Stage 2 at Kent Cyclopark adds new dimension to OVO Energy Women's Tour

The second stage of the OVO Energy Women's Tour on Tuesday wasn't the usual day at a stage race. Instead of a point-to-point stage or a medium-length circuit, the parcours most of all resembled that of a criterium. The stage was very short at only 62.5 kilometres and consisted of 25 laps of the road circuit at the Kent Cyclopark that also includes BMX, mountainbike and cyclo-cross courses.

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Lukas Knöfler started working in cycling communications in 2013 and has seen the inside of the scene from many angles. Having worked as press officer for teams and races and written for several online and print publications, he has been Cyclingnews’ Women’s WorldTour correspondent since 2018.