Newcastle's riding high this week after the Prime Minister confirmed it is one of just eight cities in the UK that will receive millions of pounds in funding to boost cycling.
But there are already serious concerns about whether the money is enough and whether it will be spent on the right things.
Gregg Easteal reports.
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Middlesbrough have slipped from 1st to 3rd in the Championship today.
Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast
Mostly fine and dry with sunny spells for the rest of Saturday. Cloudier, cooler with the risk of rain/drizzle into Sunday