Hugh Carthy pleased to take attack to Tour of Britain peloton

EF Education First-Drapac rider best placed British rider after stage two finish into Barnstaple

Hugh Carthy on stage two of the 2018 Tour of Britain (SWPix)

(Image credit: SWPix)

Hugh Carthy was happy to animate the race and show his form on stage two of the Tour of Britain.

Speaking at the finish line in Barnstaple, the EF-Education rider spoke about how he enjoyed getting out and attacking the peloton rather than waiting for the race to unfold in front of him.

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Paul Knott is a fitness and features writer, who has also presented Cycling Weekly videos as well as contributing to the print magazine as well as online articles.  In 2020 he published his first book, The Official Tour de France Road Cycling Training Guide (Welbeck), a guide designed to help readers improve their cycling performance via cherrypicking from the strategies adopted by the pros.