Top five Olympic road race alternative viewing spots

Richmond Park, London-Surrey Cycle Classic 2011

Tickets for the men's and women's Olympic road cycling events went on sale today, including 15,000 for the managed areas on Box Hill in Surrey. 

Even if you weren't one of the lucky ones to get your hands on tickets though the notorious official processing system, you can still enjoy the race for free.

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.