Paris-Roubaix – the only reason why Tom Boonen is still riding

It doesn’t matter how great you are or how many times you’ve won, in the blink of an eye, even the most storied of cycling careers can come to an end. For four-time Paris-Roubaix winner, Tom Boonen, this has almost happened several times over the past 15 years of his career. Injury, however, has failed to set Tommeke back in his quest for a fifth Roubaix title. And with his return to the cobbles close at hand, we followed him to give you a behind-the-scenes look at his preparation for Roubaix and to gain insight as to what still motivates this most legendary of Classics specialists.