Kent Cyclepark 'will be fantastic' says Olympics Minister

hugh robertson, mp, olympics, minister, sport

Hugh Robertson, the Minister for Sport and the Olympics, celebrated the start of construction of the biggest cyclepark in the country, when he visited the site at Gravesend in North Kent, this morning.

He then climbed down out of the cab of the digger to extoll  the virtues of this latest asset to cycling in the south east.

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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.