Central London set for Tour of Britain Final Stage
Date Posted: 29/08/13
If you've enjoyed the Tour de France over the past couple of years, and marvelled at the remarkable success of Wiggins and Froome, then why not experience the thrill of a live bike race for yourself?
Between September 15th and 22nd, some of the top names in world cycling will descend on the UK for the biggest race in the domestic calendar - the Tour of Britain.
Five UCI ProTeams outfits - Cannondale, Garmin-Sharp, Movistar Team, Omega Pharma-Quick Step and Team Sky - will take on the best of the British and European challengers in the eight-stage race.
Sir Bradley - the first ever British winner of the yellow jersey - is set to ride in the tour, along with the 'Manx Missile' Mark Cavendish - regarded by many as the greatest sprinter of all time.
The race stars in Peebles, Scotland, with stage finishes at Drumlanrig Castle, Kendal, Knowsley,Llanberis, Caerphilly, Haytor, Guildford and London over the course of the week.
The final stage on Sunday September 22nd is a criterium (or lap race) around the streets of the capital - so why not check out the latest London hotel deals and make a weekend of it?
The route takes stretches from Whitehall to the Tower of London, meaning there are plenty of places to gain a great vantage point.
Posted by Danielle Masterson
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