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After racing around the steep slopes of the velodrome at terrifying speeds you would think nothing would faze Victoria Pendleton.

But the London 2012 gold medal winner and Team GB's Queen of the Track admitted she considered cycling in the streets of the capital a risk too far.

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Cycling ace Victoria Pendleton said she's taking her role in Strictly Come Dancing seriously - and she's got the blisters to prove it.

The London 2012 cycling gold medalist drew a huge crowd to Canary Wharf's Jubilee Place for Thursday's book signing with a queue forming over four hours before her performance.

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The queen of the track, Victoria Pendleton, is heading to Canary Wharf next month to publicise a book about her life.

The 31-year-old, who retired from cycling following this summer's gold and silver medals at London 2012, will be appearing at Jubilee Place shopping mall on September 13.

hoyBeijing.jpgOlympic Gold medallists Sir Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton will head a world class field for the UCI Track Cycling World Cup later this month.

The event at the Olympic velodrome will take place from 16-19 February and will be one of the most eagerly anticipated 2012 test events.