A huge number of visitors headed to the area to cheer on the Time Trial cyclists and thankfully brief showers just before the Women’s race soon cleared up to leave a mostly dry and sunny day it their wake.
“Feet and flags waiting for Wiggo in Teddington”. Photo: Top Chips.
BBC TV coverage praised fans lining practically the whole Time Trial route – Russian cyclist Denis Menchov is cheered on his journey through Teddington. Photo: Peter Denton.
Brazil’s Magno Prado Nazaret heads towards Diana Fountain in between two walls of spectators. Photo: Deon Scheppel
“A quintessentially Bushy Park image in last 1km of TT” Photo: Jed Leicester.
Chris Froome 1200 metres away from his bronze medal. Photo: John Frye.
Bradley Wiggins on his way to a gold medal, tailed by a camera crew. Photo: Paul Bramwell.
Not long after the Men’s race had finished, workers started dismantling the barriers and putting back street furniture to the roads including some unusual removable traffic islands on Park Road.