LottoNL-Jumbo take Tour of Britain team time trial to put Roglič in race lead

Dutch team blitz the uphill course to give Slovenian a six second GC lead

Primož Roglič leads Team LottoNL Jumbo in the Tour of Britain Stage 5 team time trial to Whinlatter Pass.
Photo: Alex Whitehead/

The first team trial in the history of the Tour of Britain was won by LottoNL-Jumbo in Cumbria on Thursday. The Dutch outfit blitzed the other squads beating second placed Quick-Step Floors by a huge 16 seconds over the 14km course.

The Katusha-Alpecin team of former British time trial champion Alex Dowsett finished in third place, some 20 seconds in arrears.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.