Riders take risk over level crossing during Paris-Roubaix (video)

A number of riders continued across the railway tracks after the barriers had come down, but avoid disqualification

The chaos of the cobbles was far from the only risky moment for some riders during the 2015 Paris-Roubaix, with a number making the mad move across railway tracks closed off by a level crossing barrier, which came down as the peloton rode across.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).