Uphill cobbled sector added to 2016 Paris-Roubaix

Hameau du Buat returns to Paris-Roubaix after a three-year absence, testing riders with a short uphill cobbled sector

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As if Paris-Roubaix wasn't hard enough, race organisers have added an uphill cobbled sector to the 2016 race on April 10.

The sector at Hameau du Buat returns after a three-year absence and will challenge riders 127km into the 257.5km race in northern France.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.