Jeremy Vine criticises ‘anti-cycling’ London council after ‘horror show’ journey with wife

Vine brands Kensington and Chelsea council a ‘disgrace’ regarding lack of safe cycling infrastructure

A cyclist using a cycle lane in London
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Jeremy Vine has publicly slammed the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council (RKBC), accusing them of being “anti cyclist”. 

In a video which he shared on twitter, the BBC presenter added a damning message attacking the “anti-cycling” attitude of the council. The video shows Vine and his wife cycling along the Chelsea Embankment from Kensington, where there is no cycle path. 

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

As well as on the ground reporting, Tom writes race reports from the men's and women's WorldTour and helps with coverage of UK domestic cycling.