London Olympic velopark plans

By Easter Monday, 1,400 people had signed the Eastway Users Group (EUG) petition asking the Mayor of London to call-in the Olympic Park Legacy planning application.

EUG, whose road and mtb circuit were closed to make way for the 2012 Games, are objecting to the Olympic Delivery Authority?s decision to cut the Olympic Legacy Velopark from the promised 34 hectares to 10.

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Keith Bingham joined the Cycling Weekly team in the summer of 1971, and retired in 2011. During his time, he covered numerous Tours de France, Milk Races and everything in-between. He was well known for his long-running 'Bikewatch' column, and played a pivotal role in fighting for the future of once at-threat cycling venues such as Hog Hill and Herne Hill Velodrome.