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Video: Doncaster cyclist faces biggest test of career

When you think of cobbles I'm sure many of you think Coronation Street - the most famous covering of any road in the land.

But if you're a top cyclist you'd look further afield - to France in fact - for a really tough race which starts in Paris and is nicknamed "the hell of the north".

Doncaster cyclist Russell Downing, who fulfills a childhood dream by riding his first Spring classic this weekend, has been preparing for the big one on different cobbles - at Roche Abbey near Maltby as Chris Dawkes reports.