james berry

THE lorry which shed a wheel that killed schoolboy cycling star James Berry was found to have 28 additional defects and was unfit to be on the road, the High Bailiff?s Court in the Isle of Man heard recently.

Yet because of delays in enacting transport legislation in the Manx Government, the Tynwald, truck companies can still operate unregulated two and half years after the fatality.

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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.