A farmer attacked a cyclist with a farmyard billhook during a road rage row over the victim failing to use a dedicated bike lane.
Robert Fell clashed with the cyclist when he was forced to overtake him whilst the cycleway running parallel to the road stood empty, a court heard.
During the exchange, the victim, aged in his 30s, told the 66-year-old farmer: 'You're too close' whilst riding down the carriageway.
Fell, who was just yards away from home, wound down the window of his VW Transport Van and said: 'Well get on the cycle path then!'. READ MORE: Racist who abused neighbours for years, called them 'scum' and threatened to attack their children spared jail But the cyclist followed Fell back to his nearby farm in Millington on theRead more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk