Further details of the Glasgow start for this year's Tour of Britain have today (Wednesday 18 May) been announced, confirming that Stage One of British Cycling's premier road cycling event will start from George Square in the heart of the city on Sunday 4 September.
One of Cheshire East's and Britain's most promising young cyclists Monica Dew from Poynton, helped to launch the Borough's build up to the Tour of Britain spectacular, a stage of which will take place in Cheshire East.
A Scottish rider competing with British Cycling North East and a Welsh rider have won VIP treatment at the Tour of Britain in September after taking home the yellow jersey's at the Youth Tour of Scotland last weekend.
The Scottish Cycling Youth Tour of Scotland returns for a fifth consecutive year this weekend with teams from throughout the UK and afar, including Belgium, Isle of Man, Ireland and Wales travelling to compete at one of the best youth stage races on the calendar.
The Tour of Britain will return to Bristol after a two year absence, with the city hosting Stage Seven of the 2016 race on Saturday 10 September with a spectacular individual time trial and circuit race stage entirely within the city.