Major London cycle route named after Tao Geoghegan Hart

Beryl Burton and Maurice Burton will also adorn the names of two routes in the capital

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A major cycle lane in London is to be renamed after local star and Giro d’Italia victor Tao Geoghegan Hart.

The Ineos Grenadiers rider won the Italian Grand Tour in October in thrilling fashion, starting the race as Geraint Thomas’ key domestique and ending it by claiming the pink jersey on the final stage.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.