Box Hill declared limited access for Olympic RR

Olympic Games road race route

After missing out on the vast majority of track cycling tickets, prepare to be short-changed at the Olympic road race: you'll need to wear a wristband to get anywhere near the best bits.

The London-Surrey Cycle Classic (August 14), the test event for the 2012 Olympic road race, provides a taste of the restrictions imposed on would-be spectators on two key parts of the route.

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