70,000 cyclists have begun registering for Ride London, a family bike ride around the capital's tourist landmarks in August.
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: http://www.prudentialridelondon.co.uk/
More top news
A close associate of hate preacher Anjem Choudary has been jailed for knocking a boy unconscious because he was cuddling his girlfriend.
The tar-like mixture of oil and diesel covered the birds, who were carried away in protective bags to be treated at a sanctuary.
Alin-Cristi Lazar was caught putting the devices on the ticket machines around three stations on the Tube network.