Paris-Roubaix (Hell of the North)
A relatively well maintained section of cobbles located in Gruson, France. (Carrefor de l'Abre)
Marker located on the route.
Cool view of the cobbles.
Velodrome finish in Roubaix.
Final turn into the finish line in front of grandstand.
Race passes through Houffalize, Belgium.
Great vantage point of the town (Houffalize, Belgium)
The legendary climb Cote de Saint-Roche. (Link to Graham Watson race shot)
Looking back to the town from Cote de Saint-Roche.
A couple of Schlecks from down the road ride here...
The 3rd cycling location I visited will serve as the site of this year's Grand Start to the Tour De France.
2012 TDF Prologue - Liege, Belgium
The 6 km prologue will start at the Parc d'Avroy
Blvd de la Sauveniere
A few cobblestone sections on the course. (Rue de l'Universite)
Course runs alongside the River Meuse
From the Quai Roosevelt Blvd looking up the River Muese
Race advertisements are up!
Course passes by the Palace in the Place Saint-Lambert
More advertisement of the TDF.