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Tour of Britain 2011

Date range:
September 11-18, 2011

Full steam ahead to London in the Tour of Britain

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By: Jane Aubrey

The eighth edition of the UCI 2.1 Tour of Britain , beginning September 11 looms large with many riders using the event as a final tune-up prior to the Road World Championships in Copenhagen. The eight day, nine stage event is the largest of its kind in Britain with a parcours stretching from Peebles in the Scottish Borders, to Welshpool and on to London where the Tour will reach its conclusion over an individual time trial and circuit race. A strong contingent of British riders along with a host ...

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Tour of Britain Stages

  1. Mark Cavendish easily wins the sprint on the Tour of Britain's first stage.
    Stage 1Sunday, September 11 2011
    Location:
    Peebles - Dumfries
    Distance:
    170 km
  2. Mark Cavendish in the Tower Ballroom in Blackpool
    Stage 2Monday, September 12 2011
    Location:
    Kendal - Blackpool
    Distance:
    130 km
  3. Lars Boom (Rabobank) is the new leader of the Tour of Britain.
    Stage 3Tuesday, September 13 2011
    Location:
    Stoke-on-Trent - Trentham Gardens
    Distance:
    150 km
  4. Thor Hushovd (Garmin-Cervelo) celebrates his stage 4 win at the Tour of Britain
    Stage 4Wednesday, September 14 2011
    Location:
    Welshpool - Caerphilly
    Distance:
    180 km
  5. HTC-Highroad finished 1-2 at the finish of stage 5 with Mark Renshaw, right, taking the win followed by Mark Cavendish in second.
    Stage 5Thursday, September 15 2011
    Location:
    Exeter - Exmouth
    Distance:
    180 km
  6. Lars Boom (Rabobank)
    Stage 6Friday, September 16 2011
    Location:
    Taunton - Wells
    Distance:
    150 km
  7. Gediminas Bagdonas (An Post-Sean Kelly) celebrates the biggest win of his career
    Stage 7Saturday, September 17 2011
    Location:
    Bury St Edmunds - Sandringham
    Distance:
    200 km
  8. Alex Dowsett (Sky) won the 5.5 mile time trial around Whitehall and the Embankment, resplendent in his British time trial champion's skinsuit.
    Stage 8aSunday, September 18 2011
    Location:
    London
    Distance:
    10 km
  9. The bunch heads towards Nelson's Column on lap one.
    Stage 8bSunday, September 18 2011
    Location:
    London
    Distance:
    80 km

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