No speed limit at RideLondon after all, but participants reminded it is not a race

22mph safety car speed was sent out in error

RideLondon The Mall
(Image credit: Alamy)

There will be no speed limit automatically imposed on riders at the RideLondon-Essex 100 after all. 

The organiser has sent a reply to at least one participant, explaining that the idea of a safety car travelling at 22mph was announced "in error". 

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.