Boris Johnson rides a Pinarello

Mayor of London Boris Johnson rides a geared Pinarello road bicycle around an under-construction velodrome. The velodrome is being built for the 2012 Olympics in Olympic Park in Stratford, London, England. Johnson joined British Olympic medalist Sir Chris Hoy for a visit to the velodrome.


LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London rides a road bike in the velodrome, which is still under construction, in the Olympic Park in Stratford on July 27, 2010 in London, England. Today marks two years to go until the London Olympic Games in 2012 and the London 2012 organising committee are launching their appeal for up to 70,000 volunteers to assist in the running of the Games. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London rides a road bike in the velodrome, which is still under construction, in the Olympic Park in Stratford on July 27, 2010 in London, England. Today marks two years to go until the London Olympic Games in 2012 and the London 2012 organising committee are launching their appeal for up to 70,000 volunteers to assist in the running of the Games. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Sir Chris Hoy (L), Olympic gold medal winning track cyclist, Boris Johnson (C), the Mayor of London, and Lord Sebastian Coe (R), the chair of the London 2012 Organising Committee, pose for a photograph with a road bike in the under-construction velodrome in the Olympic Park site in Stratford on July 27, 2010 in London, England. Today marks two years to go until the London Olympic Games in 2012 and the London 2012 organising committee are launching their appeal for up to 70,000 volunteers to assist in the running of the Games. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)