That most British of time trial institutions, the classic 10mile, in the very traditional seaside town of Clacton-on-Sea left the GC well and truly shaken up.
Tour of Britain Stage 5: Tendring to Tendring, ITT, 16.2km
Lars Boom underlined his form from the recent BinckBink Tour with a scorching against-the-clock ride to grab stage and the leader’s jersey against some very notable timetrialists. LottoNL-Jumbo have every reason to celebrate as Boom’s teammate and reigning European time trial Champion Victor Campanaerts finished second (+6secs) with Sky’s Vasil Kiryenka rounding out the podium at +7secs. With three stages to go, the Jumbo Bees have three riders in a GC top 5 separated by 13secs.
Jumbo Bees ROCK
There’s nothing like racing on home roads for Movistar’s Alex Dowsett
Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) may be finding his race rhythm again, but he always has time for his fans #wonderful.
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