Cycling made illegal in Black Hawk, Colorado

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Colorado, famous as a centre for cycle sport in the USA, is now also famous for having one of its towns make cycling illegal -  to "promote safety".

This is, Black Hawk, population 100, founded in the 1850s Gold Rush is one of several towns in Gregories Gulch.

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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.