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"We're guessing you're probably going to be drunk ... Please don't try and get in at 4am"...

If you were in halls at university, you may know the feeling ... the night before your last exam, flatmates on a different course who have been out celebrating  finishing theirs drunkenly barge into your room in the middle of the night after mistaking it for their own. Now, imagine we're not on campus but at the Olympic village in Rio, and you need a good night's sleep before racing for gold the following day.

That's the scenario that led to Team GB's women's track cyclists put a polite note on the door leading to their accommodation on Friday gently reminding the men's team pursuit quartet, out toasting their dramatic victory over Australia, that they had the wrong room.

Owain Doull, who won gold alongside Sir Bradley Wiggins, Ed Clancy and Steven Burke on Friday, tweeted a picture of the note yesterday.

 

 

And it turns out the note even served its purpose.

 

 

Born in Scotland, Simon moved to London aged seven and now lives in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds with his miniature schnauzer, Elodie. He fell in love with cycling one Saturday morning in 1994 while living in Italy when Milan-San Remo went past his front door. A daily cycle commuter in London back before riding to work started to boom, he's been news editor at road.cc since 2009. Handily for work, he speaks French and Italian. He doesn't get to ride his Colnago as often as he'd like, and freely admits he's much more adept at cooking than fettling with bikes.