Cycling commuter Graham Hindle says he has been forced into driving 40 miles from Reading to Chiswick because First Great Western have introduced an unworkable cycle reservation system.

He used to ride to Reading station and board a train with his bike at about 6am. Then he would cycle from London Paddington across the city to his work at Canary Wharf, returning by the same means each evening.

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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.