Olympic Road Race and Time Trial comes to the London Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames

Hamton Court will witness both the Olympic Road Race and the Time Trial

Post Race Update

Well, they’ve been and gone and you came out in your thousands to line the streets and cheer them on. The riders even commented that they were amazed by the crowds and the noise!

You can read more about our hopes for an Olympic Cycling Legacy in Richmond (and even see our tweets on suggestions as to what that might be)

We’ve pulled together links below to the best of the photos from the events so you can relive them again. Get in touch if you’d like us to add a link to your gallery.

http://photos.grahamwatson.com/2012RaceUpdates/Olympic-Games-Mens-Road-Race/24461022_pWDZKG#!i=1995575171&k=vXsXJPS

http://www.flickr.com/photos/teddingtontown/sets/72157630789339878

http://twickerati.wordpress.com/2012/08/01/london-2012-mens-time-trial/

http://www.totallyrichmond.co.uk/blog/olympic-cycling-time-trials-in-richmond-borough/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesmerry/

http://www.rebekahphotographer.com/gallery_516968.html

http://chblm.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/olympic-cyclists-in-richmond-park.html

and videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cW2EiRGVueo&feature=youtu.be

Original Post

Both the Olympic Road Race and Time Trial eventsĀ are coming to the Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames in 2012. Here’s an opportunity to see the Olympics up close for free, without having to buy tickts and it may be the opportunity to witness Team GB’s first Gold medal of the games! On Sunday 14th August 2011, the Olympic preparation road race (The London-Surrey Cycle Classic) took place, with the streets of the borough full of spectators cheering on the top cyclists in the world, in a race won by British rider Mark Cavendish.

We’ve created this page to collate useful and interesting information relating to the events and we’ll keep it up to date with the latest information, so don’t forget to check back.

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