The route will take the peloton all the way from Cornwall, up through Wales, before finishing in Scotland, covering 1,320km. Starting in Penzance on stage one, the 2021 Tour of Britain will pass through Devon for a stage two finish in Exeter.
What is the route in Cornwall for the Tour of Britain?
On 5th September 2021, Cornwall will host the race for the first time which will see some of the world’s best cyclists racing from Penzance over 180km to a sprint finish in Bodmin. The stage route will also visit St Just, St Ives, Hayle, Camborne, Pool, Redruth, Falmouth, Penryn, Truro, Newquay and St Austell.
Where does the Tour of Britain finish in Edinburgh?
The 195km stage will start in Hawick town centre at 10.45am and finish in the shadow of Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh.
How does Tour of Britain work?
The Tour of Britain is a multi-stage cycling race, conducted on British roads, in which participants race across Great Britain to complete the race in the fastest time.
Who is leading Tour of Britain 2021?
Wout van Aert snatches overall Tour of Britain victory with final stage win
|Pos.||Rider Name (Country) Team||Result|
|1||Wout Van Aert (Bel) Jumbo-Visma||31:42:22|
|2||Ethan Hayter (GBr) Ineos Grenadiers||0:00:06|
|3||Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Deceuninck-QuickStep||0:00:27|
|4||Mikkel Honoré (Den) Deceuninck-QuickStep||0:00:41|
Where is the Tour of Britain 2021?
Cornwall will host the Tour of Britain for the first time ever in September 2021, with the Grand Départ of this year’s race seeing riders travel 170 kilometres through the Cornish countryside, starting at Penzance and ending in Bodmin.
What is the Milk race?
What was the Milk Race? The Milk Race was the most prestigious cycling event in the British calendar running for 35 years between 1958 and 1993 with sponsorship from the now disbanded Milk Marketing Board.
How many people ride the Tour of Britain?
On each team there are six riders – that’s 120 professionals on the start line of the opening stage. World champions, Tour de France winners and Olympians have all competed in the Tour of Britain over the years. This includes the likes of Sir Bradley Wiggins, Chris Froome, Mark Cavendish, Geraint Thomas.
Who won Tour of Britain 7?
Yves Lampaert (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) kicked hard to win stage 7 of the Tour of Britain on Saturday, beating breakaway rivals Matteo Jorgenson (Movistar) and Matt Gibson (Ribble-Weldtite).
How many miles is the Tour of Britain?
After the 2020 edition of the Tour of Britain was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s race will take place from Sunday, September 5 to September 12 over eight stages. The route will take the peloton all the way from Cornwall, up through Wales, before finishing in Scotland, covering 1,320km.
Can anyone enter the Tour of Britain?
It’s absolutely free! From start to finish the route is completely free of charge for spectators wishing to see the world’s best cyclists in action. We do also offer a number of hospitality places at the start and finish of each stage for any fans wishing to enjoy a full VIP experience.
Who can enter the Tour of Britain?
However, Tour of Britain organiser SweetSpot and British Cycling issued invites to all five of Britain’s UCI Continental teams for the 2021 race: Canyon dhb SunGod, Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling, Saint Piran, SwiftCarbon Pro Cycling and TRINITY Racing.
Is Tour of Britain men only?
The 2021 Tour of Britain was an eight-stage men’s professional road cycling stage race.
Who won Tour of Britain stage4?
Jumbo-Visma rider Wout van Aert won Stage 4 at the Tour of Britain on Thursday by emerging victorious on a sharp, steep climb at Great Orme.
What does Queen stage mean?
Queen Stage: The hardest, most demanding stage of a stage race and is always in the high mountains.
Where is Mark Cavendish today?
Mark Simon Cavendish MBE (born 21 May 1985) is a Manx/British professional road racing cyclist who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team.