Neville Chanin's funeral at Gloucester on Friday

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Neville Chanin, known for his cheery countenance and appetite for Continental touring, died during the night of April 17/18. He was 74.

Chanin, who was president of Evesham Wheelers Cycling Club, was returning home from France and staying overnight in a B&B in Winchester, where he passed away during his sleep.

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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.