Rock Shox and Grip Shift: on a wing and a prayer

Andrei Tchmil at the start.

Muddy it was for the 1994 Paris-Roubaix, and rightly so. Forty-eight riders finished this hellish edition as only a hardman could win, Andrei Tchmil!

Many riders opted for the Rock Shox fork suspension, it ruled the day.

Greg LeMond (DNF) used a new Grip Shift... 

Knob control...

for the rear shock.