ToB Stage 8: Townsend wins Eisberg Sprints jersey for Canyon dhb p/b Bloor Homes

The 166km Stage 8 of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain from Altrincham to central Manchester would see the showdown for the overall GC battle and from Canyon dhb p/b Bloor Homes’ perspective, whether Rory Townsend could bring home the Eisberg Sprints red jersey on the behalf of the team.
16th September 2019/by Rob Atkins

ToB Stage 7: Team Ineos tactics threaten Townsend’s Eisberg Sprints jersey

As the Tour of Britain entered the last two stages the pace ramped up and the pressure mounted as the likely destination of the coveted tour jerseys was in the process of being decided.
13th September 2019/by Rob Atkins

ToB Stage 5: Bostock defends Eisberg Sprints jersey

With only 821 metres of climbing over the 174km of Stage 5 of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain, it was always likely to finish in a mass bunch sprint.
11th September 2019/by Rob Atkins

ToB Stage 4: Townsend retains Red Jersey as Ineos spice up GC battle

Stage 4 of the Tour of Britain from Gateshead to Kendal marked the half way point of the race and the first day when the GC (General Classification) contenders really made themselves known.
10th September 2019/by Rob Atkins

ToB Stage 3: Townsend back in Red

Rory Townsend started the 183km Stage 3 of the Tour of Britain from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Newcastle-upon-Tyne intent on regaining the Eisberg Sprint leader’s red jersey from Gediminas Bagdonas (AG2R).
9th September 2019/by Rob Atkins

ToB Stage 2: Townsend in Eisberg Sprints fight

On another beautifully sunny autumn day, the 166km Scottish Borders stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain started and finished in the centre of Kelso, with the riders tackling a scenic anti-clockwise loop passing through towns including Coldstream, Duns and Dingleton.
8th September 2019/by Rob Atkins
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