Welsh MP: I hope Velothon Wales will not come through my constituency again

Wayne David says the Velothon caused huge disruption and near chaos in his constituency, as businesses were forced to close and residents were unable to use the roads

Velothon Wales 2015 (Andy Jones)

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

MP for Caerphilly, Wayne David, has slammed the Velothon Wales event which saw 15,000 cyclists riding though his constituency at the weekend, claiming the ride caused 'chaos'.

Roads were closed around the 174km route, which caused such consternation among local residents that tacks were laid on the road, causing injuries to riders and damage to cars.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.