Liverpool Hosts Cycle Tour of Britain NW Stage Finale

Liverpool will host the finishing stage of the North West stage of the Cylce Tour of Great Britain, the Blackpool to Liverpool stretch, August 30th. The Tour, part of professional cycling’s official programme, runs from August 29th to September 3rd, starting in Glasgow, taking in the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands, with the fifth stage ending in Canterbury, the finish city of the first stage of the 2007 Tour de France. The final sixth stage is a new route through London. Details of the full route can be found here. Floyd Landis, the winner of this year’s Tour de France but now subject to allegations of doping, was likely to have taken part in this year’s Tour of Britain.

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