Scroll down for an interactive Ordnance Survey map of the London route. The Stage 8a individual time trial will commence at 11:01, with riders at one-minute intervals, until the final ten riders in the Friends Life General Classification compete at two-minute intervals. The Stage 8b circuit race consists of ten laps, starting at 15:30 and expected to finish just after 17:30.
With voting in the 2014 SweetSpot Cycling Book of the Year Award still open to the public, Brendan Gallagher has been casting his mind further back to consider some of his favourite cycling reads from over the years.
FOR some The Hour probably conjures up recent memories of a rather splendid if underrated and prematurely shelved BBC TV drama starring Ben Whishaw, Dominic West and the spectacular Romola Garai doing their journalistic stuff back in the 50s.