Dwars Door Vlaanderen organisers place barriers on cycle path to force riders onto the cobbles

Organisers try to prevent riders breaking rules as was the case in earlier cobbled Classics

Riders on the cycle path next to the Varentstraat section of cobbles at Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne

(Image credit: Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

Organisers of Dwars Door Vlaanderen have taken action to prevent riders making illegal use of cycle paths to avoid cobbles, placing barriers along the path on one section of pavé to force riders onto the cobbles.

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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.