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Saddle up on Cycle Friday for chance to present Tour of Britain jersey

PUBLISHED: 13:00 16 September 2009 | UPDATED: 14:53 05 October 2010

CYCLISTS are offered an extra incentive to saddle up for the Cycle Friday scheme which leaves from six points in the city including Mile End Park. Everyone who joins the 8am bike ride to work this Friday will be entered into a draw to present the winning

CYCLISTS are offered an extra incentive to saddle up for the Cycle Friday scheme which leaves from six points in the city including Mile End Park.

Everyone who joins the 8am bike ride to work this Friday will be entered into a draw to present the winning jersey to a professional cyclist at this Saturday's Tour of Britain final stage.

Everyone taking part in this week's Cycle Friday rides will be automatically entered into the draw for the prize, which also includes a pair of tickets to the Tour of Britain's VIP hospitality area at Victoria Embankment.

Thousands of people are expected to turn out on Saturday to watch the competitors including London born Olympic medallist Bradley Wiggins compete in the Tour of Britain cycle race, which is finishing its eight day UK tour in the capital.

The following day, London's weekend of cycling will continue with the Mayor of London's Skyride on a 15km car free route e which takes riders past Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral and The Tower of London and will feature St James Park and views of the River Thames


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