Petition started to stop time trials on A50

A petition, which has the support of an MP and over 100 signatures, has caused a stir in the time trial community in Staffordshire and Derbyshire

Michael Hutchinson, men's winner, British National 25-mile time trial 2011

Time-trial cyclists in Staffordshire and Derbyshire are the subject of a petition that has garnered the support of an MP and over 100 signatures.

The A50 is regularly used as a competitive route in time-trials and for training runs. Though legal to ride on the stretch road, Uttoexeter resident Amanda Brooks is encouraging the Department of Transport ( to stop cyclists using the A50 for competitions.

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