'The second swerve they collided with us and knocked us on the floor' - Naked tandem cyclists recount horror of being struck by motorist

Pair were abused before being struck by driver in Perthshire, Scotland

Colin Unsworth and Sadie Tan, Naked tandem riders
(Image credit: Colin Unsworth and Sadie Tan)

Two naked charity cyclists have recounted the horror of being struck by a swerving motorist in Scotland last week. 

Colin Unsworth and Sadie Tan were riding near Bridge of Earn in Perthshire when they were hit last week, shortly after a volley of abuse had been sent their way. 

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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.