Mark Cavendish easily wins the sprint on the Tour of Britain's first stage.

Stage 1

Sunday, September 11 2011
Peebles - Dumfries 170 km
Mark Cavendish in the Tower Ballroom in Blackpool

Stage 2

Monday, September 12 2011
Kendal - Blackpool 130 km
Lars Boom (Rabobank) is the new leader of the Tour of Britain.

Stage 3

Tuesday, September 13 2011
Stoke-on-Trent - Trentham Gardens 150 km
Thor Hushovd (Garmin-Cervelo) celebrates his stage 4 win at the Tour of Britain

Stage 4

Wednesday, September 14 2011
Welshpool - Caerphilly 180 km
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 5

Thursday, September 15 2011
Exeter - Exmouth 180 km
Lars Boom (Rabobank)

Stage 6

Friday, September 16 2011
Taunton - Wells 150 km
Gediminas Bagdonas (An Post-Sean Kelly) celebrates the biggest win of his career

Stage 7

Saturday, September 17 2011
Bury St Edmunds - Sandringham 200 km
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 8a

Sunday, September 18 2011
London - London 10 km
The bunch heads towards Nelson's Column on lap one.

Stage 8b

Sunday, September 18 2011
London - London 80 km
Back to top