British Cycling challenges mayoral candidates to make London safer for cyclists

General cycling, commuting

British Cycling president Brian Cookson has published an open letter to the candidates for this year's London mayoral elections, asking what they are doing for cyclists in the capital.

The mayoral elections take place on May 3 2012, and the number of serious accidents and deaths involving cyclists in London has pushed cyclists' safety up the political agenda.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.