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Paris Roubaix Challenge 2024

Saturday, April 6

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3 nights


Choice of Distances


$469 USD

Why Book This Trip?

Experience the most famous one day race in the world and the most brutal sportive of the year in one weekend. Choose from 3 Sportive distances and ride the cobbles, finishing in Roubaix’s famous velodrome. 

Long Distance event

The 105 mile event is back in 2024 for experienced cyclists who expect to average 13.2 miles/hour over the distance (including 31 miles of cobblestones).  Entries are limited as the Paris–Roubaix Femmes takes place here on the same day.   

2024 Paris Roubaix

The day after the Roubaix Challenge you can watch as the pros take on the cobbles. Several viewing options are available with Sportive Breaks. 

Spread your payments: Our payment plan is an interest-free payment method where you will have the opportunity to spread payment for your booking.

Hotel in Roubaix: Our hotels are well-located in Roubaix within easy riding distance of the velodrome.

Entries with choice of distance available: Choose from all sportive distances. All Sportives start and finish at Roubaix Velodrome apart from the long distance start which is in Busigny. Transfer to start included with 105 mile sportive (90 minutes).

Watch the Pros in the Velodrome: Inside velodrome access on Sunday included. 

Bike rental: Rent from $175 for the weekend. Mechanic on hand for fitting.

Non-rider discount: Supporters and riders who have secured their own entry receive a discount of $60

“Entry Only” available: Purchase an entry without hotel. All distances start and finish in Roubaix apart from long distance which starts in Busigny (90 mins from Roubaix). Long distance entry includes transportation to the start in Busigny.

What's Included?


Hotel in Roubaix

Meals Included



To Long Distance (105 Mile) Start (90mins)

Guided Rides

Friday PM and Sunday

Pro Race Spectator options

Access to the inside area of the velodrome included on Sunday


On hand all weekend

Bike Storage

In room at B&B hotel

Velodrome access on Pro race day

Access to the inside area of the velodrome included

Sportive Entry

All distances available

Bike Rental

From $175 for the weekend


Airport transfers at set times at $60 one way/$120 return

Highlights from the Past Event


Day To day

Arrive at your hotel in Roubaix today.   A transfer from (BRU) Brussels Airport is available at 11:00 AM.  Private transfers at other times can be arranged. Your race packet & entry will be delivered to your hotel.  A mechanic is available to fit your rental bike or help you build your bike.  At 2:00PM our guided ride over the cobbles will allow you to test your bike and your skills.  Our guide will share their tips for your ride tomorrow.

As the elite women tackle Paris Roubaix, you will ride your own “Hell of the North”, challenged by the cobbled sections of “Carrefour de l’Arbre” and the “Trouée d’Arenberg” and finishing, with bragging rights, at the Roubaix velodrome. Dinner tonight is at the hotel. 


Long route: Transfer leaves our hotel in Roubaix at 5:00 AM.  It is a rolling start between 7:00 AM and and 7:30 AM in Busigny. Transfer is approximately 90 minutes.


Medium and short route: Start at the Roubaix velodrame any time between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Two options are available to catch the pro race:


  1. Full-day guided cycling trip to watch the pros tackle the cobbles.  You will not be at the finish to see who crosses first.
  2. Leisurely morning in town before seeing the finish at the track center of the Roubaix Velodrome

Dinner at the hotel.  Mechanics available to help pack your bike for travel.


After breakfast, a transfer to (BRU) Brussels Airport is available at 9:00 AM at additional cost. Please book flights that depart after 1:00 PM. 

More About the Event

There are 3 Paris Roubaix Sportive distaces (43, 90 & 105 miles), all of which finish in the famous Roubaix velodrome. The short & medium Sportives will start in the velodrome while the long distance sets off from Busigny (17 miles from Roubaix).  Sportive Breaks will transport all long distance riders & bikes to their start. Ride the Hell of the North and its fabled cobbled sectors, including the Carrefour de l’Arbre and the Trouée d’Arenberg.  The rides increase in difficulty as they get longer but, with 3 routes to chose from, there is a challenge for every rider.

Long Route105 miles2693ft4/5
Medium Route90 miles1374ft3/5
Short Route43 miles820ft1/5


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You are in safe hands

We have a team of highly experienced professionals who have been organizing cycling trips for more than 25 years.

Logistics covered

We know the routes and we know the roads. We know how the event works and the best hotels for the start and finish. We organize everything for you; transfers, bike transport, additional fuel stops, local guides, mechanical support and more.

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