TrainingPeaks is posting Tour of Great Britain daily stage files provided by Team Raleigh's Dan Fleeman and Quarq Power meters. The Tour of Britain runs September 11-18th.
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Stage 1- Rochdale with a 126km dash to Blackpool
September 11, Stage 1: Rochdale - Blackpool This year's Tour of Britain begins in Rochdale, Greater Manchester on Saturday 11 September with a tough first stage to Blackpool. Around 100 professional riders, including famous names like Olympians Bradley Wiggins and Ed Clancy, will take on the 133km route which passes through the beautiful Forest of Bowland. Highlights are likely to include the three King of the Mountain climbs; Waterfoot to Deerplay Moor, Trough of Bowland and Westfield Towers. The sprints are located at Cockherham, Stalmine, and then the fast run in past the Pleasure Beach to the finish on Blackpool Promenade. 1 Andre. Greipel (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia 3:16:48 2 Manuel Belletti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 3 Greg Henderson (NZl) Sky Professional Cycling Team 73 Dan Fleeman (GBr) Team Raleigh Read the race analysis & files...
September 12, Stage 2: Stoke-on-Trent 160.5km
September 12, Stage 2: Stoke-on-Trent 160.5km Stoke-on-Trent circuit Stage 2 of the Tour of Britain takes the race to Stoke-on-Trent, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The city is a conurbation of six towns: Burslem, Tunstall, Stoke-upon-Trent, Hanley, Fenton and Longton, and stage 2 will pass through all of them. The stage is also 100 miles long in honour of the centenary. Stage 2's first point of interest is the hot spot sprint at Stone after 14 miles. The route then passes around Uttoxeter and Rocester before reaching hillier terrain. The first climb comes after 40 miles at Ramshorn, which is followed by more lumpy terrain until the category one drag up to Hollinsclough Moor. After a sharp descent to Tittesworth Reservoir, the riders will tackle Gun Hill, another category one climb at 67 miles. The day's second sprint is at Leek after 71.5 miles, then it's a hilly ride back to the finish with the last intermediate sprint at Wedgwood (93.3 miles). The stage finish is on Broad Street in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent. Read the race analysis & files...