Tom Pidcock: Tour of Britain route 'not really ideal for me'

Brit says he wants to win home stage race, even if the course plays in Wout van Aert's favour

Tom Pidcock looks pensively in Ineos Grenadiers kit
(Image credit: Alex Whitehead/

Ineos Grenadiers rider Tom Pidcock has said the route for this year’s Tour of Britain is far from suited to his skill set, but he will still battle for the victory.

The Brit, who was recently crowned the cross country mountain bike world champion, is one of the big contenders to win the eight-stage race, which started on Sunday in Altrincham. 

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