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Latest news and updates on Tour of Britain 2019

Latest news and updates on the Tour of Britain 2019.

North of Tyne takes centre stage for national cycle race

TOB-Launch-SQ-19-jul-1.jpg19 Jul 2019

Teams for the prestigious OVO Energy Tour of Britain cycle race have been announced today (Friday 19 July), as the North of Tyne prepares to host the third stage of the race on Monday 9 September.

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Winners announced for Tour of Britain jersey competition

Y9-Berwick-Academy-320x320-18-jul.jpg18 Jul 2019

Winners have been announced for a Tour of Britain competition that saw schools across the county design Northumberland themed cycling jerseys.

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Communities urged to add colour to Tour route

ToB-057-sq-5-jul.jpg05 Jul 2019

People in the North of Tyne area can take part in the colourful project painting and displaying old or unwanted bikes to celebrate Stage Three of the race on Monday 9 September.

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Communities invited to dress their area to impress for Tour of Britain

24 Jun 2019

The Tour of Britain organisers are urging community groups, schools, businesses and land owners to show their support for the race by creating bigger than life works of art in open spaces across the North of Tyne area.

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First ever North of Tyne stage for OVO Energy Tour of Britain

ToB-sml-29-May-1.jpg29 May 2019

The OVO Energy Tour of Britain, the UK’s biggest professional cycle race, will return to the North East of England this September as the North of Tyne hosts the third stage of the race on Monday 9 September.

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World's leading teams announced for Tour

Teams-sml.jpgSome of world cycling's biggest teams will be speeding through the region next month.

Team INEOS, Team Jumbo – Visma and Team Sunweb headline the 20 teams confirmed for this September’s OVO Energy Tour of Britain, the UK’s biggest and most prestigious cycle race.

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