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2014 Tour of Britain (HC)

20th edition: September 7 - September 14

Tour of Britain podium history | 2013 edition | 2015 edition

Stage 1 | Stage 2 | Stage 3 | Stage 4 | Stage 5 | Stage 6 | Stage 7 | Stage 8a | Stage 8b |


Sunday, September 14: Stage 8b, final stage. London Circuit Race, 10 laps of 8.88km = 88.8 km

Stage 8b map |

Dylan van Baarle

2014 Tour of Britain race winner Dylan van Baarle, at the start of this year's Tour of Flanders. Sorry, I don't have a Tour of Britain photo. Photo ©Sirotti

The Race: It was a stage of pure aggression, with breaks escaping and getting caught. The final escape wasn't reeled in until after the final lap had begun.

The sprint for the stage win was a race between Marcel Kittel and Mark Cavendish. So far this season Kittel has been the faster finisher and today it was no different, with Kittel winning the Tour of Britain's final stage by a half-length.

Race leader Dylan van Baarle emerged from the morning's time trial still at the top of the standings. He finished 29th in the final stage to win the 2014 Tour of Britain. Not only is this van Baarle's first professional win, I believe it is his first trip to the final podium of a professional race.

Michal Kwiatkowski was second overall, 10 seconds behind van Baarle.

Complete Stage 8b Results:

1 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 1hr 50min 33sec
2 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step
3 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF
4 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar
5 Rick Zabel BMC
6 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh
7 Daniel Mclay Great Britain
8 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo
9 Adam Blythe NFTO
10 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction
11 Barry Markus Belkin
12 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling
13 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk
14 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar
15 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh
16 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk
17 Alex Dowsett Movistar
18 Ben Swift SKY
19 Michael James Northey  Madison-Genesis
20 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura
21 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step
22 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura
23 Jetse Bol Belkin
24 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp
25 James Lowsley Williams NFTO
26 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF
27 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction
28 Yanto Barker Raleigh
29 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp
30 Bradley Morgan Giordana
31 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh
32 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka
33 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step
34 Stephen Cummings BMC
35 Dylan Teuns BMC
36 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar
37 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo
38 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka
39 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo
40 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF
41 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step
42 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling
43 Germain Burton Great Britain
44 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka
45 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
46 Bradley Wiggins SKY
47 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura
48 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain
49 James Moss Giordana
50 Sebastian Lander BMC
51 Steve Lampier Giordana
52 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo
53 Sebastian Henao Gomez SKY
54 Richard Handley Rapha-Condor-JTL
55 Rick Flens Belkin
56 Chris Opie Rapha-Condor-JTL
57 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno  Bardiani-CSF
58 Maarten Wynants Belkin
59 Bram Tankink Belkin
60 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling
61 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka
62 David Lopez Garcia SKY
63 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction
64 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling
65 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana
66 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling
67 Giovanni Visconti Movistar
68 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction
69 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka
70 Martin Kohler BMC
71 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano
72 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp
73 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp
74 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar
75 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk
76 Dale Appleby NFTO
77 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura
78 Kristian House Rapha-Condor-JTL
79 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction
80 George Atkins Raleigh
81 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis
82 Bernhard Eisel SKY
83 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis
84 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis
85 Robert Partridge Giordana
86 Mark Christian Raleigh
87 Thomas Moses Rapha-Condor-JTL
88 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis
89 Nathan Edmondson Giordana
90 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis
91 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin 21
92 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step 24
93 Leopold König NetApp-Endura 35
94 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step 37
95 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano 48
96 Christopher Latham Great Britain
97 Lasse Norman Hansen  Garmin-Sharp 50
98 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp
99 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano
100 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano
101 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo 55
102 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk 1:45
103 Christopher Lawless Great Britain 2:42
104 Joshua Hunt NFTO

Final GC after Stage 8b: 1,376.7 km raced at an average speed of 42.52 km/hr

1 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp 32hr 22min 50sec
2 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step @ 10 seconds
3 Bradley Wiggins SKY 22"
4 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF 37"
5 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo 42"
6 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar 46"
7 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling 50"
8 Alex Dowsett Movistar 54"
9 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura 1:09
10 Dylan Teuns BMC 1:10
11 David Lopez Garcia SKY 1:11
12 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
13 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka 1:19
14 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo 1:24
15 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain 1:52
16 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo 1:53
17 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno Bardiani-CSF 1:59
18 Steve Lampier Giordana 2:06
19 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh 2:13
20 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp 2:16
21 Giovanni Visconti Movistar 2:44
22 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin 3:16
23 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step 3:31
24 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka 3:41
25 Ben Swift SKY
26 Richard Handley Rapha-Condor-JTL 3:42
27 Sebastian Henao Gomez SKY 4:42
28 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis 5:18
29 Bram Tankink Belkin 5:39
30 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka 5:41
31 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana 5:45
32 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling 6:10
33 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF 7:14
34 Leopold König NetApp-Endura 7:29
35 Mark Christian Raleigh 9:15
36 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis 10:46
37 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling 10:47
38 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction 11:58
39 Rick Zabel BMC 12:37
40 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling 13:29
41 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step 13:42
42 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar 14:03
43 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura 16:13
44 Maarten Wynants Belkin 16:21
45 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step 16:27
46 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling 16:28
47 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step 18:33
48 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano 18:39
49 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh 19:33
50 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar 20:25
51 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp 20:31
52 Stephen Cummings BMC 20:48
53 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano 21:23
54 Adam Blythe NFTO 22:00
55 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction 24:07
56 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp 24:32
57 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp 24:50
58 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk 25:00
59 Martin Kohler BMC 26:27
60 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano 26:54
61 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk 28:47
62 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura 29:05
63 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis 30:09
64 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka 33:04
65 Thomas Moses Rapha-Condor-JTL 36:13
66 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar 36:34
67 Michael James Northey Madison-Genesis 37:18
68 Jetse Bol Belkin 39:18
69 Robert Partridge Giordana 39:33
70 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura 41:05
71 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step 41:20
72 Germain Burton Great Britain 41:31
73 Rick Flens Belkin 42:38
74 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction 43:01
75 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo 44:07
76 Kristian House Rapha-Condor-JTL 44:33
77 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk 44:45
78 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis 45:03
79 George Atkins Raleigh 46:29
80 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 46:46
81 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka 49:04
82 Lasse Norman Hansen Garmin-Sharp 49:08
83 Dale Appleby NFTO 50:12
84 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo 50:32
85 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction 51:04
86 Nathan Edmondson Giordana 51:41
87 Daniel Mclay Great Britain 54:56
88 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF 57:15
89 Sebastian Lander BMC 57:18
90 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk 58:43
91 Joshua Hunt NFTO 59:21
92 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis 59:28
93 Yanto Barker Raleigh 1:03:10
94 Barry Markus Belkin 1:04:43
95 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano 1:05:22
96 Chris Opie Rapha-Condor-JTL 1:08:41
97 Bernhard Eisel SKY 1:09:56
98 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh 1:11:15
99 Bradley Morgan Giordana 1:12:15
100 James Moss Giordana 1:14:09
101 James Lowsley Williams NFTO 1:19:58
102 Christopher Latham Great Britain 1:20:39
103 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction 1:26:44
104 Christopher Lawless Great Britain 1:29:02

Stage 8b map:

Stage 8b map

Stage 8b map


Sunday, September 14: Stage 8a, London 8.8 km individual time trial

Stage 8a map |

The Race: Sir Bradley Wiggins won the Tour of Britain's penultimate stage, an 8.8 km individual time trial on the streets of London. But, because he had lost so much time earlier in the race (he was down 47 seconds in the GC), capturing the lead with such a short time trial was always going to be unlikely.

Race leader Dylan van Baarle finished 11th, 25 seconds slower than Wiggins. More importantly, he lost only nine seconds to second-place Michal Kwiatkowski, allowing him to retain the race lead, now down to ten seconds over Kwiatkowski.

There remains the afternoon's 88.8 km London circuit race and barring catastrophe, van Baarle should retain his lead. This would be especially true if Kwiatkowski is called on to help teammate Mark Cavendish win the final sprint.

Complete Stage 8a results:

Winner's average speed: 53.63 km/hr

1 Bradley Wiggins SKY 9min 50.710sec
2 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling @ 8sec
3 Stephen Cummings BMC 9
4 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura 14
5 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling 15
6 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step 16
7 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction 20
8 Alex Dowsett Movistar
9 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo 24
10 Martin Kohler BMC 25
11 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp
12 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo 26
13 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar
14 Lasse Norman Hansen Garmin-Sharp 28
15 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step
16 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 29
17 Leopold König NetApp-Endura 30
18 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp
19 Peter Velits BMC 31
20 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp
21 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling 32
22 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo
23 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano 34
24 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step 35
25 Ben Swift SKY
26 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF 37
27 Rick Flens Belkin
28 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis 39
29 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo 40
30 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step 42
31 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling 45
32 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka
33 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo 46
34 David Lopez Garcia SKY 47
35 Giovanni Visconti Movistar ST
36 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step 49
37 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano
38 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura 50
39 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh
40 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis
41 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain 52
42 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction
43 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis 53
44 Rick Zabel BMC 54
45 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana 55
46 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano
47 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step 56
48 Steve Lampier Giordana
49 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno Bardiani-CSF 57
50 Dylan Teuns BMC 59
51 Bram Tankink Belkin
52 Sebastian Henao SKY 1:01
53 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura
54 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano
55 Maarten Wynants Belkin 1:03
56 Christopher Latham Great Britain
57 Daniel Mclay Great Britain
58 Richard Handley Rapha-Condor-JTL
59 Michael James Northey Madison-Genesis 1:04
60 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp 1:06
61 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp
62 Bradley Morgan Giordana
63 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin 1:07
64 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura 1:08
65 Jetse Bol Belkin 1:10
66 Chris Opie Rapha-Condor-JTL 1:12
67 Adam Blythe NFTO
68 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh 1:13
69 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka
70 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction 1:15
71 Barry Markus Belkin 1:16
72 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka
73 Thomas Moses Rapha-Condor-JTL
74 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk
75 Mark Christian Raleigh 1:19
76 George Atkins Raleigh 1:20
77 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk 1:21
78 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction 1:23
79 Germain Burton Great Britain 1:25
80 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF
81 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis 1:26
82 Robert Partridge Giordana 1:27
83 Christopher Lawless Great Britain
84 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk 1:29
85 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk 1:31
86 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka 1:33
87 James Moss Giordana 1:35
88 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar 1:37
89 Sebastian Lander BMC 1:38
90 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar
91 Bernhard Eisel SKY 1:39
92 James Lowsley Williams NFTO 1:43
93 Nathan Edmondson Giordana 1:45
94 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar 1:47
95 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF
96 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh 1:48
97 Joshua Hunt NFTO 1:49
98 Dale Appleby NFTO 1:52
99 Kristian House Rapha-Condor-JTL 1:54
100 Yanto Barker Raleigh 2:00
101 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka 2:06
102 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling 2:08
103 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction 2:25
104 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling 2:36
105 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis 7:33

GC after Stage 8a:

1 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp 30hr 32min 17sec
2 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step @ 10 seconds
3 Bradley Wiggins SKY 22"
4 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF 37"
5 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo 42"
6 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar 46"
7 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling 50"
8 Alex Dowsett Movistar 54"
9 Dylan Teuns BMC 1:10
10 David Lopez Garcia SKY 1:11
11 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura
12 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
13 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka 1:19
14 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo 1:24
15 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain 1:52
16 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo 1:53
17 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno  Bardiani-CSF 1:59
18 Steve Lampier Giordana 2:06
19 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh 2:13
20 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp 2:16
21 Giovanni Visconti Movistar 2:44
22 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin 2:55
23 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step 3:31
24 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka 3:41
25 Ben Swift SKY
26 Richard Handley Rapha-Condor-JTL 3:42
27 Sebastian Henao Gomez SKY 4:42
28 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis 5:19
29 Bram Tankink Belkin 5:39
30 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka 5:41
31 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana 5:45
32 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling 6:10
33 Leopold König NetApp-Endura 6:54
34 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF 7:14
35 Mark Christian Raleigh 9:15
36 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis 10:46
37 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling 10:47
38 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction 11:58
39 Rick Zabel BMC 12:37
40 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling 13:29
41 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step 13:46
42 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar 14:03
43 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step 15:50
44 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura 16:13
45 Maarten Wynants Belkin 16:21
46 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling 16:28
47 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step 18:09
48 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano 18:39
49 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh 19:33
50 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar 20:25
51 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp 20:31
52 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano 20:33
53 Peter Velits BMC 20:35
54 Stephen Cummings BMC 20:51
55 Adam Blythe NFTO 22:00
56 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp 24:00
57 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction 24:07
58 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp 24:32
59 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk 25:00
60 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano 26:04
61 Martin Kohler BMC 26:27
62 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk 28:47
63 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura 29:05
64 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis 30:09
65 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka 33:04
66 Thomas Moses Rapha-Condor-JTL 36:13
67 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar 36:34
68 Michael James Northey  Madison-Genesis 37:18
69 Jetse Bol Belkin 39:18
70 Robert Partridge Giordana 39:33
71 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura 41:05
72 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step 41:20
73 Germain Burton Great Britain 41:31
74 Rick Flens Belkin 42:38
75 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk 43:00
76 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction 43:01
77 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo 44:07
78 Kristian House Rapha-Condor-JTL 44:33
79 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis 45:03
80 George Atkins Raleigh 46:29
81 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 46:52
82 Lasse Norman Hansen  Garmin-Sharp 48:18
83 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka 49:04
84 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo 49:37
85 Dale Appleby NFTO 50:12
86 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction 51:04
87 Nathan Edmondson Giordana 51:41
88 Daniel Mclay Great Britain 54:56
89 Joshua Hunt NFTO 56:39
90 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF 57:17
91 Sebastian Lander BMC 57:18
92 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk 58:43
93 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis 59:28
94 Yanto Barker Raleigh 1:03:10
95 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano 1:04:34
96 Barry Markus Belkin 1:04:43
97 Chris Opie Rapha-Condor-JTL 1:08:41
98 Bernhard Eisel SKY 1:09:56
99 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh 1:11:15
100 Bradley Morgan Giordana 1:12:15
101 James Moss Giordana 1:14:09
102 Christopher Latham Great Britain 1:19:51
103 James Lowsley Williams NFTO 1:19:58
104 Christopher Lawless Great Britain 1:26:20
105 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction 1:26:44

Stage 8a map:

Stage 8a map

Stage 8a map


Saturday, September 13: Stage 7, Camberley - Brighton, 226.5 km (140 miles)

Stage 7 map |

Dylan van Baarle

I don't have any pictures from the Tour of Britain. But here is race leader Dylan van Baarle at the 2014 Eneco Tour. Photo ©Sirotti.

The Race: Again, an early break decided the race. Five riders slipped their leashes and half-way through the stage, they had a lead of about nine minutes. And like yesterday, efforts to bring back the break came too late and was done with insufficient force.

Julien Vermote left his breakaway companions behind on the first category Ditchling Beacon ascent. That was it. He was gone. Vermote won the stage.

Two other members of the break survived as well, Ignatas Konovalovas and Dylan Van Baarle. They followed Vermote to the line 23 seconds later.

Former race leader Michal Kwiatkowski led in the 17 remaining members of the peloton 1 minute, 23 seconds later. That was enough time to make Van Baarle the new overall leader.

Tomorrow is a split stage day with an 8.8 km individual time trial in the morning. Less than a minute separates the top ten GC men with Bradley Wiggins sitting in 7th place, 47 seconds down. Should be interesting.

Complete Stage 7 results:

Winner's average speed: 43.479 km/hr

1 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step 5hr 12min 34sec
2 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka @ 23 seconds
3 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp
4 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step 1:20
5 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin
6 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling
7 Dylan Teuns BMC
8 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling
9 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno  Bardiani-CSF
10 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF
11 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh
12 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar
13 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana
14 Bradley Wiggins SKY
15 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura
16 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
17 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo
18 David Lopez Garcia SKY
19 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo
20 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo
21 Steve Lampier Giordana 1:35
22 Ben Swift SKY 2:03
23 Mark Christian Raleigh
24 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp 2:15
25 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain 2:29
26 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka 2:34
27 Alex Dowsett Movistar
28 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano
29 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp
30 Bram Tankink Belkin
31 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF
32 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling
33 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step
34 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis
35 Sebastian Henao  SKY
36 Richard Handley Rapha-Condor-JTL
37 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp
38 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF
39 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka
40 Giovanni Visconti Movistar 2:40
41 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis
42 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step 2:51
43 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction 3:14
44 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling 3:40
45 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step 6:08
46 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh 6:35
47 Joshua Hunt NFTO
48 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction
49 Leopold König NetApp-Endura 7:18
50 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk 7:30
51 Peter Velits BMC
52 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 11:25
53 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura
54 Rick Zabel BMC
55 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step
56 Rick Flens Belkin
57 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura
58 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp
59 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar
60 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar
61 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling
62 Jetse Bol Belkin
63 Martin Kohler BMC
64 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano
65 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction
66 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano
67 Maarten Wynants Belkin
68 Stephen Cummings BMC
69 Adam Blythe NFTO
70 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk 16:53
71 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk
72 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka
73 Barry Markus Belkin
74 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura 24:00
75 Thomas Moses Rapha-Condor-JTL
76 James Lowsley Williams NFTO
77 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka
78 Germain Burton Great Britain
79 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis
80 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction
81 Christopher Lawless Great Britain
82 Kristian House Rapha-Condor-JTL
83 Lasse Norman Hansen  Garmin-Sharp
84 Sebastian Lander BMC
85 Robert Partridge Giordana
86 George Atkins Raleigh
87 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk
88 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo
89 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo
90 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction
91 Daniel Mclay Great Britain
92 Chris Opie Rapha-Condor-JTL
93 Christopher Latham Great Britain
94 Yanto Barker Raleigh
95 Michael James Northey  Madison-Genesis
96 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF
97 James Moss Giordana
98 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh
99 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis
100 Dale Appleby NFTO
101 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF
102 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar
103 Bradley Morgan Giordana
104 Nathan Edmondson Giordana
105 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano
106 Bernhard Eisel SKY
107 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis

GC after Stage 7:

1 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp 30hr 22min 2sec
2 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step @ 19 seconds
3 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF 25
4 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo 35
5 Dylan Teuns BMC 36
6 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar 45
7 Bradley Wiggins SKY 47
8 David Lopez Garcia SKY 49
9 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling 51
10 Alex Dowsett Movistar 59
11 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka
12 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling 1:07
13 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura 1:22
14 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo 1:25
15 Manuel Bongiorno Francesco Bardiani-CSF 1:27
16 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo 1:32
17 Steve Lampier Giordana 1:35
18 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh 1:48
19 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp 2:11
20 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin 2:13
21 Giovanni Visconti Movistar 2:22
22 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain 2:34
23 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka 2:50
24 Richard Handley Rapha-Condor-JTL 3:04
25 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step 3:07
26 Ben Swift SKY 3:31
27 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis 3:38
28 Sebastian Henao Gomez SKY 4:06
29 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis 4:18
30 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling 4:27
31 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka 4:53
32 Bram Tankink Belkin 5:05
33 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana 5:15
34 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF 6:14
35 Leopold König NetApp-Endura 6:49
36 Mark Christian Raleigh 8:21
37 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling 10:57
38 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF 11:18
39 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction 11:31
40 Rick Zabel BMC 12:08
41 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar 12:50
42 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling 13:22
43 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step 13:43
44 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling 14:17
45 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura 15:37
46 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step 15:40
47 Maarten Wynants Belkin 15:43
48 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step 17:52
49 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano 18:09
50 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh 18:45
51 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar 19:03
52 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano 20:24
53 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp 20:25
54 Peter Velits BMC 20:29
55 Stephen Cummings BMC 21:07
56 Adam Blythe NPC 21:13
57 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction 23:09
58 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp 23:19
59 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp 23:51
60 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk 23:54
61 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano 25:40
62 Martin Kohler BMC 26:27
63 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk 27:51
64 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura 28:22
65 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis 29:44
66 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka 31:23
67 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar 35:22
68 Thomas Moses Rapha-Condor-JTL
69 James Northey Michael Madison-Genesis 36:39
70 Robert Partridge Giordana 38:31
71 Jetse Bol Belkin 38:33
72 Germain Burton Great Britain 40:31
73 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura 40:40
74 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step 40:49
75 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk 42:09
76 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction 42:11
77 Rick Flens Belkin 42:26
78 Kristian House Rapha-Condor-JTL 43:04
79 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo 43:52
80 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis 44:49
81 George Atkins Raleigh 45:34
82 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 46:48
83 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka 47:56
84 Norman Hansen Lasse Garmin-Sharp 48:15
85 Dale Appleby NPC 48:45
86 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo 49:36
87 Nathan Edmondson Giordana 50:21
88 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction 51:09
89 Daniel Mclay Great Britain 54:18
90 Joshua Hunt NPC 55:15
91 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF 55:55
92 Sebastian Lander BMC 56:05
93 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk 57:39
94 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis 59:00
95 Yanto Barker Raleigh 1:01:35
96 Barry Markus Belkin 1:03:52
97 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano 1:03:58
98 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF 1:05:51
99 Chris Opie Rapha-Condor-JTL 1:07:54
100 Bernhard Eisel SKY 1:08:42
101 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh 1:09:52
102 Bradley Morgan Giordana 1:11:34
103 James Moss Giordana 1:12:59
104 James Lowsley Williams NPC 1:18:40
105 Christopher Latham Great Britain 1:19:13
106 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction 1:24:44
107 Christopher Lawless Great Britain 1:25:18

Stage 7 map:

Stage 7 map

Stage 7 map


Friday, September 12: Stage 6, Bath - Hemel Hemstead, 205.6 km (127.9 miles)

Stage 6 map |

The Race: Just like yesterday, the peloton let a quality break get away and then waited too long to shut it down. And when the attempt to close the gap was made, the chase lacked fervor.

Alex Dowsett (Movistar), Matthias Brandle (IAM Cycling) and Thomas Stewart (Madison-Genesis) took off when the stage was 50 kilometers old. The trio managed to get five minutes up the road. It was strange that a break with Alex Dowsett, only 1min 25sec down on GC and a good rider, was allowed to get away.

When race leader Michel Kwiatkowski's Omega Pharma team finally tried to catch the trio, they just couldn't.

Near the end, Matthias Brandle again scooted away to win his second stage in a row. Dowsett's reward for a day of hard riding is the GC lead.

Complete Results:

1 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling 4hr 44min 49sec
2 Alex Dowsett Movistar @ 1 second
3 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis
4 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF 1:51
5 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF
6 Ben Swift SKY
7 Martin Kohler BMC
8 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling
9 Rick Zabel BMC
10 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano
11 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura
12 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction
13 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp
14 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka
15 Adam Blythe NFTO
16 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp
17 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura
18 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling
19 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step
20 Dylan Teuns BMC
21 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling
22 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana
23 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar
24 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano
25 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF
26 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling
27 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk
28 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo
29 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar
30 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh
31 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain
32 Giovanni Visconti Movistar
33 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura
34 Germain Burton Great Britain
35 Maarten Wynants Belkin
36 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka
37 Steve Lampier Giordana
38 Leopold König NetApp-Endura
39 Richard Handley Rapha-Condor-JTL
40 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano
41 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp
42 Robert Partridge Giordana
43 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo
44 Sebastian Henao  SKY
45 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis
46 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno  Bardiani-CSF
47 Bradley Wiggins SKY
48 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo
49 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
50 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis
51 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka
52 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction
53 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step
54 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar
55 Mark Christian Raleigh
56 David Lopez Garcia SKY
57 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin
58 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka
59 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk
60 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar
61 Thomas Moses Rapha-Condor-JTL
62 Bram Tankink Belkin
63 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step 2:01
64 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step
65 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF 2:36
66 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh 3:20
67 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step 3:36
68 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction 5:23
69 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo 7:01
70 Stephen Cummings BMC
71 Michael James Northey  Madison-Genesis
72 Peter Velits BMC
73 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis 7:24
74 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF
75 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo 8:40
76 Lasse Norman Hansen  Garmin-Sharp 11:43
77 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp 13:59
78 Kristian House Rapha-Condor-JTL
79 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp
80 Sam Bennett NetApp-Endura
81 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka
82 Joshua Hunt NFTO
83 Rick Flens Belkin 19:17
84 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano
85 Joonas Henttala Novo Nordisk
86 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk
87 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step
88 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk
89 Barry Markus Belkin
90 Jetse Bol Belkin
91 James Lowsley Williams NFTO
92 George Atkins Raleigh
93 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis
94 Chris Opie Rapha-Condor-JTL
95 Dale Appleby NFTO
96 Daniel Mclay Great Britain
97 Bradley Morgan Giordana
98 Christopher Lawless Great Britain
99 Sebastian Lander BMC
100 Bernhard Eisel SKY
101 Yanto Barker Raleigh
102 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh
103 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano
104 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura
105 Nathan Edmondson Giordana
106 James Moss Giordana
107 Christopher Latham Great Britain 21:51
108 Charles Planet Novo Nordisk
109 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction
110 Glen O'Shea An Post-Chain Reaction
111 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction

GC after Stage 6:

1 Alex Dowsett Movistar 25hr 7min 53sec
2 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step @ 34 seconds
3 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF 40"
4 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo 50"
5 Dylan Teuns BMC 51"
6 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar 1:00
7 Bradley Wiggins SKY 1:02
8 David Lopez Garcia SKY 1:04
9 Leopold König NetApp-Endura 1:06
10 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
11 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling 1:07
12 Giovanni Visconti Movistar 1:17
13 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling 1:22
14 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp 1:25
15 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp 1:31
16 Steve Lampier Giordana 1:35
17 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura 1:37
18 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo 1:40
19 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain
20 Manuel Bongiorno Francesco Bardiani-CSF 1:42
21 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo 1:47
22 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka 1:51
23 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh 2:03
24 Richard Handley Rapha-Condor-JTL 2:05
25 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step 2:08
26 Rick Zabel BMC 2:18
27 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka
28 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin 2:28
29 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis 2:33
30 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar 3:00
31 Ben Swift SKY 3:03
32 Sebastian Henao Gomez SKY 3:07
33 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis 3:19
34 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling 3:28
35 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka 3:54
36 Bram Tankink Belkin 4:06
37 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF 5:15
38 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana 5:32
39 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura 5:47
40 Maarten Wynants Belkin 5:53
41 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura 5:57
42 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis 7:19
43 Mark Christian Raleigh 7:53
44 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk 8:36
45 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka 8:58
46 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar 9:13
47 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction 9:52
48 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF 10:19
49 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano 10:34
50 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling 11:17
51 Stephen Cummings BMC
52 Adam Blythe NFTO 11:23
53 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step 12:27
54 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk 12:33
55 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar 12:57
56 Thomas Moses Rapha-Condor-JTL
57 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step 13:19
58 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp 13:29
59 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh 13:45
60 James Northey Michael Madison-Genesis 14:14
61 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling 14:34
62 Peter Velits BMC
63 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano 15:50
64 Robert Partridge Giordana 16:06
65 Martin Kohler BMC 16:37
66 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano 17:10
67 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step 17:29
68 Germain Burton Great Britain 18:06
69 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction 18:09
70 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp 19:26
71 Kristian House Rapha-Condor-JTL 20:39
72 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo 21:27
73 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis 22:24
74 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp 22:52
75 George Atkins Raleigh 23:09
76 Norman Hansen Lasse Garmin-Sharp 25:50
77 Dale Appleby NFTO 26:20
78 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo 27:11
79 Nathan Edmondson Giordana 27:56
80 Jetse Bol Belkin 28:43
81 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction 28:44
82 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura 30:50
83 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step 30:59
84 Daniel Mclay Great Britain 31:53
85 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction 32:21
86 Rick Flens Belkin 32:36
87 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka 32:38
88 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF 33:30
89 Sebastian Lander BMC 33:40
90 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk 35:14
91 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk 36:14
92 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis 36:35
93 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 36:58
94 Sam Bennett NetApp-Endura 37:38
95 Yanto Barker Raleigh 39:10
96 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano 41:33
97 Glen O'Shea An Post-Chain Reaction 42:51
98 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF 43:26
99 Chris Opie Rapha-Condor-JTL 45:29
100 Bernhard Eisel SKY 46:17
101 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh 47:27
102 Joonas Henttala Novo Nordisk 47:32
103 Barry Markus Belkin 48:34
104 Bradley Morgan Giordana 49:09
105 Joshua Hunt NFTO 50:15
106 James Moss Giordana 50:34
107 James Lowsley Williams NFTO 56:15
108 Christopher Latham Great Britain 56:48
109 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction 1:02:19
110 Christopher Lawless Great Britain 1:02:53
111 Charles Planet Novo Nordisk 1:07:36

Stage 6 map:

Stage 6 map

Stage 6 map


Thursday, September 11: Stage 5, Exmouth - Exeter, 177.3 km (110.3 miles)

Stage 5 map |

The Race: An important part of stage racing tactics is deciding how much energy to expend corralling an opponent and when to do it. Today, the big teams got it wrong.

A five-man break was never allowed to go too far down the road, but the decision to make the actual catch was made too late.

From the break, Austrian rider Matthias Brandle escaped and rode up the final ascent and downhill to the finish in Exeter, finishing alone. Behind him two other riders from the day's break, Shane Archbold and Maarten Wynants also made it to the line without being caught. The chasing pack came in fourteen seconds after Brandle had won the stage.

Michal Kwiatkowski finished in the main peloton to preserve his three-seconds lead in the GC over Edoardo Zanini.

Complete Stage 5 results:

1 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling 4hr 32min 3sec
2 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction @ 8 seconds
3 Maarten Wynants Belkin
4 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF 14"
5 Ben Swift SKY
6 Rick Zabel BMC
7 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step
8 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling
9 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo
10 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp
11 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano
12 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling
13 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh
14 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF
15 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF
16 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar
17 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura
18 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka
19 Alex Dowsett Movistar
20 Dylan Teuns BMC
21 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo
22 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling
23 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp
24 Leopold König NetApp-Endura
25 Steve Lampier Giordana
26 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka
27 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura
28 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain
29 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step
30 David Lopez Garcia SKY
31 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
32 Richard Handley Rapha Condor JTL
33 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin
34 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka
35 Giovanni Visconti Movistar
36 Bradley Wiggins SKY
37 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar
38 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo
39 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis 48"
40 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis
41 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step 53"
42 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction
43 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar
44 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step
45 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka
46 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling 57"
47 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis
48 George Atkins Raleigh
49 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk
50 Kristian House Rapha Condor JTL
51 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana
52 Germain Burton Great Britain
53 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar
54 Dale Appleby NFTO 1:29
55 Chris Opie Rapha Condor JTL
56 Nathan Edmondson Giordana 1:45
57 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction 1:56
58 Joonas Henttala Novo Nordisk
59 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk
60 Jetse Bol Belkin
61 Michael James Northey  Madison-Genesis
62 Peter Velits BMC 2:12
63 Adam Blythe NFTO
64 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno  Bardiani-CSF 14
65 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis 2:12
66 Bram Tankink Belkin
67 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura 3:02
68 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura
69 Charles Planet Novo Nordisk
70 James Lowsley Williams NFTO
71 Thomas Moses Rapha Condor JTL
72 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction
73 Robert Partridge Giordana
74 James Moss Giordana
75 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo
76 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp
77 Bradley Morgan Giordana
78 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis
79 Joshua Hunt NFTO
80 Yanto Barker Raleigh
81 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka
82 Linus Gerdemann MTN-Qhubeka
83 Mark Christian Raleigh
84 Stephen Cummings BMC
85 Sebastian Henao  SKY 14
86 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF 3:40
87 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk 3:50
88 Barry Markus Belkin
89 Rick Flens Belkin
90 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction
91 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh 3:59
92 Daniel Mclay Great Britain
93 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 4:32
94 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano
95 Bernhard Eisel SKY
96 Christopher Latham Great Britain
97 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano
98 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano
99 Christopher Lawless Great Britain
100 Martin Kohler BMC
101 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh
102 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp
103 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp
104 Sebastian Lander BMC
105 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo
106 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF
107 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step
108 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk
109 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step 4:53
110 Lasse Norman Hansen  Garmin-Sharp 5:07
111 Glen O'Shea An Post-Chain Reaction
112 Jonathan Mould NFTO 6:13
113 Samuel Harrison NFTO

GC after Stage 5:

1 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step 20hr 21min 50sec
2 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF @ 3 seconds
3 Dylan Teuns BMC 14
4 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo
5 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar 23
6 Bradley Wiggins SKY 27
7 David Lopez Garcia SKY
8 Leopold König NetApp-Endura 29
9 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
10 Giovanni Visconti Movistar 40
11 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling 45
12 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp 48
13 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp 54
14 Steve Lampier Giordana 58
15 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura 1:00
16 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo 1:03
17 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain
18 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno  Bardiani-CSF 1:05
19 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo 1:10
20 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka 1:14
21 Alex Dowsett Movistar 1:25
22 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh 1:26
23 Richard Handley Rapha Condor JTL 1:28
24 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step 1:31
25 Rick Zabel BMC 1:41
26 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka
27 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin 1:51
28 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis 1:56
29 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar 2:23
30 Ben Swift SKY 2:26
31 Sebastian Henao SKY 2:30
32 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling 2:35
33 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis 2:42
34 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling 2:51
35 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka 3:17
36 Bram Tankink Belkin 3:29
37 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF 3:53
38 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana 4:55
39 George Atkins Raleigh 5:06
40 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura 5:10
41 Maarten Wynants Belkin 5:16
42 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura 5:20
43 Stephen Cummings BMC 5:30
44 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp 6:41
45 Mark Christian Raleigh 7:16
46 Kristian House Rapha Condor JTL 7:54
47 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk 7:59
48 Dale Appleby NPC 8:17
49 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka 8:21
50 Michael James Northey  Madison-Genesis 8:27
51 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar 8:36
52 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis 8:38
53 Peter Velits BMC 8:47
54 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction 9:15
55 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF 9:42
56 Nathan Edmondson Giordana 9:53
57 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano 9:57
58 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp 10:07
59 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling 10:40
60 Jetse Bol Belkin
61 Adam Blythe NPC 10:46
62 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh 11:39
63 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step 11:40
64 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction 11:44
65 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk 11:56
66 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar 12:20
67 Thomas Moses Rapha Condor JTL
68 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step 12:32
69 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura 12:47
70 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp 12:52
71 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step 12:56
72 Linus Gerdemann MTN-Qhubeka 13:03
73 Daniel Mclay Great Britain 13:50
74 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling 13:57
75 Rick Flens Belkin 14:33
76 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step 15:07
77 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano 15:13
78 Lasse Norman Hansen  Garmin-Sharp 15:21
79 Robert Partridge Giordana 15:29
80 Sebastian Lander BMC 15:37
81 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo 15:40
82 Martin Kohler BMC 16:00
83 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis 16:14
84 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano 16:33
85 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk 17:11
86 Germain Burton Great Britain 17:29
87 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction 17:32
88 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk 18:11
89 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis 18:32
90 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 18:55
91 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo 19:45
92 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka 19:53
93 Yanto Barker Raleigh 21:07
94 Glen O'Shea An Post-Chain Reaction 22:14
95 Jonathan Mould NPC 22:48
96 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano 23:30
97 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction 24:35:00
98 Sam Bennett NetApp-Endura 24:53:00
99 Chris Opie Rapha Condor JTL 27:26:00
100 Bernhard Eisel SKY 28:14:00
101 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh 29:24:00
102 Joonas Henttala Novo Nordisk 29:29:00
103 Barry Markus Belkin 30:31:00
104 Bradley Morgan Giordana 31:06:00
105 Samuel Harrison NPC 31:30:00
106 James Moss Giordana 32:11:00
107 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF 32:53:00
108 Christopher Latham Great Britain 36:11:00
109 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF 37:16:00
110 Joshua Hunt NPC 37:30:00
111 James Lowsley Williams NPC 38:12:00
112 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction 41:42:00
113 Christopher Lawless Great Britain 44:50:00
114 Charles Planet Novo Nordisk 46:19:00

Stage 5 map:

Tour of Britainstage 5 map

Stage 5 map


Wednesday, September 10: Stage 4, Worcester - Bristol, 184.6 km (114.8 miles)

Stage 4 map |

The Race: Albert Timmer (Giant-Shimano) had remained off the front after the rest of the day's break had been absorbed. The finale was an uphill in Bristol and there Jack Bauer (Garmin-Sharp) bridged up to Timmer.

But Omega Pharma rider Michel Kwiatkowski is currently enjoying splendid form and used that good condition to catch and pass the pair and win the stage.

Going into the stage Kwiatkowski had been in second place, 13 seconds behind GC leader Edoardo Zardini. Zardini was on the wrong side of a split in the peloton, finishing 19th, six seconds behind Kwiatkowski. With Kwiatkowski's 10-second stage winning bonification, he now leads the Tour of Britain, three seconds ahead of Zardini.

Complete Stage 4 results:

1 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step 4hr 19min 9sec
2 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano
3 Dylan Teuns BMC
4 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp
5 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar
6 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo
7 Ben Swift SKY @ 6 seconds
8 Rick Zabel BMC
9 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF
10 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling
11 David Lopez Garcia SKY
12 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh
13 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF
14 Leopold König NetApp-Endura
15 Peter Velits BMC
16 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin
17 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp
18 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo
19 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF
20 Manuel Bongiorno Francesco Bardiani-CSF
21 Stephen Cummings BMC
22 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka
23 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step
24 Alex Dowsett Movistar
25 Bram Tankink Belkin
26 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling
27 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis
28 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain
29 Germain Burton Great Britain
30 Steve Lampier Giordana
31 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka
32 Richard Handley Rapha Condor JTL
33 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo
34 Bradley Wiggins SKY
35 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step
36 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura
37 Maarten Wynants Belkin
38 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
39 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp
40 Sebastian Henao Gomez SKY @ 25 seconds
41 Jetse Bol Belkin
42 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp
43 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling
44 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar
45 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis
46 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka
47 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana 42"
48 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis
49 George Atkins Raleigh
50 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka
51 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano 52"
52 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk 1:05
53 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk
54 Nathan Edmondson Giordana 1:20
55 Robert Partridge Giordana
56 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction
57 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar
58 Giovanni Visconti Movistar 6"
59 Norman Hansen Lasse Garmin-Sharp 1:42
60 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis 1:44
61 Adam Blythe NFTO
62 Thomas Moses Rapha Condor JTL
63 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step
64 Dale Appleby NFTO
65 Glen O'Shea An Post-Chain Reaction
66 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling 1:48
67 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling
68 Daniel Mclay Great Britain 1:56
69 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka 2:03
70 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh
71 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction
72 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis 2:06
73 Martin Kohler BMC 2:36
74 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura 2:44
75 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step
76 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp 3:07
77 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar 3:22
78 Bernhard Eisel SKY
79 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano
80 Rick Flens Belkin
81 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction
82 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano 3:26
83 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura
84 Kristian House Rapha Condor JTL
85 Sebastian Lander BMC
86 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano
87 Linus Gerdemann MTN-Qhubeka
88 James Northey Michael Madison-Genesis
89 Mark Christian Raleigh 3:29
90 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura 6"
91 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step 4:34
92 Samuel Harrison NFTO 4:35
93 Jonathan Mould NFTO
94 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk 4:55
95 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo
96 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo
97 Yanto Barker Raleigh 6:09
98 Sam Bennett NetApp-Endura 6:56
99 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk 7:52
100 James Lowsley Williams NFTO 18:02
101 Joonas Henttala Novo Nordisk
102 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF
103 Christopher Lawless Great Britain
104 Charles Planet Novo Nordisk
105 Barry Markus Belkin
106 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction
107 Christopher Latham Great Britain
108 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF
109 Rasmus Guldhammer Tinkoff-Saxo
110 Bradley Morgan Giordana
111 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction
112 Chris Opie Rapha Condor JTL
113 James Moss Giordana
114 Joshua Hunt NFTO
115 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh

GC after stage 4:

1 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step 15hr 49min 33sec
2 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF @ 3 seconds
3 Dylan Teuns BMC 14"
4 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo
5 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar 23"
6 Bradley Wiggins SKY 27"
7 David Lopez Garcia SKY
8 Leopold König NetApp-Endura 29"
9 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
10 Giovanni Visconti Movistar 40"
11 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling 45"
12 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp 48"
13 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp 54"
14 Steve Lampier Giordana 58"
15 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura 1:00
16 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo 1:03
17 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain
18 Manuel Bongiorno Francesco Bardiani-CSF 1:05
19 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo 1:10
20 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis 1:13
21 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka 1:14
22 Alex Dowsett Movistar 1:25
23 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh 1:26
24 Richard Handley Rapha Condor JTL 1:28
25 Bram Tankink Belkin 1:31
26 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step
27 Rick Zabel BMC 1:41
28 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka
29 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin 1:51
30 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis 2:08
31 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar 2:23
32 Ben Swift SKY 2:26
33 Sebastian Henao Gomez SKY 2:30
34 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura 2:32
35 Stephen Cummings BMC 2:42
36 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling 2:51
37 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling 3:04
38 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka 3:17
39 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF 3:53
40 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp
41 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana 4:12
42 George Atkins Raleigh 4:23
43 Mark Christian Raleigh 4:28
44 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura 5:10
45 Maarten Wynants Belkin 5:32
46 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp 5:49
47 James Northey Michael Madison-Genesis 6:45
48 Peter Velits BMC 6:49
49 Dale Appleby NFTO 7:02
50 Kristian House Rapha Condor JTL 7:11
51 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk 7:16
52 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka 7:46
53 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step 7:53
54 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar
55 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh 7:54
56 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis 8:04
57 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk 8:20
58 Nathan Edmondson Giordana 8:22
59 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp 8:34
60 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction 8:36
61 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step 8:38
62 Adam Blythe NFTO 8:48
63 Jetse Bol Belkin 8:58
64 Thomas Moses Rapha Condor JTL 9:32
65 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF 9:42
66 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling 9:57
67 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano
68 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura 9:59
69 Daniel Mclay Great Britain 10:05
70 Linus Gerdemann MTN-Qhubeka 10:15
71 Norman Hansen Lasse Garmin-Sharp 10:28
72 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano 10:55
73 Rick Flens Belkin 10:57
74 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step 11:01
75 Sebastian Lander BMC 11:19
76 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar 11:41
77 Martin Kohler BMC 11:42
78 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction 11:59
79 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano 12:15
80 Robert Partridge Giordana 12:41
81 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo 12:52
82 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis 13:26
83 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk 13:53
84 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling 13:57
85 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step 14:28
86 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 14:37
87 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction 14:44
88 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo 15:27
89 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk 15:29
90 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis 16:34
91 Germain Burton Great Britain 16:46
92 Jonathan Mould NFTO 16:49
93 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka 17:05
94 Glen O'Shea An Post-Chain Reaction 17:21
95 Yanto Barker Raleigh 18:19
96 Sam Bennett NetApp-Endura 18:38
97 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano 19:12
98 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction 22:33
99 Bernhard Eisel SKY 23:56
100 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh 25:06:00
101 Samuel Harrison NFTO 25:31:00
102 Chris Opie Rapha Condor JTL 26:11:00
103 Barry Markus Belkin 26:55:00
104 Rasmus Guldhammer Tinkoff-Saxo 27:47:00
105 Joonas Henttala Novo Nordisk
106 Bradley Morgan Giordana 28:18:00
107 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF 28:35:00
108 James Moss Giordana 29:23:00
109 Christopher Latham Great Britain 31:53:00
110 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF 33:50:00
111 Joshua Hunt NFTO 34:42:00
112 James Lowsley Williams NFTO 35:24:00
113 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction 38:06:00
114 Christopher Lawless Great Britain 40:32:00
115 Charles Planet Novo Nordisk 43:31:00

Stage 4 map:

Stage 4 map

Stage 4 map


Tuesday, September 9: Stage 3, Newtown - The Tumble (hilltop finish), 179.9 km (119.9 miles)

Stage 3 map |

The Race: Today the Tour of Britain was again in Wales. The day's decider was hilltop finish at The Tumble, a 4 km ascent averaging 6.2% gradient.

Tinkoff-Saxo rider Manuele Boaro was the last rider from the day's break that was still off the front, and he was caught as the race approached The Tumble.

Jack Bauer (Garmin-Sharp) was the first to try his luck as the hill began to rear upwards. He was quickly joined by Edoardo Zardini (Bardiani-CSF), who had earlier in the year won a stage at the Giro del Trentino. Bauer was soon shelled by Zardini.

Nicolas Roche (Tinkoff-Saxo) bridged and was ahead of the Italian for a short while, but the Bardiani rider dug deep and was able to drop Roche and head for the line alone. Then Michal Kwiatkowski showed up and passed Roche, but could only come within nine seconds of Zardini.

Zardini accomplished the double coup. He won both the stage and the GC leadership. Zardini made it clear in post-race comments that he intends to defend his lead and emerge on September 14th the 2014 Tour of Britain winner.

Complete Results:

Winner's average speed: 39.246 km/hr

1 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF 4hr 35min 2sec
2 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step @ 9 seconds
3 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo 11"
4 Dylan Teuns BMC
5 Bradley Wiggins SKY 14"
6 Giovanni Visconti Movistar
7 David Lopez Garcia SKY
8 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling 16"
9 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar
10 Leopold König NetApp-Endura
11 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling 32"
12 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp 35"
13 Steve Lampier Giordana 45"
14 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka
15 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp 47"
16 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura
17 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain 50"
18 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo
19 Mark Christian Raleigh 52"
20 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno  Bardiani-CSF
21 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo 57"
22 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis 1:00
23 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling 1:09
24 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh 1:13
25 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar 1:18
26 Richard Handley Rapha-Condor
27 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step
28 Bram Tankink Belkin
29 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin
30 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka
31 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis 1:20
32 Alex Dowsett Movistar
33 Rick Zabel BMC 1:28
34 Sebastian Henao  SKY 1:45
35 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka 2:19
36 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp
37 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling
38 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura
39 Ben Swift SKY
40 Stephen Cummings BMC
41 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura
42 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana 2:39
43 George Atkins Raleigh 3:10
44 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step 3:12
45 Michael James Northey  Madison-Genesis
46 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction 3:40
47 Kristian House Rapha-Condor
48 Dale Appleby NFTO
49 Jetse Bol Belkin
50 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp
51 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF
52 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar
53 Germain Burton Great Britain 4:38
54 Maarten Wynants Belkin 5:19
55 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk 5:20
56 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh 5:44
57 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk
58 Nathan Edmondson Giordana 6:01
59 Robert Partridge Giordana
60 Jonathan Mould NFTO 6:12
61 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF 6:26
62 Peter Velits BMC
63 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk
64 Joonas Henttala Novo Nordisk
65 Linus Gerdemann MTN-Qhubeka
66 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura
67 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction
68 Rasmus Guldhammer Tinkoff-Saxo
69 Rick Flens Belkin 6:34
70 Adam Blythe NFTO 6:57
71 Thomas Moses Rapha-Condor
72 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step
73 Bradley Morgan Giordana
74 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka
75 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh
76 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis 7:16
77 James Lowsley Williams NFTO 7:20
78 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk 7:50
79 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo
80 Lasse Norman Hansen  Garmin-Sharp 8:02
81 Sebastian Lander BMC
82 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp
83 James Moss Giordana
84 Daniel Mclay Great Britain
85 Brian Bulgac Giant-Shimano
86 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction
87 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis
88 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis
89 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano
90 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano
91 Barry Markus Belkin
92 Chris Opie Rapha-Condor
93 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling
94 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar 8:43
95 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka
96 Martin Kohler BMC
97 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano 9:56
98 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano
99 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF 10:32
100 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step
101 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo
102 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step
103 Christopher Lawless Great Britain
104 Bernhard Eisel SKY
105 Glen O'Shea An Post-Chain Reaction
106 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction
107 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction
108 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF
109 Joshua Hunt NFTO
110 Yanto Barker Raleigh
111 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano
112 Christopher Latham Great Britain
113 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling
114 Samuel Harrison NFTO
115 Sam Bennett NetApp-Endura 11:19
116 Charles Planet Novo Nordisk 14:21
117 Michael Cuming Rapha-Condor 15:18

GC after Stage 3:

1 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF 11hr 30min 21sec
2 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step @ 13 seconds
3 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo 17"
4 Dylan Teuns BMC 21"
5 Bradley Wiggins SKY 24"
6 David Lopez Garcia SKY
7 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar 26"
8 Leopold König NetApp-Endura
9 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
10 Giovanni Visconti Movistar 37"
11 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling 42"
12 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp 45"
13 Steve Lampier Giordana 55"
14 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura 57"
15 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp
16 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo 1:00
17 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain
18 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno  Bardiani-CSF 1:02
19 Mark Christian Raleigh
20 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo 1:07
21 Alex Peters Madison-Genesis 1:10
22 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka 1:11
23 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling 1:19
24 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh 1:23
25 Richard Handley Rapha Condor 1:25
26 Alex Dowsett Movistar 1:27
27 Bram Tankink Belkin 1:28
28 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step
29 Rick Zabel BMC 1:38
30 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka
31 Liam Holohan Madison-Genesis 1:46
32 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin 1:48
33 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar 2:01
34 Sebastian Henao Gomez SKY 2:08
35 Ben Swift SKY 2:23
36 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling 2:29
37 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura
38 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura
39 Stephen Cummings BMC 2:39
40 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp 2:45
41 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka 2:55
42 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step 3:22
43 Michael James Northey  Madison-Genesis
44 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana 3:33
45 George Atkins Raleigh 3:44
46 Kristian House Rapha Condor 3:50
47 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp
48 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF
49 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar 4:34
50 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chain Reaction
51 Dale Appleby NFTO 5:21
52 Maarten Wynants Belkin 5:29
53 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh 5:54
54 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk 6:04
55 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk 6:14
56 Owain Doull An Post-Chain Reaction 6:36
57 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura
58 Peter Velits BMC 6:46
59 Linus Gerdemann MTN-Qhubeka 6:52
60 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step 6:57
61 Nathan Edmondson Giordana 7:05
62 Adam Blythe NFTO 7:07
63 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh
64 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka
65 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk 7:18
66 Thomas Stewart Madison-Genesis 7:25
67 Rick Flens Belkin 7:38
68 Thomas Moses Rapha Condor 7:51
69 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo 8:00
70 Sebastian Lander BMC 8:04
71 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp 8:12
72 Daniel Mclay Great Britain
73 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling
74 Chris Opie Rapha Condor
75 Jetse Bol Belkin 8:36
76 Lasse Norman Hansen  Garmin-Sharp 8:52
77 Barry Markus Belkin 8:56
78 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano
79 Martin Kohler BMC 9:09
80 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF 9:39
81 Rasmus Guldhammer Tinkoff-Saxo 9:48
82 Joonas Henttala Novo Nordisk
83 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano 10:06
84 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano
85 Bradley Morgan Giordana 10:19
86 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar 10:24
87 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo 10:35
88 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF 10:36
89 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk 10:37
90 Shane Archbold An Post-Chain Reaction 10:42
91 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step 10:58
92 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 11:14
93 Thomas Scully Madison-Genesis 11:23
94 Robert Partridge Giordana 11:24
95 James Moss Giordana
96 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chain Reaction 11:25
97 Sam Bennett NetApp-Endura 11:45
98 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step 11:47
99 Yanto Barker Raleigh 12:13
100 Jonathan Mould NFTO 12:17
101 Christopher Latham Great Britain 13:54
102 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling
103 Ian Bibby Madison-Genesis 14:53
104 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka 15:05
105 Glen O'Shea An Post-Chain Reaction 15:40
106 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano 15:49
107 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF 15:51
108 Michael Cuming Rapha Condor 15:53
109 Germain Burton Great Britain 16:43
110 Joshua Hunt NFTO
111 James Lowsley Williams NFTO 17:25
112 Jack Wilson An Post-Chain Reaction 20:07
113 Bernhard Eisel SKY 20:37
114 Samuel Harrison NFTO 20:59
115 Christopher Lawless Great Britain 22:33
116 Brian Bulgac Giant-Shimano 23:08
117 Charles Planet Novo Nordisk 25:32:00

Stage 3 map:

Stage 3 map

Stage 3 map


Monday, September 8: Stage 2, Knowsley - Llandudno, 200.8 km

The Race: The day's break of six was never allowed much rope and was caught well before the stage finish. After they had been absorbed, Michel Kwiatkowski tried his luck, but he too was chased down, setting things up for a big sprint.

The day was won by Omega Pharma rider Mark Renshaw, who normally has lead-out duty for Mark Cavendish. But since Cavendish crashed badly enough yesterday to warrant a trip to the hospital to make sure he was OK, Renshaw was Omega Pharma's man to go for the stage win.

Renshaw did not waste the opportunity, winning not only the stage but the overall leadership. Yesterday's winner and GC leader, Marcel Kittel, didn't make the front group, finishing 99th, more than 3 minutes behind Renshaw.

Complete Results:

1 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step 4hr 38min 54sec
2 Ben Swift SKY
3 Sam Bennett NetApp-Endura
4 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp
5 Rick Zabel BMC
6 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step
7 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling
8 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step
9 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF
10 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling
11 Bradley Wiggins SKY
12 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo
13 Alex Peters Madison Genesis
14 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura
15 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp
16 Adam Blythe NFTO
17 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar
18 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh
19 Alex Dowsett Movistar
20 Daniel Mclay Great Britain
21 Dylan Teuns BMC
22 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step
23 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo
24 Bram Tankink Belkin
25 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling
26 Leopold König NetApp-Endura
27 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura
28 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo
29 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo
30 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling
31 Kristian House Rapha Condor JTL
32 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura
33 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo
34 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step
35 Chris Opie Rapha Condor JTL
36 Thomas Stewart Madison Genesis
37 Richard Handley Rapha Condor JTL
38 Mark Christian Raleigh
39 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno  Bardiani-CSF
40 Shane Archbold An Post Chainreaction
41 Maarten Wynants Belkin
42 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano
43 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano
44 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp
45 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh
46 Sebastian Lander BMC
47 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF
48 Owain Doull An Post Chainreaction
49 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka
50 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura
51 David Lopez Garcia SKY
52 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh
53 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF
54 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
55 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp
56 Michael James Northey  Madison Genesis
57 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin
58 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka @ 10 seconds
59 Steve Lampier Giordana 0
60 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk 10"
61 Peter Velits BMC
62 Stephen Cummings BMC
63 Giovanni Visconti Movistar 13"
64 Sebastian Henao  SKY
65 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp 16"
66 Martin Kohler BMC
67 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain 0
68 Liam Holohan Madison Genesis 16"
69 Linus Gerdemann MTN-Qhubeka
70 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka
71 George Atkins Raleigh 24"
72 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka 26"
73 Michael Cuming Rapha Condor JTL
74 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar 33"
75 Ryan Mullen An Post Chainreaction 44"
76 Barry Markus Belkin
77 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk
78 Thomas Moses Rapha Condor JTL
79 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar
80 Lasse Norman Hansen  Garmin-Sharp
81 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano
82 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk
83 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana
84 Mark Mcnally An Post Chainreaction
85 Nathan Edmondson Giordana 54"
86 Rick Flens Belkin
87 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step 1:05
88 Yanto Barker Raleigh 1:31
89 Dale Appleby NFTO
90 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar
91 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk 2:37
92 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF 3:12
93 Christopher Latham Great Britain
94 Thomas Scully Madison Genesis
95 Rasmus Guldhammer Tinkoff-Saxo
96 Joonas Henttala Novo Nordisk
97 Bradley Morgan Giordana
98 James Moss Giordana
99 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano
100 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling
101 Jetse Bol Belkin 4:46
102 Glen O'Shea An Post Chainreaction 4:58
103 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano 5:07
104 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF 5:09
105 Robert Partridge Giordana 5:13
106 Joshua Hunt NFTO 6:01
107 Jonathan Mould NFTO
108 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka 6:12
109 Ian Bibby Madison Genesis 6:25
110 James Lowsley Williams NFTO 9:55
111 Bernhard Eisel SKY
112 Brian Bulgac Giant-Shimano
113 Samuel Harrison NFTO 10:17
114 Charles Planet Novo Nordisk 10:41
115 Christopher Lawless Great Britain 11:55
116 Germain Burton Great Britain
117 Jack Wilson An Post Chainreaction

GC after Stage 2:

1 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step 6hr 55min 19sec
2 Ben Swift SKY @ 4 seconds
3 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF
4 Sam Bennett NetApp-Endura 6"
5 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step
6 Alex Dowsett Movistar 7"
7 Richard Handley Rapha Condor JTL
8 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp 10"
9 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling
10 Rick Zabel BMC
11 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo
12 Alex Peters Madison Genesis
13 Daniel Mclay Great Britain
14 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling
15 Adam Blythe NFTO
16 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step
17 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step
18 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh
19 Bram Tankink Belkin
20 Chris Opie Rapha Condor JTL
21 Sebastian Lander BMC
22 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano
23 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh
24 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling
25 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar
26 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling
27 Owain Doull An Post Chainreaction
28 Thomas Stewart Madison Genesis
29 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo
30 Kristian House Rapha Condor JTL
31 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh
32 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step
33 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka
34 Dylan Teuns BMC
35 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano
36 Bradley Wiggins SKY
37 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura
38 Leopold König NetApp-Endura
39 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno  Bardiani-CSF
40 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp
41 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF
42 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF
43 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo
44 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura
45 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp
46 Maarten Wynants Belkin
47 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
48 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura
49 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo
50 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp
51 Mark Christian Raleigh
52 David Lopez Garcia SKY
53 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura
54 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo
55 Shane Archbold An Post Chainreaction
56 Steve Lampier Giordana
57 Michael James Northey  Madison Genesis
58 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain
59 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka 20"
60 Peter Velits BMC
61 Stephen Cummings BMC
62 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk
63 Sebastian Henao SKY 23"
64 Giovanni Visconti Movistar
65 Martin Kohler BMC 26"
66 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka
67 Linus Gerdemann MTN-Qhubeka
68 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp
69 Liam Holohan Madison Genesis
70 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin 30"
71 George Atkins Raleigh 34"
72 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka 36"
73 Michael Cuming Rapha Condor JTL
74 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar 43"
75 Lasse Norman Hansen  Garmin-Sharp 50"
76 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk 52"
77 Barry Markus Belkin 54"
78 Thomas Moses Rapha Condor JTL
79 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar
80 Ryan Mullen An Post Chainreaction
81 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk
82 Mark Mcnally An Post Chainreaction
83 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano
84 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana
85 Rick Flens Belkin 1:04
86 Nathan Edmondson Giordana
87 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step 1:15
88 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar 1:41
89 Yanto Barker Raleigh
90 Dale Appleby NFTO
91 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk 2:47
92 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 3:12
93 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF 3:13
94 Thomas Scully Madison Genesis 3:21
95 Christopher Latham Great Britain 3:22
96 Rasmus Guldhammer Tinkoff-Saxo
97 Bradley Morgan Giordana
98 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling
99 James Moss Giordana
100 Joonas Henttala Novo Nordisk
101 Jetse Bol Belkin 4:56
102 Glen O'Shea An Post Chainreaction 5:08
103 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano 5:17
104 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF 5:19
105 Robert Partridge Giordana 5:23
106 Jonathan Mould NFTO 6:05
107 Joshua Hunt NFTO 6:11
108 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka 6:22
109 Ian Bibby Madison Genesis 6:31
110 James Lowsley Williams NFTO 10:05
111 Bernhard Eisel SKY
112 Samuel Harrison NFTO 10:27
113 Charles Planet Novo Nordisk 10:51
114 Christopher Lawless Great Britain 12:01
115 Germain Burton Great Britain 12:05
116 Jack Wilson An Post Chainreaction
117 Brian Bulgac Giant-Shimano 15:06

Sunday, September 7: Stage 1, Liverpool Circuit Race, 104.8 km (8 laps of 13.1 km)

Stage 1 map |

The Race: After the breakaways had been absorbed by the fast-moving peloton, nearly the entire peloton was together for the sprint for the stage win at the end of eight laps of the Liverpool circuit.

Marcel Kittel won his first race since taking the final stage of the Tour de France on the Champs Elysées and becomes the race leader by one second over Sonny Colbrelli. This was Kittel's eleventh race win this season.

Colbrelli had accumulated time bonifications while out on a break.

Mark Cavendish's luck doesn't seem to want to improve. He crashed, but was still able to finish third. After the race he was taken to a hospital for examination.

Complete Stage 1 Results:

Winner's average speed: 46.038 km/hr

1 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 2hr 16min 35sec
2 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF
3 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step
4 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp
5 Ben Swift SKY
6 Barry Markus Belkin
7 Daniel Mclay Great Britain
8 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling
9 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo
10 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar
11 Alex Peters Madison Genesis
12 Sam Bennett NetApp-Endura
13 Sebastian Lander BMC
14 Rick Zabel BMC
15 Yanto Barker Raleigh
16 Adam Blythe NFTO
17 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh
18 Jetse Bol Belkin
19 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano
20 Chris Opie Rapha Condor JTL
21 Alex Dowsett Movistar
22 Charles Planet Novo Nordisk
23 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling
24 Owain Doull An Post-Chainreaction
25 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh
26 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step
27 Bram Tankink Belkin
28 James Lowsley Williams NFTO
29 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk
30 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh
31 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka
32 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step
33 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling
34 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step
35 Bernhard Eisel SKY
36 Germain Burton Great Britain
37 Thomas Stewart Madison Genesis
38 Christopher Lawless Great Britain
39 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano
40 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano
41 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling
42 Martin Kohler BMC
43 Kristian House Rapha Condor JTL
44 Robert Partridge Giordana
45 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo
46 Hugh Carthy Rapha Condor JTL
47 Sebastian Henao Gomez SKY
48 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar
49 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF
50 George Atkins Raleigh
51 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp
52 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp
53 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka
54 Manuel Bongiorno Francesco Bardiani-CSF
55 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF
56 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step
57 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka
58 Christopher Latham Great Britain
59 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
60 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF
61 Dylan Teuns BMC
62 Thomas Moses Rapha Condor JTL
63 Rasmus Guldhammer Tinkoff-Saxo
64 Leopold König NetApp-Endura
65 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar
66 Thomas Scully Madison Genesis
67 Jack Wilson An Post-Chainreaction
68 Maarten Wynants Belkin
69 Dale Appleby NFTO
70 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura
71 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura
72 Ian Bibby Madison Genesis
73 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura
74 Bradley Wiggins SKY
75 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin
76 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo
77 Giovanni Visconti Movistar
78 Bradley Morgan Giordana
79 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka
80 Peter Velits BMC
81 Joshua Hunt NFTO
82 Linus Gerdemann MTN-Qhubeka
83 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling
84 Jonathan Mould NFTO
85 David Lopez Garcia SKY
86 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk
87 Ryan Mullen An Post-Chainreaction
88 Richard Handley Rapha Condor JTL
89 Michael Cuming Rapha Condor JTL
90 Mark Mcnally An Post-Chainreaction
91 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step
92 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp
93 Mark Christian Raleigh
94 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka
95 James Moss Giordana
96 Steve Lampier Giordana
97 Rick Flens Belkin
98 Joonas Henttala Novo Nordisk
99 Samuel Harrison NFTO
100 Liam Holohan Madison Genesis
101 Daniel Pearson Great Britain
102 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain
103 Stephen Cummings BMC
104 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo
105 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano
106 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar
107 Nathan Edmondson Giordana
108 James Northey Michael Madison Genesis
109 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana
110 Glen O'Shea An Post-Chainreaction
111 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk
112 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF
113 Norman Hansen Lasse Garmin-Sharp
114 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp
115 Shane Archbold An Post-Chainreaction
116 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo
117 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura
118 Ian Stannard SKY
119 Brian Bulgac Giant-Shimano 5:01
120 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk 0

GC after Stage 1:

1 Marcel Kittel Giant-Shimano 2hr 16min 25sec
2 Sonny Colbrelli Bardiani-CSF @ 1 second
3 Nicola Ruffoni Bardiani-CSF 4"
4 Jonathan Mould NFTO
5 Mark Cavendish Omega Pharma-Quick Step 6"
6 Richard Handley Rapha Condor JTL 7"
7 Tyler Farrar Garmin-Sharp 10"
8 Ben Swift SKY
9 Barry Markus Belkin
10 Daniel Mclay Great Britain
11 Heinrich Haussler IAM Cycling
12 Nikolay Trusov Tinkoff-Saxo
13 Enrique Sanz Unzue Movistar
14 Alex Peters Madison Genesis
15 Sam Bennett NetApp-Endura
16 Sebastian Lander BMC
17 Rick Zabel BMC
18 Yanto Barker Raleigh
19 Adam Blythe NFTO
20 Morgan Kneisky Raleigh
21 Jetse Bol Belkin
22 Tom Veelers Giant-Shimano
23 Chris Opie Rapha Condor JTL
24 Alex Dowsett Movistar
25 Charles Planet Novo Nordisk
26 Jérôme Pineau IAM Cycling
27 Owain Doull SKT
28 Ian Wilkinson Raleigh
29 Niki Terpstra Omega Pharma-Quick Step
30 Bram Tankink Belkin
31 James Lowsley Williams NFTO
32 Martijn Verschoor Novo Nordisk
33 Matthieu Boulo Raleigh
34 Andreas Stauff MTN-Qhubeka
35 Michal Kwiatkowski Omega Pharma-Quick Step
36 Matthias Brandle IAM Cycling
37 Mark Renshaw Omega Pharma-Quick Step
38 Bernhard Eisel SKY
39 Germain Burton Great Britain
40 Thomas Stewart Madison Genesis
41 Christopher Lawless Great Britain
42 Bert De Backer Giant-Shimano
43 Albert Timmer Giant-Shimano
44 Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling
45 Martin Kohler BMC
46 Kristian House Rapha Condor JTL
47 Robert Partridge Giordana
48 Rory Sutherland Tinkoff-Saxo
49 Hugh Carthy Rapha Condor JTL
50 Sebastian Henao Gomez SKY
51 Jon Izaguirre Insausti Movistar
52 Enrico Battaglin Bardiani-CSF
53 George Atkins Raleigh
54 Dylan Van Baarle Garmin-Sharp
55 Thomas Dekker Garmin-Sharp
56 Ignatas Konovalovas MTN-Qhubeka
57 Francesco Manuel Bongiorno  Bardiani-CSF
58 Edoardo Zardini Bardiani-CSF
59 Michal Golas Omega Pharma-Quick Step
60 Dennis Van Niekerk MTN-Qhubeka
61 Christopher Latham Great Britain
62 Sébastien Reichenbach IAM Cycling
63 Dylan Teuns BMC
64 Thomas Moses Rapha Condor JTL
65 Rasmus Guldhammer Tinkoff-Saxo
66 Leopold König NetApp-Endura
67 Pablo Lastras Garcia Movistar
68 Thomas Scully Madison Genesis
69 Jack Wilson SKT
70 Maarten Wynants Belkin
71 Dale Appleby NFTO
72 Jan Barta NetApp-Endura
73 Scott Thwaites NetApp-Endura
74 Ian Bibby Madison Genesis
75 Paul Voss NetApp-Endura
76 Bradley Wiggins SKY
77 Lars-Petter Nordhaug Belkin
78 Manuele Boaro Tinkoff-Saxo
79 Giovanni Visconti Movistar
80 Bradley Morgan Giordana
81 Karel Hnik MTN-Qhubeka
82 Peter Velits BMC
83 Joshua Hunt NFTO
84 Linus Gerdemann MTN-Qhubeka
85 Kevin Ista IAM Cycling
86 David Lopez Garcia SKY
87 David Lozano Riba Novo Nordisk
88 Ryan Mullen SKT
89 Michael Cuming Rapha Condor JTL
90 Mark Mcnally SKT
91 Julien Vermote Omega Pharma-Quick Step
92 Dylan Girdlestone Garmin-Sharp
93 Mark Christian Raleigh
94 Songezo Jim MTN-Qhubeka
95 James Moss Giordana
96 Steve Lampier Giordana
97 Rick Flens Belkin
98 Joonas Henttala Novo Nordisk
99 Samuel Harrison NFTO
100 Liam Holohan Madison Genesis
101 Daniel Pearson Great Britain
102 Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain
103 Stephen Cummings BMC
104 Nicolas Roche Tinkoff-Saxo
105 Tom Stamsnijder Giant-Shimano
106 Sylvester Szmyd Movistar
107 Nathan Edmondson Giordana
108 James Northey Michael Madison Genesis
109 Marcin Bialoblocki Giordana
110 Glen O'Shea SKT
111 Javier Megias Leal Novo Nordisk
112 Andrea Piechele Bardiani-CSF
113 Norman Hansen Lasse Garmin-Sharp
114 Jack Bauer Garmin-Sharp
115 Shane Archbold SKT
116 Christopher Juul Jensen Tinkoff-Saxo
117 Daniel Schorn NetApp-Endura
118 Ian Stannard SKY
119 Andrea Peron Novo Nordisk
120 Brian Bulgac Giant-Shimano 5:11

Stage 1 map:

Tour of Briatin Stage 1 map

Stage 1 map