2012 Olympics London Cycling Route Announced

The London 2012 Olympics road cycling route was confirmed late last week.

The Olympic road cycling route will start and end in Central London, crossing the river Thames and travelling through South West London and the Surrey Hills in between.

London landmarks along the new 138-kilometre route include:

Read more about this on www.insidethegames.biz

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  1. Richmond says:

    That is a brilliant, well thought out route showing off both the urban and green sides of London to the world. The loop down to Surrey has some good climbs too and is a popular cycling route. I can’t wait to watch in Richmond Park!

  2. Glen says:

    Is there anywhere where the route is shown on a map? I know that almost none of the names/places mentioned in the articles mean nothing to me so it would be nice to be able to see it on a map to put it in perspective. Not everyone is familiar with Bushy Park and Putney.

    Glen, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

  3. Andy Jackson says:

    A map of the route has just been published http://www.london2012.com/documents/venue-documents/cycling-road-race-route.pdf. The loops round Box Hill should be good!

  4. Kingston says:

    It’s a nice combination of urban and country, flat and hilly. Was at Box Hill for the press launch today and although it was a foggy and wet day it was great to think ahead to the summer of next year and imagine the people lining the sides of the roadds cheering the riders on.

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