The UK are one of the dominant nations in track and road cycling, winning numerous Olympic and World titles and the 2012 Tour de France in the form of Bradley Wiggins. A member of the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games Hall of Fame, Wiggins represented Camden as a youngster before going on to become one of the UK's most celebrated sportsmen.
2012 Olympic team pursuit gold medallist Joanna Rowsell is also a former London Youth Games competitor, having competed for Sutton in 2004.
Every year Britain hosts world class events such as the Tour of Britain on the roads and the Track Cycling World Cup. With the new Olympic Velodrome built in London, the opportunities for young cyclists in the capital are expanding.
The London Youth Games cycling disciplines consist of the road individual time trial and BMX racing, has been introduced as a scoring sport in 2013.
British Cycling is the governing body for the sport and works throughout the sport from encouraging people to get on a bike for th efirst time to preparing our top athletes.