Race the Olympic Road Course

The men's road race is one of the first events following Friday night's Olympic Opening Ceremony, and it presents Great Britain with one of its best chances at a medal. Four of the five racers on the British team racked up a total of seven stage wins at this year's Tour de France, with the squad's biggest hope, Mark Cavendish, notching three of those victories. The final stage of the Tour, in which yellow jersey Wiggins did a monster pull in the closing kilometers to lead out Cavendish for a perfect win, could be a high-profile dress rehearsal for London. The U.S. team—captained by Chris Horner and including Tyler Farrar, Timmy Duggan, Tejay Van Garderen and Taylor Phinney—had their own measures of success at the Tour and will be looking to prevent that from happening with Tyler Farrar.

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