Matt LeBlanc admits using his horn to get cyclists out of his way; stops short of 'bumping them with the car'

Cycling campaigners aren't happy with his comments

Matt Le Blanc has spoken of his frustration of being stuck behind cyclists

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Top Gear presenter Matt LeBlanc has been doing the media rounds in recent weeks as the motoring show returns to BBC for another series, with the former Friends star also taking the opportunity to give his opinion on cyclists.

In an interview with Event magazine, LeBlanc, who has a flat in central London, admitted succumbing to road rage when he was held up by cyclists apparently riding side by side (and therefore perfectly legally) on the capital's roads.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.