Tour of Britain

Westminster, Tour of Britain 2013, stage eight

This year’s Tour of Britain (September 7-14 2014) will start in Liverpool and finish in London with a split final stage after visiting Knowsley, Llandudno, Newtown, the Tumble, Worcester, Bristol, Exeter, Bath, Hemel Hempstead and Brighton.

BMC Racing Team will make its debut in the race alongside fellow WorldTour-level squads Garmin-Sharp, Movistar, Team Sky, Omega Pharma-QuickStep, Giant-Shimano, Tinkoff-Saxo, Cannondale and Belkin.

Tour of Britain 2014 stages
Stage one, Sunday September 7, Liverpool city centre circuit, 130km
Stage two, Monday September 8, Knowsley to Llandudno, 197km
Tour-of-Britain-2014-smallStage three, Tuesday September 9, Newtown to the Tumble, 150km
Stage four, Wednesday September 10, Worcester to Bristol, 182km
Stage five, Thursday September 11, Exmouth to Exeter, 171km
Stage six, Friday September 12, Bath to Hemel Hempstead, 203km
Stage seven, Saturday September 13, Camberley to Brighton, 220km
Stage eight, Sunday September 14, The London stage: 8a time trial, 8.8km; 8b circuit race, 88.8km

Key riders: Bradley Wiggins | Mark Cavendish

Crocknorth Road, Tour of Britain 2013, stage seven

Tour of Britain teams announced

Belkin, BMC, Garmin, Movistar, Omega Pharma, Giant, Sky and Tinkoff among 20 teams taking part in 2014 Tour of Britain

Andy Briggs, Friends Life Group Chief Executive (2nd right) and Ian Drake, British Cycling Chief Executive (left), with professional cyclists Alex Dowsett and Jessie Walker, announce Friends Life’s sponsorship of the Tour of Britain cycle race, at Friends Life Group headquarters in London

Friends Life to sponsor 2014 Tour of Britain

Friends Life has signed up as the title sponsor for the Tour of Britain, the race’s organiser announced on Tuesday morning. The pensions and investments group sponsored the inaugural Women’s…

Crocknorth Road, Tour of Britain 2013, stage seven

Tour of Britain awarded hors catégorie status

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