André Greipel sprints to second Tour of Britain stage victory

05 September 2018 04:32
• New Zealand’s Patrick Bevin leads race by four seconds • Tour of Britain is in the Lake District on Thursday and FridayIt is not often that the Lake District can be said to loom large in Leamington, but the peloton in the Tour of Britain will have had the northern mountains on their mind after Wednesday’s stage finished, with André Greipel taking his second stage win in four days.The 200-mile transfer up the M6 will give ample time to ponder two challenging days at the end of the week that should end with the race pretty much decided by Friday afternoon after a total of three ascents of the Whinlatter Pass, from both its east and west sides in both a team time trial and a conventional road race stage. Related: A blueprint for the future success of women’s pro cycling | Stephanie Constand Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian