MP condemns 'sensationalist' BBC cycling documentary

General cycling, commuting

A member of parliament has branded a forthcoming BBC documentary about cyclists and drivers as "stupid, sensationalist, simplistic, irresponsible nonsense".

The 'War on Britain's Roads' will be broadcast on Wednesday, and includes footage of irresponsible behaviour of road users which the BBC calls "the battle that is raging between two-wheeled road users and their four-wheeled counterparts".

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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.