Cyclists in Paris enjoy deserted streets as city bans cars for a day (video)

Annual event sees city given over to cyclists and pedestrians

Cyclists ride up a traffc-free Champs-Elysées

(Image credit: Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Cyclists in Paris enjoyed a quiet day on the city's streets on Sunday, as authorities banned cars, lorries, and motorbikes

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.