• Boardman shows path to break cycle of Manchester's car commuter hell | Tanya Aldred

    5 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    The former Olympic champion hopes to win a different race, all for the public good and improving transport options for all It is a Sherlock Holmes evening in south Manchester. There is a deep fog on an already black night, perfect for tail-coated villains to dart between the wheelie bins. But in a primary school hall the lights are on and a public meeting is taking place about a proposed local cycle route. There are a couple of councillors, engineers, 180 or so members of the public - the irate and the enthusiastic - and a world-record breaking and Olympic winning cyclist: Chris Boardman...
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