How much do you know about Olympic cycling?

Test your knowledge of track and road cycling at the Olympic Games, past and present

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games kick off this weekend, and the men's road race is one of the earliest opportunities for someone to take gold.

The hilly race won't necessarily won by a pure climber as there is a long descent and flat run-in to the finish line.

Among the favourites is Tour de France winner Chris Froome, but with the leadership of Team GB apparently still to be decided let's hope Adam Yates gets the chance to lead.

The modern Olympic movement started in 1896 and many events have come and gone in that time, while others have become essential features of any summer games.

This cycling quiz sets out to test your knowledge of two wheeled racing from Olympic Games both past and present.

You can let us know your result on Twitter, Facebook and in the comments below.

All questions and answers are based on stats up to and including London 2012

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online. He is not responsible for misspelled titles on box outs, and he lost the argument about using UK spellings