Stage 9

Sunday July 15 2018 - Arras to Roubaix - 154 km Cobbles

Stage 9 from Arras to Roubaix pays homage to the Classic race Paris-Roubaix. The stage features 15 sectors of cobbles, with sectors of up to 2.1 kms in length, the stage will finish in the iconic Roubaix velodrome. This stage will be a key stage for the GC riders, who will have no choice but to ride at the front of race to stay in contention and out of trouble. Time gaps could open up here, even before the race hits the mountains.