Chris Hoy calls for end to cyclist and motorist 'them and us' mentality
The Olympian Sir Chris Hoy has called for a change in the “them and us” language used when describing cyclists and motorists.
Hoy, 11 times a cycling world champion and six times an Olympic champion, said it was wrong to portray them as two camps.
He called for the media to stop reporting incidents along the lines of “a cyclist was hit by a motorist” or there was “a confrontation between a taxi driver and a cyclist”.
“We are people trying to get around, whether you choose to go on foot, cycle, taxi whatever, we are people trying to get from A to B,” he told the Cheltenham literature... read more
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