CTT calls riders to action in opposing ban on cyclists from V718 time trial course

Time trial governing body asks riders to write to Highways England to oppose ban on cyclists from A63 near Hull

Bradley Wiggins in action on the V718 near Hull

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Cycling Time Trials, the governing body in charge of the vast majority of time trials in the UK, says that it will object to an attempt to ban cyclists from the A63, which includes the "ultra-fast" V718 10-mile course, in the "strongest possible terms" as well as issuing guidance on how others can do the same.

In an open letter to riders published on the organisation's website, the CTT Board of Directors set out the reasoning for objecting to Highway England's proposal of a Traffic Restriction Order (TRO) to ban cyclists from the A63 near Hull.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.