Posted: Thu 4th Sep 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish amongst a host cycling superstars coming to Flintshire

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Sep 4th, 2014

Monday 8th September will see some of the world’s best cyclists racing on Flintshire roads as the second stage of the  ‘Tour of Britain’ winds its way from Knowlsey to Llandudno.

Sir Bradley Wiggins will defendending his title after being named as the leader of Team Sky’s squad for the race, while Mark Cavendish who has won 10 stages of the tour will be riding with the Omega Pharma team.

The week long race begins in Liverpool city centre on Sunday before moving to Wales on the second day, and heading down towards Devon before finishing in London on 14th September.

Screenshot from 2014-09-08 07:59:53

Stage 2 see’s the riders start at Knowsley Safari Park at 10:15 am on Monday, they will cross the Runcorn Bridge just before 11am on to Waverton, Farndon before a sprint up to Wrexham via the A534, from Wrexham to Llay and into Flintshire at around 12:44 riding along the A541 Wrexham Road to Mold High Street at 13:01 then along Denbigh Road to Melin and through Bodfari at 13:25

They hit the gruelling Great Orme ‘King of the Mountain’ stage at around 15:08 before a fast descent onto Llandudno’s North Parade finishing up on Mostyn Crescent at 15:21 some 124.9 miles from the start in Knowlsey.

Spectator guides have been published for the start in Knowlsey – click here  and the finish in Llandudno

 

To find out more about the Tour of Britain –click  here 

 

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