Tour of Britain 2012: Stage four preview

STAGE FOUR
When: Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Start: Carlisle
Finish: Blackpool
Distance: 156km
ITV4 live: 1.30-3.30pm
ITV4 highlights: 7pm-8pm

Weather could play a big part in today’s stage, with an exposed route over Shap Fell, down through Kendal and onto the finish at the seaside at Blackpool.

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Brisk winds could easily splinter the race to pieces, and riders will have to be wary to stay near the front to avoid being caught out.

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