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Devon children take on part of the Tour of Britain

Children get a taster of stage 6 of the Tour of Britain Credit: ITV News

Devon School children received a very special preview of the Tour of Britain today cycling the start and finish of what will be the sixth stage of the race.

On Friday September 9th the world's top cycling teams and riders will race from Sidmouth to the summit of Haytor on Dartmoor.

Thousands lined the street in Sidmouth for the start of the race in 2013 Credit: ITV News

The stage is a repeat of 2013 - that year almost 250,000 spectators lined the county's roads.

These children from Sidmouth are looking forward to seeing the stars in action.