Tour of Britain’s capital finale caps a fine year for UK cycling

Thousands of people turned out yesterday for the closing stages of the Tour of Britain race in central London. Defending champion Sir Bradley Wiggins was victorious in the first race of the day, the individual time trial. Racers sped along Upper Thames Street as they passed under Blackfriars Bridge and took in views of the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye before reaching the finish line on Whitehall.

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