‘Worthy of the Stasi’: British Cycling in Queen’s funeral U-turn after ridicule

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  • Body had originally told public not to use bikes during funeral
  • Amateur cyclists still advised against club rides out of respect

British Cycling has performed a sharp U-turn after its “strong recommendation” that people should not use their bikes at all during the Queen’s funeral was widely mocked.

The sport’s governing quickly reversed its position when reminded that some would need bikes to get to work while the funeral is taking place.

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Written by Sean Ingle
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/sep/13/worthy-of-the-stasi-british-cycling-in-queens-funeral-u-turn-after-ridicule under the title “‘Worthy of the Stasi’: British Cycling in Queen’s funeral U-turn after ridicule”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.