Watch the Tour of Britain kick off in Liverpool
Date Posted: 09/07/14
It's that time of year again when the eyes of the world turn to road cycling, with the Tour de France having got underway just a few days ago. With British riders having won the prestigious event for the past two years in a row, hopes are high that the yellow jersey will be returning to the UK this summer.
Whoever wins the world's most famous bike race, though, you'll be able to see them competing live in the Tour of Britain, which has become one of the most prestigious cycling events on the planet over recent years.
The tour's growth has been largely facilitated by the success of British cyclists both on the road and in the velodrome since 2008, all of which has resulted in cycling experience a surge in popularity across the country. Consequently, the Grand Depart of the Tour of Britain has become one of the liveliest and most exciting events on the sporting calendar.
Anyone who wants to be there on the big day should make sure they get to Liverpool on December 7th, as Stage One of the Tour will taking place there. You'll find lots of fantastic budget hotels located around the city, so you needn't worry about breaking your budget.
Posted by Hayley Brent
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