Tour of Britain: Stage 1

Stage One Liverpool City Centre
Distance 130km

The 2014 Tour of Britain’s Grand Depart takes place in one of the UK’s most historic cities, which has also been a regular on the race’s rota over the last decade. Starting and finishing on The Strand in the heart of Liverpool, this flat opening stage’s 10 laps take in some of the city’s most historic landmarks including its ‘Three Graces’ – the Liver Building, Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building – before the riders make their way towards Sefton Park. Prepare yourself for a fast and furious sprint finish on The Strand, where the peloton’s top sprinters will battle it out to become the first wearer of the Tour’s Friends Life yellow jersey.

Thank you for reading 5 articles in the past 30 days*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read any 5 articles for free in each 30-day period, this automatically resets

After your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Latest on Cyclingnews