Boasson Hagen extends Tour of Britain lead as Trentin wins stage six

Edvald Boasson Hagen attacks to increase his lead in the general classification to 13 seconds over Team Sky's Wout Poels

Edvald Boasson Hagen takes the race lead after stage five of the 2015 Tour of Britain

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Edvald Boasson Hagen (MTN-Qhubeka) went on the attack in the yellow jersey at the end of stage six of the Tour of Britain and almost won on the day as he extended his lead to 13 seconds.

Matteo Trentin (Etixx-Quick Step), part of the day's strong breakaway, took the win, outsprinting Boasson Hagen in Nottingham to take his team's third win of the race.

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