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RideLondon weekend sees more than 100,000 cycle capital’s streets

After 2016’s heavy delays and safety issues, this year’s event runs more smoothly, with about 24,000 cycling full 100-mile route

The huge annual RideLondon cycling event, which was beset by long delays last year after a series of crashes, has run notably more smoothly on Sunday after organisers brought in a series of new safety measures.

The 2016 event saw thousands of riders forced to stop for up to two hours almost halfway around the 100-mile version of the route after an entrant crashed into a tree at speed, requiring an air ambulance to land.

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