Stage 2 cancelled due to poor weather

Stage 2 of the Tour of Britain was cancelled due to the high winds whipped up by hurricane Katia. Race Chief Executive Hugh Roberts made the announcement to the press only an hour before the stage was due to start from the town of Kendal in the Lake District of England. The decision to cancel the 85-mile stage was taken by Tour of Britain organisers, in conjunction with teams and riders, officials and police.

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