Tour of Britain 2017: stage five individual time trial start times

Rider start times for the race's crucial 16km time trial

Alex Dowsett on stage two of the 2016 Eneco Tour

(Image credit: Watson)

After four days decided by bunch sprints, the 2017 Tour of Britain heads south to Essex for a 16km time trial starting and finishing in the seaside resort of Clacton.

Taking place on a flat, largely out-and-back course, the stage looks made for local boy Alex Dowsett (Movistar), but the five-time British national time trial champion will face tough competition from a stacked field of time trial specialists.

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