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The Independent - 4 December 2012

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4 December 2012
Cyclists hit out at depiction of the war on Britain’s roads in BBC documentary by Simon Usborne in The Independent.

Ian Austin, the Labour MP and chair of the all-party cycling group in parliament, has called the film “irresponsible nonsense,” while Roger Geffen of the cyclists’ group, the CTC, has accused the BBC of portraying cycling as “an activity solely for battle-hardened males with helmets and cameras”. He added: “This hostile stereotyping merely scares mums, children and others back into their cars.”


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