Eastway finale this weekend

(Image credit: Richard Baybutt)

The curtain comes down on 30 years of racing at Eastway Cycle Circuit this Saturday (October 21) with a full programme of events.

The circuit in the Lea Valley is to be bulldozed to make way for the 2012 Olympic site, and, despite the guarantee of a new circuit, post Olympics, British cycling will this weekend lose one of its best used facilities.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.