Two fiths of the men's U23 GB team, who are riding today in the UCI World Championships, come from Hackney.
Alex Peters and Tao Geoghegan Hart are lining up for the midday start of the under 23 men's road race in Ponferrada, northern Spain.
Good luck today lads from all at CC Hackney; we know you'll give it your best and do a great job for team GB.
British Cycling's preview:
Under-23 men’s road race – Start time: 12 noon | Map and Profile
Tao Geoghegan Hart
The under-23 men will use the same course as the junior women in the morning, with ten circuits of the 18.2-kilometre circuit deciding the destination of the world title.
Great Britain’s squad comprises Scott Davies, who competes in his first worlds at under-23 level having finished seventh in the 2013 junior men’s event in Italy. Davies is joined by Owain Doull who finished fourth in prestigious under-23 Tour of Flanders and Dan McLay, who produced an impressive performance in the Tour de l’Avenir, sprinting to victory on stage three.
Tao Geoghegan Hart showed his form and ability at the Tour of Britain, the 19-year-old finishing 15th overall, while Alex Peters impressed in the British Cycling Elite Road Series, the Madison Genesis rider winning the opening round and finishing third overall.
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