'Go by bike' EU vice-president tells Europe

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'Go by bike in the city, not by car', that was the message from Margot Wallstrom, Vice-President of the European Commission on Saturday.

She was in London to take part in a celebration bike ride to commemorate Sweden taking over the presidency of the EU.

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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.