Video: Football stars take to cycling

Former England football stars Geoff Thomas, Lee Dixon, John Salako and Mark Bright joined 2004 Paris-Roubaix and Tour de France stage winner Magnus Backstedt for a London to Paris warm-up ride for Cycling Weekly magazine.

You can watch a YouTube clip of the ride by clicking the play button on the panel below.

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You can read the full article in this week’s Cycling Weekly magazine, May 26 2011 issue, on sale from Thursday.