Potholes are a huge concern of cyclists on rural lanes
2 million potholes repaired last year News
Over £100m was spent filling potholes in England and Wales last year, and over £15m paid out in compensation to those injured or their vehicles damaged, according to new figures from the Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance survey, published today.
Hazardous road surface around a drain - similar to that hit by Martyn Uzzell
Cyclist killed due to pothole, says coroner News
The cyclist, Martyn Uzzell, hit the pothole in North Yorkshire, and was thrown into the path of an oncoming car. His widow called on the local authority to repair the roads properly in advance of the arrival of le Tour de France in 2014.
New York track built through maintenance work. Photo D Passmore (CC licence)
CTC calls on councils to fund cycle facilities through road maintenance programmes News
As the Government proposes a £50m fund for maintaining pedestrian and cycling routes, CTC calls for councils to maximise the synergies between their cycling programmes and their planned road maintenance budgets.
The River Wey and towpath - normally a cycle route
Cycling through the floods Blog
The last few weeks of flooding have brought challenges and dangers, and shows how fragile our cycling infrastructure is. Chris Peck examines some of the problems the flooded conditions have brought - and asks for your experiences.

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