The English are certainly using their time in the spotlight to show off some of their finer towns. Yesterday, riders left from the historical town of York, today they leave the equally historic picturesque town of Cambridge. Cambridge became a city in 1951 and is known throughout the world for its university.
With an eastward bent riders head for the capital today, passing Epping Forest and Essex along the way. Nothing to trouble the big men and a sure chance for the sprinters to shine. The finale is on the same route as the 2012 Olympics.
The last time the Tour de France visited London was for the 2007 prologue won by Fabian Cancellara.
The stage begins at 13:15 CET and the finish is expected around 16:50.
Tour de France 2014 stage 3: Images and more
Related articles Riders and teams - Tour de France 2014 Favourites - Tour de France 2014 Withdrawals - Tour de France 2014 Route and stages - Tour de France 2014 Route - Tour de France 2014 More articles
Tour of the Basque Country 2021: Gaudu wins final stage, Roglic takes GC
Tour of the Basque Country 2021 Route stage 6: Ondarroa - Arrate
Tour of the Basque Country 2021: Riders
Tour of the Basque Country: Winners and records
Brabantse Pijl 2021: The Route
Brabantse Pijl 2021: Riders
Brabantse Pijl 2021: Favourites
Amstel Gold Race 2021: The Route
Amstel Gold Race 2021: Riders
Amstel Gold Race 2021: Favourites
Cycling Calendar 2021
Tour of the Alps 2021: The Route
Tour of the Alps 2021: Riders
Tour of the Alps 2021 Route stage 1: Brixen – Innsbruck
Giro 2021: The Route
Giro 2021: Riders
Giro 2021: GC Favourites
Giro 2021 Route stage 1: Turin - Turin
Giro 2021 Favourites stage 1: Ganna's dash for pink
Giro 2021 Route stage 2: Stupinigi – Novara
Giro 2021 Favourites stage 2: First fast finishers showdown
Giro 2021 Route stage 3: Biella – Canale
Giro 2021 Favourites stage 3: Strong sprinters or late attackers
Tour de France 2021: The Route
Tour de France 2021: Riders
Vuelta 2021: The Route