Chester Strava menace: cyclists told to calm down or lose access


The traffic-free walking and cycling path that links England to Wales close to the city of Chester was only opened in July after talks between local councils, the Ministry of Defence, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Sustrans and local landowners.

But there are reports of a large volume of cyclists clashing with pedestrians, with some riders using the path to chase personal best times across segments. One popular portion has been labelled as "Firing Range to Burton Point Across Fresh Tarmac".

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