Stolen gulley covers add to pot holes hazard in Surrey

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Just when Surrey cyclists thought it was safe to go back on to the roads - having noted where all the potholes are - thieves have created another hazard!

They have nicked 536 gulley  covers and drain covers so far this year, leaving gaping holes in the road.

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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.