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Surrey County Council's Alan Flaherty, who has been involved in designing the Olympic road cycle course and helping athletes to test it out, cycles April 20, 2012, in the countryside in Surrey, England. Away from the bustle of London's Olympic stadium, the Summer Games will also showcase the country's postcard perfect rural charms, and highlight centuries of its history. (Associated Press)
Photo by: Kirsty Wigglesworth
Surrey County Council's Alan Flaherty, who has been involved in designing the Olympic road cycle course and helping athletes to test it out, cycles April 20, 2012, in the countryside in Surrey, England. Away from the bustle of London's Olympic stadium, the Summer Games will also showcase the country's postcard perfect rural charms, and highlight centuries of its history. (Associated Press)

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