Victoria Pendleton visits Royles

Olympic medallist greets fans in her home town

Wilmslow resident, Victoria Pendleton, was at the Royles store next to the Kings Arms roundabout in Wilmslow to sign autographs and pose for photos with fans who 

The Cheshire cycling Olympian, who is appearing in the latest series of the BBC show Strictly Come Dancing, accompanied the Gatorade Hit Squad on a two-hour ride following a route around the country lanes nearby.

Andrew Royle, commented "we're extremely excited to be welcoming a 2012 Olympic champion to our cycling store this weekend, particularly as we're able to offer the opportunity for one of our valued customers to ride with her through the Cheshire lanes.

"This also provides an opportunity for the local community to meet Victoria, soon after her success at London 2012" adding that "hopefully this will help to encourage the next generation of world champions and allow us to play our part in delivering the legacy the London 2012 games."

If you were there on the day, the Gatorade Facebook page is the place for official photos - see if you can spot yourself!

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