Ben Turner, Connor Swift, Ben Swift, AJ August and Elia Viviani at the race on Sunday. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.