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Live blog: Belgium's word of the year? "Murderstrip" - a painted bike lane, pump track cycle lane, Geraint Thomas the Grogg + more

After the BBC's blunder of editing out G's Welsh flag as he celebrates his TDF victory, national pride is restored after we spotted that he's proving so popular as a Grogg you'll have to wait five months for one!...

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Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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