Jane Tomlinson, the terminal cancer sufferer who last year cycled across America to raise funds for charity, has been given a CBE in today?s Queen?s Birthday Honours list.

Tomlinson completed her epic 4,200-mile ride across America in September 2006. Prior to that she has cycles from Land?s End to John O?Groats, and from Rome to her home town of Leeds to raise money for cancer charities.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.