Brilliant Tour of Britain is proof of bike revolution

Mark Cavendish wins sprint, Tour of Britain 2013, stage eight

It was packed - last week's Tour of Britain was a sell-out success. Everybody agrees the 10th anniversary edition of our national tour was the best yet. Huge crowds, top riders, good racing, what was not to like?

Wiggo in the leader's gold ‘yellow' jersey and a hat-trick of stage wins from Cav, it's been quite a week for British cycling. The hysteria may not have reached the fever pitch of last summer's Olympics, but it went pretty close.

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