Tour of Britain 2018

Tour of Britain 2018The 79th edition of the Tour of Britain is headlined by Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome. The race takes place from the 2nd of September until the 9th of September, 2018. Whinlatter Pass could be a decisive factor as both the team time trial on the fifth day of action and the race’s only summit finish on the next day end atop the mountain pass in the English Lake District. The other stages are played out on flat to hilly terrain, while the traditional London criterium will be closing out the week. (Slideshow route/profile)

Read more about the route of the 2018 Tour of Britain.

Lars Boom is title holder. In 2017, the Dutchman held off Edvald Boasson Hagen and Stefan Küng.

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Tour of Britain 2018 stages:

Date Route details Length Type Results Winner Leader
1 Su 2-9 Tour of Britain 2018 route stage 1 Pembrey – Newport 175 km flat
2 Mo 3-9 Tour of Britain 2018 route stage 2 Cranbrook – Barnstaple 174 km flat
3 Tu 4-9 Bristol – Bristol 125 km hilly
4 We 5-9 Nuneaton – Leamington Spa 183 km flat
5 Th 6-9 Cockermouth – Whinlatter Pass 14 km TTT
6 Fr 7-9 Barrow-in-Furness – Whinlatter Pass 169 km hilly
7 Sa 8-9 West Bridgford – Mansfield 223 km flat
8 Su 9-9 London criterium 77 km flat

Tour of Britain 2018: Route map, height profiles, and more

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