TOUR OF BRITAIN 2021 Devon sun shines on Carpenter

Robin Carpenter wins Stage Two in Exeter SWpix
THE AJ Bell Tour of Britain stage in Devon was anything but a rainy day for Robin Carpenter (Rally Cycling) as the 29-year old Philadelphian rode into the race lead with an impressive solo victory in Exeter city centre as the race bathed in the south west sunshine.

Carpenter dropped breakaway companion Jacob Scott (Canyon dhb SunGod) with 25 kilometres remaining to take the victory by 33 seconds over British duo Ethan Hayter (INEOS Grenadiers) and Alex Peters (Swift Carbon Pro Cycling). 


TOUR OF BRITAIN 2021 Van Aert sprints to victory

Wout van Aert wins Stage One in Bodmin image courtesy SWpix

Wout van Aert (Team Jumbo – Visma) sprinted to victory in the opening stage of the AJ Bell Tour of Britain heading home Nils Eekhoff (Team DSM) and Gonzalo Serrano (Movistar Team) in Cornwall.

Olympic silver medallist Van Aert followed a Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) attack with 500 metres go before jumping off his wheel with less than 300 metres remaining to open up his sprint which couldn’t be matched on the St Nicholas Street climb. 


TOUR OF BRITAIN Greipel sports green jersey in Devon

OVO Energy Tour of Britain official logo André Greipel stormed to victory in the city of Newport, at the end of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain’s opening stage across South Wales from Pembrey Country Park in Carmarthenshire to Newport.

The Lotto Soudal sprinter headed home Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton SCOTT) and Fernand Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) alongside the River Usk at the end of the 175-kilometre leg.


CYCLING Alaphilippe's tour de force Bristol finish

OVO Energy Tour of Britian logoQuick-Step Floors’ Julian Alaphilippe issued a warning shot to his rivals by sprinting to victory at the end of a breathless third stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain in Bristol on Tuesday.

The Frenchman, who won the King of the Mountains prize at this summer’s Tour de France, outsprinted Patrick Bevin (BMC Racing) and ONE Pro Cycling’s Emils Liepins to win a reduced bunch sprint on Ladies Mile, Clifton Down.


CYCLING Tour of Britain heading back to South West

cycling tour of britain logoAfter a year’s absence the OVO Energy Tour of Britain makes a welcome return to South West England in September. 

The hugely popular national cycling tour makes its 10th visit to Devon in 12 years on Monday September 3 and a welcome return to cycling hub Bristol on Tuesday September 4.


CYCLING Tonelli leads Tour of Britain to Bristol

OVO Energy Tour of Britain Commonwealth Games time trial champion Cameron Meyer took victory in Stage Two of the 2018 OVO Energy Tour of Britain after sprinting to win from a day-long breakaway in Barnstaple, Devon.

The Australian rider beat breakaway companion Alessandro Tonelli (Bardiani-CSF) after the pair had been a part of the stage’s five-man escape group that went clear in the opening 15 kilometres following the start at Cranbrook.


CYCLING Tour of Britain 2016 - Devon stage today

Tour of Britain cycling sprint image SweetSpot Cycling’s Tour of Britain 2016 will grace South Wales and South West of England highways and byways over the next two days.

Two stages and two golden opportunities to see the likes of 2016 Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins and the world’s top cyclists in action.


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