2014 Friends Life Tour of Britain Hub


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2014_ToB_IconStage 1 — Sunday 7 September Liverpool >>> Click here

2014_ToB_IconStage 2 — Monday 8 September Knowsley to Llandudno >>> Click here

2014_ToB_IconStage 3 — Tuesday 9 September Newtown to the Tumble >>> Click here

2014_ToB_IconStage 4 — Wednesday 10 September Worcester to Bristol >>> Click here

2014_ToB_IconStage 5 — Thursday 11 September Exmouth to Exeter >>> Click here

2014_ToB_IconStage 6 — Friday 12 September Bath to Hemel Hempstead >>> Click here

2014_ToB_IconStage 7 — Saturday 13 September Camberley to Brighton >>> Click here

2014_ToB_IconStage 8a/b — Sunday 14 September London individual time trial >>> Click here


The Presentation Live – >>>> Click here

The Stages – Eight Days and Nine Races >>> Click here

The Players – The rider list; one of the best line-ups ever for the Tour of Britain >>> Click here



Adam Blythe – RideLondon Winner aims to do his best against the World’s best >>>Click Here

Yanto Barker Eleven years on from his first Tour of Britain, Raleigh’s Yanto Barker is riding as strong ever >>> Click here

Ryan Mullen— Triple Irish champion from North Wales to start his first Tour of Britain >>> Click here

Mark McNallyIn his sixth Tour of Britain starting in his home city is An Post rider Mark McNally >>> Click here

Ian WilkinsonGunning to go one better in the 2014 Tour of Britain >>> Click here

Chris Opie – Testing himself against the best sprinters in the World >>> Click here

Steve Lampier – It’s the biggest UK race of the season >>> Click here

James Lowsley-Williams heads into a different battle than his forebears >>> Click here


Sir Bradley Wiggins will lead Team Sky’s squad at the 2014 Tour of Britain >>> Click here

Team Presentation at Liverpool 1 >>> Click here

Tour of Britain Live on ITV >>> Click here

Mark Cavendish to ride Tour of Britain >>> Click here

IAM Cycling Return with first timer at the Tour, Sylvain Chavanel >>> Click here

Rapha Condor JLT line up for the 2014 Tour of Britain >>> Click here

NFTO Pro Cycling selected team for Tour of Britain led by Adam Blythe >>> Click here


2004 Colombia Mauricio Ardila
2005 Belgium Nick Nuyens (BEL)
2006 Denmark Martin Pedersen (DEN)
2007 France Romain Feillu (FRA)
2008 France Geoffroy Lequatre (FRA)
2009 Norway Edvald Boasson Hagen (NOR)
2010 Switzerland Michael Albasini (SUI)
2011 Netherlands Lars Boom (NED)
2012 United Kingdom Jonathan Tiernan-Locke (GBR)
2013 United Kingdom Bradley Wiggins (GBR)


2013 – Bradley Wiggins (stage 3), Simon Yates (stage 6), Mark Cavendish (Stages 4, 7 & 8)
2012 – Mark Cavendish (Stages 8, 4 & 3) and Luke Rowe (Stage 1)
2011 – Mark Cavendish (Stages 1, 2 & 8b) and Alex Dowsett (stage 8a)
2010 – No British stage victories
2009 – Ben Swift (2009)
2008 – No British stage victories
2007 – Mark Cavendish (Prologue, Stage 1) and Paul Manning (Stage 6)
2006 – Roger Hammond (Stage 2)
2005 – Roger Hammond (Stage 2)
2004 – No British stage victories



Fact 01: Russell Downing was 3rd on stage 1 of the 2012 Tour of Britain won by Luke Rowe!

Fact 02: British riders were first and second in the 2013 Tour of Britain time trial won by Bradley Wiggins from Ian Stannard and a rider who raced in Britain, Jack Bauer was 3rd.

Fact 03: Ian Wilkinson, riding for raleigh in 2014, was second on stage 7 in the 2011 Tour of Britain

Fact 04: Ian Bibby, riding for Madison Genesis in 2014, was second on stage 3 in 2010.

Fact 05 – Ben Swift won stage 7 in the 2009 Tour when racing for Katusha. He rides again in 2014 this time for Sky

Fact 06 – Rob Hayles was second on stage 1 in 2008 (and second again on stage 6) with four British riders in the top 10 plus two others who have been based in Britain.

Fact 07 – Multiple stage winner Roger Hammond is the DS for Madison Genesis in 2014

Fact 08 – Jeremy Hunt was 3rd on stage 1 of the 2005 Tour. His younger brother Joshua Hunt rides the 2014 race.

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