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Old 12-03-14, 02:43 PM
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Paris - Roubaix, April 12, 2015- looking for partners for spectating

I'm new here so I'm not positive about the best section to post for this. Please let me know if I should try another section- Pro Cycling, etc.

I live in Canada but I'm going to be in Europe right before Paris - Roubaix. Race day is April 12, 2015. I'd like to meet up with other fans for the race day and travel to the race locations. If you're interested send me a message.

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Old 12-04-14, 08:14 AM
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A hint from several times visiting the Tour de France: get a good, detailed map of the region you'll be visiting (Michelin, etc.) and use the back roads to access the race course. Usually the route is closed hours in advance (maybe even a day in advance) and it can be challenging to get to vantage points. Using small back roads will get you close to prime viewing areas without having to walk or bike long distances.

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Hey radroll -- Are you still looking? I'm going to be in Belgium and am trying to figure out a way to follow the race too. Just started looking and so far have found only overnight trips that cost far more than I'm interested in paying.

I'm not averse to a bus tour day trip but haven't found one yet. Has anyone done one of those? Do the buses have special access to guarantee reaching the velodrome? Any ideas or info folks might have would be appreciated.
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Originally Posted by radroll View Post
I'm new here so I'm not positive about the best section to post for this. Please let me know if I should try another section- Pro Cycling, etc.

I live in Canada but I'm going to be in Europe right before Paris - Roubaix. Race day is April 12, 2015. I'd like to meet up with other fans for the race day and travel to the race locations. If you're interested send me a message.

Robin
You should post in the "long distance" section. That's where the randonneurs hang out.
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