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Cycling Weekly has drawn Sustrans' attention to two potentially lethal road junctions on a newly opened section of their National Cycle Network in Surrey. This is on route 22 at Headley Village, which at this point also forms part of the Surrey Cycle Route. Both are signed, the Sustrans route in blue, Surrey?s in brown.

Surrey has created a number of questionable cycle facilities over the years to the consternation of local cycling campaign groups. So when they put a cycle route through this hazardous junction it was par for the course. But when Sustrans followed suit that really surprised me because everyone knows their mantra is about creating safe cycle routes. This particular section is most certainly far from safe, even for experienced riders.

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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.