Stunt mountain bike rider and Britain's Got Talent contestant Joe Oakley from Derbyshire is backing today's safe cycling event.
A cycle safety event is being held in Derby today, bringing cyclists and drivers together to look at challenges on the road.
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The father of Lincolnshire schoolboy Ryan Smith, who was left in a coma for four months after a cycling accident, will talk to students later about the importance of wearing a helmet.
Mark Smith has petitioned to force cyclists to wear a helmet, but was unsuccessful in getting MPs to bring in tougher new rules.
Ryan Smith was 16 when he was knocked off his bike riding to his summer job in Grantham. He woke up from his coma in November four months after his accident.
A package of improvements to cycling routes in parks and river valleys in Birmingham is due before the city council's cabinet today.
The £1.7million Green Routes plan is part of the wider Birmingham Cycle Revolution project.
It comes a month after councillors approved improvements to 30km of canal towpaths.
The National Cyclo-Cross Championships is being held in Derby this weekend.
The first race will start at 09:30am at Moorways Sports Centre on Moor Lane.
There will be around 700 cyclists competing in nine different races across the weekend.
Birmingham's canal network could become more cycle friendly if £6.3 million of improvements are approved by the city council's cabinet today.
The proposals form part of the wider Birmingham Cycle Revolution project - which won £17 million of funding from the government in August this year.
A cycle safety event has been held in Derby today, bringing cyclists and drivers together to look at challenges on the road.
Dave Brailsford, the man who steered British cycling to Olympic and Tour de France success, told ITV News Central that the event is a "good thing" for the respect of cyclists and drivers.
Cyclists and lorry drivers are in Derby today to learn how they can stay safe on the roads.