Mayor of London's Sky Ride attracts the stars

Mayor of London Skyride 2009, 20 September 2009

Tens of thousands of cyclists are expected to join Mayor of London Boris Johnson in the free ride around the capital on Sunday, September 5.

Boasson Hagen joins Sky team-mates Serge Pauwels, CJ Sutton, Morris Possoni and Davide Vigano on the ride. 

This year's route has been extended to incorporate 15km of traffic-free roads, passing many of London's iconic landmarks, including the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and St Paul's Cathedral.

In addition to the ride, there is a full programme of entertainment centred in St James Park, including live music, cycling display, test track and much more.

To take part, riders must pre-register via the event's official website.

Mayor of London

External links

Sky Ride website

Model and actor Kelly Brook, track superstar Sir Chris Hoy, Team Sky's Edvald Boasson Hagen, BMX world champion Shanaze Reade and Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Romero are just some of the star riders turning up for Sunday's Mayor of London's Sky Ride.