Naked tandem cyclists struck by passing motorist

Bizarre incident occurred in rural Perthshire, Scotland. Locals said to be shocked by naked pair

Tandem bike
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Investigations are ongoing after a pair of naked cyclists on a tandem cycle ride were struck by a passing motorist, on Monday. 

Police Scotland are investigating the bizarre incident which involved the naked pair cycling happily in the Bridge of Earn near Perth on Monday before being struck by the driver. 

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

As well as on the ground reporting, Tom writes race reports from the men's and women's WorldTour and helps with coverage of UK domestic cycling.