Disaster has been avoided after cyclists in the Paris-Roubaix classic missed an oncoming high-speed train by just seconds.
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Whilst trying to close the gap on the leading pack, cyclists in the peloton rode around barriers which came down as a speed train bound for Paris approached a crossing in Wallers in the north-east of France, according to the BBC.
Several riders were hit by the closing barriers before a police motorcycle intervened and stopped more riders from crossing in front of the train.
The peloton was made to wait for around 30 seconds before being allowed to cross after the train had passed:
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