Olympic road race 2008 Wrubleski crash

The number of cyclists injured in collisions has risen by just under a quarter in the last five years, according to a statement made by government health minister Ben Bradshaw and reported by the Evening Standard.

Bradshaw said that 13,368 cyclists were admitted to hospitals in England during 2006-2007. This is an increase of 23.8 per cent over the 2002-2003 figure of 10,795, but a decrease on the figure of 13,533 for 2004-2005.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.