Northern Rock Cyclone places upped to 5,000

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Organisers of the 2011 Northern Rock Cyclone Challenge cyclo-sportive have upped the number of available places to 5,000 after intense demand.

Since entries to the event (held on Saturday June 25 2011) opened on the first day of November, over 500 have already signed up, double the amount at this stage last year. In total, 3,500 riders signed up for the 2010 event.

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Nigel Wynn
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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.