A Metro journalist has written the most ridiculous anti-cycling column yet

Metro's blog coordinator Yvette Caster caused a bit of controversy on Thursday when she published an anti-cyclist story. We break it down line-by-line

Those of you who pick up a copy of the Metro newspaper on your commute to work, you'll know it's normally a bastion of high quality news, but a recent online post by Metro 'blog coordinator' Yvette Caster saw the publication hit a bit of a low.

Getting people to click on your stories is sometimes pretty hard as an online journalist, so when Ms Caster trawled the Clickbait Database and entitled her story 'Cyclists are a menace and should be banned from the roads' she must have sat back and rubbed her hands in glee.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.