Tour of Britain route through Bucks revealed

Tour of Britain route through Bucks revealed

Tour of Britain route through Bucks revealed

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THE exact route the Tour of Britain will follow though Bucks next month has been revealed.

The one-week Tour starts in Liverpool and ends in London, cutting through the heart of Bucks on Friday, September 12.

Stage Six will see the Tour weave from Bath to Chinnor before skirting beneath Bledlow and Saunderton on its way to Princes Risbrough.

From there the peloton will pass through Great Hampden and Great Missenden before moving through Chesham on its way to a sprint finish in Hemel Hempstead.

In total nearly 20 miles of the route will be in Bucks, with three King of the Mountain competitions and one sprint competition.

The King of the Mountain competitions will take place up Chinnor Hill, Kop Hill in Princes Risborough and Nashleigh Hill in Chesham.

Princes Risborough will also host a sprint competition down its high street.

The riders are expected to reach Chinnor just after 2pm before reaching Chesham 45 minutes later.

Meanwhile, the race will be run under a rolling road closure which will precede the riders by about 15 minutes.

In total the roads are expected to be closed for 30 minutes.

Tour of Britain 2014 Stage 6 Bath – Hemel Hempstead 206km

Buckinghamshire section of the stage runs from 161.9km to 193.7km (31.8km of stage)

Roads used: Chinnor Hill - Chinnor Road - Red Lane - Chinnor Road - Wigans Lane - Upper Ickneild Way - Bledlow Road - Picts Lane - Station Road - B4444 - Wycombe Road - A4010 - New Road - Kop Hill - Peters Lane - Pink Road - Hampden Road - Glade Road - High Street - Rignall Road - High Street - Link Road - A4128 - A413 - Frith Hill - B485 - Chesham Road - B485 - Missenden Road - B485 - Church Street - B485 - St Mary’s Way - A416 - Broad Street - A416 - Berkhampstead Road - A416 - Nashleigh Hill - A416 - Ashley Green Road - A416 - Chesham Road - A416.

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