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29 of the best photos from the Tour of Britain in Bristol

By bristol247, Saturday Sep 10, 2016

The Tour of Britain came to Bristol on Saturday, with tens of thousands of cycling fans lining the streets from Sneyd Park to Redcliffe Bridge for the 15km course.

Tony Martin of Etixx – Quick-Step won the morning’s individual time trial, which saw riders setting off at one-minute intervals from the Downs:

The winner of the afternoon race was BMC rider and London Olympic silver medallist Rohan Dennis, who had come second on the time trial:

Here’s Mark Cavendish leading the peloton through Hotwells:

Photo by Doug Jewell

And here’s the peloton speeding along Coronation Road in Bedminster:

In the middle of the unique double stage, 172 staff and friends of OVO Energy – the title sponsor for the day’s stage – took to the roads around the Downs to raise funds for Bristol charity 1625 Independent People.

Photo by Paul Blakemore

Here are some more of our favourite photos from a very special day for Bristol:

 

Amazing day at the #tourofbritain ???? #Bristol #bristol247 #cycling #teamsky

A photo posted by Sam Twist (@sftwist) on

 

The tall guy

A photo posted by Jay R | Bristol (@jaydrphoto) on

 

Hot pursuit during the #tourofbritain in #Bristol

A photo posted by Andy Reynolds (@andybottles) on

 

• riders • #tourofbritain #igersbristol #bristol247

A photo posted by A Spacious Life (@angelakdawson) on

 

#tourofbritain #cyclerace #spectators #CoronationRoad #Bristol #Bristol247 #peleton #roadrace #Cycling #allezallez

A photo posted by Paul Ellis (@tallpaul1964) on

 

Nice view from up there. #bristol247 #igersbristol

A photo posted by Bristol24/7 (@bristol247) on

 

Sweet view #tourofbritain #cycle #race #pov

A photo posted by Tom Ludwig (@tomludwig21) on

 

Sir Brad & Cav #tourofbritain #cycle #ride #roadbike #cycling #bristol #britain

A photo posted by Kate Henstridge (@katiecjh) on

 

In hot pursuit #tourofbritain #bristol #speed #cycling

A photo posted by @iamralphyc on

 

Olympic Silver medalist, Tom Dumoulin, photobombing a picture of a church

A photo posted by James Reece (@meektv) on

 

Yet more cycling…but this time with cider #tourofbritain #tob2016 #daydrinking

A photo posted by Harri B (@harribbriz) on

 

Go Steve!! ???????????????? #tourofbritain #bristol #cycling #stevecummings

A photo posted by Guy (@guy_w_b_) on

 

Here comes the pack #tourofbritain #cycling #bristol #loveit??

A photo posted by @bruceem on

 

Watching the #tourofbritain #Bristol #cycling race from our living room window 🙂 #southville

A photo posted by Ryan Barnier (@gravewisdom) on

 

Peloton. #cycling #ToB2016 #tourofbritain #bristol

A photo posted by Adam Coatham (@adamcoatham) on

 

#TourOfBritain

A photo posted by Conor McGloin (@conormcgloin) on

 

Main photo by SweetSpot

Read more: 17 things you need to know about the Tour of Britain in Bristol

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