Opening Stage of Tour of Britain in Beaumaris 2015 at Beaumaris in Beaumaris
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Opening Stage of Tour of Britain in Beaumaris 2015   06/09/2015 - 06/09/2015
Event Times*: 11.00am

Sunday 6 September will see the world's top cyclists, including riders from the likes of Team Sky, BMC Racing and Etixx Quick-Step, start from Beaumaris on Anglesey, racing through all six regions of North Wales for the first time to finish in the heart of Wrexham, with ITV screening three-hours of live coverage.| The evening before Parc Eirias in Colwyn Bay will play host to a Team Presentation event, where all 20 competing teams and 120 riders will appear on stage in front the public.| Stage One will get underway from The Green in Beaumaris at 11:00, completing a 40-kilometre loop on the island before crossing into Gwynedd via the Menai Bridge.| Llanberis will host the opening YodelDirect Sprint of the 2015 race, sponsored by parcel delivery company Yodel, with riders contesting the sprint a few metres away from where Mark Cavendish won Stage Four in 2013.| Immediately afterwards riders will tackle the opening SKODA King of the Mountains climb of Llanberis Pass, rated [the top Category One] by organisers SweetSpot Group, in the shadow of England and Wales' highest mountain, Snowdon.| The route will then head into Conwy County and through Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed and Llanrwst before the four kilometre long SKODA King of the Mountains climb of Nant-y-Glyn.| Denbighshire will be the fourth region the route takes in, passing through the county town of Denbigh, with a second YodelDirect Sprint at Pentre Llanhaeadr and the day's final SKODA King of the Mountains on the climb of the Bwlch out of Ruthin into the Clwydian Hills.|


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