Philip Hindes, left, Jason Kenny, centre, and Chris Hoy take gold in the Olympic men's team sprint.

London 2012: in cheering Team GB we can enjoy a new model of patriotism

Philip Hindes, left, Jason Kenny, centre, and Chris Hoy take gold in the Olympic men's team sprint.

Team GB Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner

Team GB Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner

Team GB's golden couple

Team GB's golden couple

Their haul of medals makes them equals on the bike, but off the track it is a different story for British cycling’s golden couple Jason Kenny and Laura Trott - at least when it comes to money.

How two Team GB data analysts saved Jason Kenny during farcical keirin final in Rio Games

How two Team GB data analysts saved Jason Kenny during farcical keirin final in Rio Games

It was the moment a nation held its breath while sporting greatness hung in the balance.

Team GB Olympian Jason Kenny with the @Clare Thompson Cycling Breeze women riders in Bolton for Join In.

Team GB Olympian Jason Kenny with the @Clare Thompson Cycling Breeze women riders in Bolton for Join In.

Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Sir Chris Hoy - Men's Team Sprint Cycling Track Gold

Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Sir Chris Hoy - Men's Team Sprint Cycling Track Gold

Trott and Kenny: The golden couple with 10 gold medals

Trott and Kenny: The golden couple with 10 gold medals

Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner won Team GB's first track cycling gold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the team sprint. (pic: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com)

Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner won Team GB's first track cycling gold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the team sprint. (pic: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com)

Who is Kate Richardson-Walsh? Sports Personality of the Year 2016 shortlist

Who is Kate Richardson-Walsh? Sports Personality of the Year 2016 shortlist

Team GB cyclists Laura Trott and Jason Kenny pose with their gold medals at Adidas House. Rio 2016, Olympics, August 2016

Team GB cyclists Laura Trott and Jason Kenny pose with their gold medals at Adidas House. Rio 2016, Olympics, August 2016

Laura Trott 'annoyed' by questions over performance at Rio Olympics

Laura Trott 'annoyed' by questions over performance at Rio Olympics

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge embrace after Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Sir Chris Hoy of Great Britain win the gold in the men's team sprint track cycling  at Velodrome, Aug. 2, 2012.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge embrace after Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Sir Chris Hoy of Great Britain win the gold in the men's team sprint track cycling at Velodrome, Aug. 2, 2012.

Glorious: Team GB -  Jason Kenny, Philip Hindes and Sir Chris Hoy with their gold medals in Team Sprint

Welcome to Hoy's pleasure dome! Sir Chris claims FIFTH gold in British team sprint success

Glorious: Team GB - Jason Kenny, Philip Hindes and Sir Chris Hoy with their gold medals in Team Sprint

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