Paris-Roubaix Phrenology.
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Arenberg 68 Monuments

Paris-Roubaix Phrenology.


If you could look inside the mind of a Paris-Roubaix competitor, what would you see?

A rider obsessed, perhaps, with their whole mind focussed on the ordeal ahead. Simultaneously dreaming of glory whilst all too aware of the trials they are set to face, and all the while hoping for the luck that even the greatest rider needs to conquer the greatest one-day classic of them all.

This art print draws inspiration from the Victorian psuedo-science on Phrenology, mapping the function of the different parts of the brain. The rider dreams of the iconic elements of Roubaix - the concrete showers of the velodrome, the cobbled trophy, the dread of rain and fear of punctures - while drawing on symbols for luck: the four-leaved clover, the upside-down 13 and the luckiest dossard of them all, number 51. 


  • Giclee print, archival ink on acid-free, gallery-grade art paper
  • Each print is meticulously hand-trimmed and finished in our print studio


  • Frames are individually handmade by us in our print studio using lovely FSA certified solid hard wood (British Ash) with very high quality Acrylic Glass (hard to tell the difference from real glass)
  • Frames are carefully prepared, taped, sealed (by us) and provided with saw-tooth hangers
  • Each frame includes a smart label on the reverse showing framed by hand by us in our studio
  • Framing available for Medium and Large prints only
  • For mounted prints, we use a Medium (A3) print then mount it in a Large (A2) frame


  • All frames are hand built to order in our studio.  Please allow a 3-5 day turnaround
  • Once ready, all frames are shipped for next day delivery within a one hour time slot
  • Framed prints are dispatched using custom made packaging to ensure safe transit


  • Medium Poster A3 - No Mount - 420x297mm (Frame Size 450x327x34mm)
  • Medium Poster A3 - Mounted - 420x297mm (Frame Size 627x450x34mm)
  • Large Poster A2 - No Mount - 597x420m (Frame Size 627x450x34mm)

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