The 8 stage Ovo Energy Tour of Britain kicked off from Edinburgh and will end in Cardiff next weekend. It provides a great tune up for the upcoming World Championships for those riders not suffering in Spain at La Vuelta.
Tour of Britain Stage 1: Edinburgh to Kelso, 190.1km
It was always going to be a sprint and Orica-Scott’s Caleb Ewan was fastest of a four-way sprint – but only just! The Aussie pocket-rocket just pipped Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data) with Sky’s fast-flying Elia Viviani in third by a whisker from Alexander Kristoff (Katusha-Alpecin).
Eddy Boss on the wrong side of a fraction of second again…
Look who’s back!!
It’s great to see Mark Cavendish on the bike for the first time since that crash at Tour de France’
That Boy Phinney tell a tale of Edinburgh…
Full report at Cycling News
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