Tour of Britain 2012: Stage five preview

STAGE FIVE
When: Thursday, September 13, 2012
Start: Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent
Finish: Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent
Distance: 146.9km
ITV4 live: 12.45-2.45pm
ITV4 highlights: 7pm-8pm

It’s the fifth year that the reincarnated Tour of Britain has visited Stoke-on-Trent, always one of the mpost popular stages for spectators in Britain’s heartlands, which takes in part of the Peak District.

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The day’s final categorised climb up Gun Hill and the ascent up to Biddulph Moor will likely force a selection for the day’s winner.

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