Ovo Energy Tour of Britain - Stage Five

Event Details

Tendring is hosting an individual time trial - stage 5 - of the OVO Tour of Britain on Thursday 7 September.

Thursday, 7 September, 2017 - 09:30

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Clacton

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Yes

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Ovo energy Tour of Britain

Tendring is hosting an individual time trial - stage 5 - of the OVO Tour of Britain on Thursday 7 September.

It will be the first time that the very best of the world’s men’s road race cyclists will hit the streets of Clacton over a ten-mile open, coastal course.

The general timing will be from around 9.30pm to 2pm.

Stage Five is set to be the longest time trial to be staged since 2013 when it was won by Sir Bradley Wiggins at Knowsley Safari Park.

The OVO Energy Tour of Britain is British Cycling’s premier road cycling event, giving cycling fans the opportunity to see the world’s best teams and riders competing on their door step, taking place between Sunday 3 and Sunday 10 September 2017.
 

Stage One

Sunday 3 September

Edinburgh to Kelso

188km

Stage Two

Monday 4 September

Kielder Water & Forest Park to Blyth

211km

Stage Three

Tuesday 5 September

Normanby Hall Country Park to Scunthorpe

182km

Stage Four

Wednesday 6 September

Mansfield to Newark-on-Trent

175km

Stage Five

Thursday 7 September

The Tendring Stage Individual Time Trial

16km

Stage Six

Friday 8 September

Newmarket to Aldeburgh

183km

Stage Seven

Saturday 9 September

Hemel Hempstead to Cheltenham

186km

Stage Eight

Sunday 10 September

Worcester to Cardiff

180km

About OVO Energy The Tour of Britain

Re-launched in 2004 after a five year absence from the calendar, the OVO Energy Tour of Britain is British Cycling’s premier road cycling event giving cycling fans the opportunity to see the world’s best teams and riders competing on their doorstep.  The OVO Energy Tour of Britain is the UK’s highest ranked professional stage race and the country’s largest free-to-watch sporting event, organised annually by SweetSpot Group.

Ranked at the 2.HC level by the UCI, the OVO Energy Tour of Britain attracts the world’s top cyclists, including Olympic and World Champions and Tour de France stage winners, to compete on British roads each September, with three-hours of live coverage a day on ITV4.

For further information please visit http://www.tourofbritain.co.uk/

 

Last updated on: 03/07/2017 - 14:32