Caerphilly MP stands by Velothon Wales criticism

Wayne David MP says Velothon Wales was an 'appallingly organised event' and reiterated his wish that the race does not come through his constituency again

Velothon Wales 2015

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Caerphilly MP Wayne David has defended his criticism of the Velothon Wales event, despite coming under fire from cyclists on social media.

Mr David said earlier in June that he hoped the event, which saw over 13,000 riders take part, would not come through his constituency again next year after local residents and businesses were affected.

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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.