Tour of Britain

Westminster, Tour of Britain 2013, stage eight

Dylan Van Baarle (Garmin-Sharp) won the 2014 Tour of Britain ahead of Michal Kwiatkowski (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) in second and defending champion Bradley Wiggins (Sky) in third.

This year’s Tour of Britain (September 7-14 2014) started in Liverpool and finished 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 made 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.

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Key riders: Alex Dowsett | Bradley Wiggins | Mark Cavendish | Marcel Kittel | Sylvain Chavanel | Michal Kwiatkowski

Ditchling Beacon, Tour of Britain 2014, stage seven

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