WANTED: old pros, elite and first cats for Newport Nocturne

Sean Kelly Sid Barras Les West Newport Nocturne

Former pros and elite and first cat riders are wanted for Britain's original nocturne in Newport, Shropshire, on Saturday night, September 4.

A few years ago a 14,000 crowd saw Sean Kelly outsprint Sid Barras in a thrilling and unique Past Masters Race on the exciting town centre circuit with its tricky turn around the church tower.

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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.