RideLondon 2013

Boris Johnson, and Olympic gold medallist, Laura Trott have announced the official RideLondon route for 2013. Plans for the two day cycling festival were announced just after the Olympics and rides for cyclists of all abilities.

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Cyclists start to register for RideLondon 2013

70,000 cyclists have begun registering for Ride London, a family bike ride around the capital's tourist landmarks in August.

Boris Johnson and Laura Trott announcing the initiative during last summer's Olympics Credit: PA

London's Mayor Boris Johnson and Olympic gold medallist Laura Trott announced the route for both the fun event on August 3rd and a 100 mile road race featuring world class elite cyclists and amateurs the following day.

Claiming that the cycle was invented in London 200 years ago, the Mayor revealed at the launch that he will ride the main event himself along with 20,000 fellow cyclists.

Up to a quarter of a million spectators may line the route generating millions of pounds for the London economy.

You can find out how to register here:

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