Safety issues raised after Etape Cymru

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A number of participants in Sunday's inaugural ‘Etape Cymru' sportive have voiced their concern over the safety and organisation of the event

Riders have reported a number of crashes and injuries, along with insufficient supplies of food and water at the feed zones and poor signage at critical points along the course.

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.