Road Olympic Test Event To Go Ahead

Road Olympic Test Event To Go Ahead


The London Olympic Organising Committee (Locog) has confirmed that Sunday's Road cycling Olympic test event, the London-Surrey Cycle Classic, will go ahead despite recent disturbances in the capital.

Mark Cavendish will be amongst the riders in London

A spokesman for Locog commented: "Olympic test events are currently going ahead as planned." The 1.2 graded race, which is 140km long, is being hailed as one of the most exciting and high profile of the London 2012 test events, passing through six London boroughs, four Royal Parks and a looped route around Box Hill in Surrey.

A number of the best riders in the world will be present as well as a host of Britain's top teams including Cyclepremier - Mataltek, Endura , Motorpoint, Rapha-Condor-Sharp, Sigma Sport, Team Raleigh, Twenty3c-Orbea, Team Corley.

The race starts at 9am and ends by 1pm at the Mall in central London. To find out more about the event visit the official site.