Thursday, 27 August 2015

Sir Bradley Wiggins to race through Tynedale

Sir Bradley Wiggins will be amongst those taking part in next month’s Aviva Tour of Britain.

Stage five of the race with see participants cycling from Northumberland, along the River Tyne to Hadrian's Wall, across the Pennines and into Cumbria. 

The route on Sept 10th sets off from Prudhoe, through to Hexham, Walwick, Gisland and eventually into Cumbria.

The previous day the race will pass through Wooler, Alnwick, Warkworth and Blyth.

Sir Bradley is the reigning Olympic, World and British time-trial champion and this will be the eighth time time he has taken part in the race, winning it in 2013.