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Olympic 'Time Trail' tickets delivered

New, unreported event, or LOCOG cock-up?

Here's your Thursday morning snigger: Carlton Reid over at BikeBiz has shared this pic with us, of his highly coveted ticket for the Olympic Time Trail.

Hang on, what's that then? Is Hampton Court being ploughed up as we speak? Are we looking forward to seeing Bradley Wiggins decimate 27 miles of MTB trail at 40mph? Well hell, we'd pay good money for that!

We at roadcc would be the last to throw stones when it comes to the odd typo (Time Trail, Time Trial, you say potato etc.). But given that cycling events at London 2012 are some of the biggest tickets, and are intended to usher in London's Year of Cycling, we suspect there might be some red faces at LOCOG HQ this morning.

Still, what they saved on proofreaders might buy them an extra sheep for a starring role in Danny Boyle's opening ceremony extravaganza.

After an unpromising start, having to be bribed by her parents to learn to ride without stabilisers, Sarah became rather keener on cycling in her university years, and was eventually persuaded to upgrade to proper road cycling by the prospect of a shiny red Italian bike, which she promptly destroyed by trapping a pair of knickers in the rear derailleur. Sarah writes about about cycling every weekend on

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