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Sport England yesterday awarded a record £24.3 million to British Cycling for grass roots cycling development over the next four years. This brings the total invested in cycling in the past month to a staggering £50 million.

Early in December, the Sports Lottery awarded £26.92 million for British Cycling?s 2012 Olympic programme, reward for cycling topping Team GB?s medal table in Beijing.

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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.