Brompton boss blames rise of MAMILs for road animosity

Brompton boss blames rise of MAMILs for road animosity

Joe Robinson 27 Feb 2019 Butler-Adams also reveals company owed £124,000 from collapse of Evans Cycles The CEO of Brompton has argued that increased animosity between cyclists and motorists on Britain's roads has been fuelled by the rise of cyclists riding their bikes recreationally rather than as purely as a mode of transport. In an interview with The Telegraph published this week, Will Butler-Adams stated that ' cycling as a mode of transport pretty much died' and that the rise of so-called MAMILs (middle-aged men in Lycra) has helped fuel the differences between those on two wheels and those on four. 'The people who brought cycling back to life were the people at the weekend training for their triathlon,' Butler-Adams told The Telegraph . 'They whizz along at 100mph like some hardcore guy, get to work and change out of that funny stuff.' It's a controversial statement from the man ...

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