Full points for City style have to go to Keith Henderson, who finished first in the five-lap folding bike race while dressed in a sharp black suit.
And what could be more London than the Nocturne’s inaugural race fought out on Boris bikes? It was won after a furious sprint by Ryan Carus, although in the spirit of the capital’s mayor, many competitors seemed simply intent on enjoying themselves.
As darkness fell, it was down to the most serious sporting business, and Tobyn Horton rode to a powerhouse victory in the Elite Criterium. Nicola Juniper won the women’s Criterium.