Tour of Britain 2022: What is the Tour of Britain 2022 route and host regions announced
The Tour of Britain will return in 2022, with a new route and new riders for the annual cycle race.
A British replica of the Tour de France, the Tour of Britain is the country’s biggest road cycling event.
Thousands of cycling enthusiasts line the streets to watch the cyclists parade along the route.
Although the event has been taking place since 1945, it has changed names over the years as new sponsors have taken over the reins of the event.
The current name has been held for 18 years.
Here’s what we know about the 2022 Tour of Britain so far.
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When will the Tour of Britain 2022 take place?
The cycle race takes place over several days, as competitors meander through the UK.
This year, it will begin on Sunday September 4 and end on Sunday September 11, spanning a full week.
What is the route of the Tour de Bretagne 2022?
The 2022 Tour of Britain will kick off in Scotland and kick off with a weekend packed with cycling-related events in Aberdeen.
Although exact details of the other destinations on the route are yet to be confirmed, it is expected that there will be more opportunities to watch the race in other parts of Scotland during the second stage on the 5th. September.
As the third stop is in Sunderland and around the North East of England, the other Scottish points are likely to be along the east coast.
Here’s a full rundown of the route so far, with more details expected throughout the spring:
– First stage, Sunday 4 September: Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire
– Second stage, Monday September 5: Scotland (exact locations to be determined)
– Third stage, Tuesday September 6: North-East of England and Sunderland
– Fourth stage, Wednesday 7 September: Redcar & Cleveland and North Yorkshire
– Fifth stage, Thursday 8 September: Nottinghamshire
– Sixth stage, Friday 9 September: Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire
– Seventh stage, Saturday 10 September: Dorset
– Eighth stage, Sunday 11 September: Isle of Wight
When will the riders of the Tour de Bretagne 2022 be confirmed?
The first announcements of riders taking part in the 2022 Tour of Britain are expected around August this year, with the full list being released on September 3.