Lobato wants Tour of Britain stage win before GC

Second place for the second consecutive day after race leader Petr Vakoc crashed late in the stage promoted Movistar’s Juan José Lobato into the yellow jersey as the Tour of Britain, which finished in the grounds of spectacular Floors Castle in the Scottish Borders. Yet the Spaniard insists his primary goal will not be defending his lead but continuing to chase a stage win as the race prepares to head south towards Wednesday’s finish in Blyth.

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Peter Cossins has written about professional cycling since 1993 and is a contributing editor to Procycling. He is the author of The Monuments: The Grit and the Glory of Cycling's Greatest One-Day Races (Bloomsbury, March 2014) and has translated Christophe Bassons' autobiography, A Clean Break (Bloomsbury, July 2014).