Tour of Britain stage one: photo gallery

Expert road bike reviews and the latest road bike news, features and advice. Find rides & events, training articles and participate in our forums

Share

Reports

Tour of Britain stage one: photo gallery

The tenth edition of the modern Tour of Britain got underway in gritty fashion yesterday with a rain-lashed opening stage. 

Wet weather and heavy skies failed to deter thousands of people from lining the 201km from Peebles to Drumlanrig Castle to cheer on some of the biggest names in cycling.

Sir Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky), Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-QuickStep), and Nairo Quintana (Movistar) were among the stars who shone through the gloom of an autumnal day in Scotland.

Photographer, Paul Hayes-Watkins, embedded with Britain’s IG-Sigma Sport UCI Continental squad, was on hand to capture these superb images, which we bring you with his kind permission.

Share

Newsletter Terms & Conditions

Please enter your email so we can keep you updated with news, features and the latest offers. If you are not interested you can unsubscribe at any time. We will never sell your data and you'll only get messages from us and our partners whose products and services we think you'll enjoy.

Read our full Privacy Policy as well as Terms & Conditions.

production