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We've been fooled. In the 40 years I have reported on the tortuous business of cycle campaigning, no British town - with perhaps the exception of the London Cycle Network, and that's mostly on back streets - has yet managed to build a half-decent cycle network worthy of the name.

Over this same period the Dutch have revolutionised cycling, reversing a decline in the 1960s with a nationwide strategy that has resulted in 28 per cent of trips being made by bike today, compared to less than two per cent in Britain. But Britain has shunned Dutch expertise.

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