GB stars preparing for Olympic test event in Surrey as team line-ups are confirmed

Dan Lloyd, world champs 2009, road race

Britain's WorldTour cyclists are converging on Surrey tonight to begin their preparations for Sunday's Olympic test event.

As well as the dummy run of the race, Team GB are also treating the London-Surrey Cycle Classic as a rehearsal for next year's Games, with their plans for the weekend mirroring the arrangements for next July as closely as possible.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.