'I'm a simple guy who just wants to ride his bike'

Tour of Britain winner Steve Cummings says he doesn't want the celebrity status of the likes of Mark Cavendish and Bradley Wiggins

Steve Cummings, Tour of Britain 2016 stage three

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Despite stealing the headlines by winning the Tour of Britain on Sunday afternoon, Dimension Data rider Steve Cummings says that he is happy to stay in the shadows of the likes of Mark Cavendish and Sir Bradley Wiggins.

The Wirral-born rider, who previously finished second in the national tour in both 2008 and 2011, secured the second stage race victory of his career in London on the final stage.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.