Tour of Britain

Cyclists taking part in the Tour of Britain will be departing from Suffolk on Sunday, as they make their way up to Norfolk.

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Thrills and spills of the Tour of Britain

They may be the superstars of British cycling and tamed some of the toughest races in Europe but the flat lands of Norfolk proved too much for both Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish on the opening day of the Tour of Britain.

Both crashed within a few hundred yards of each other in a dramatic finale to the longest stage of the race from Ipswich to Norwich. On a blazing hot day, thousands lined the route to cheer the riders on.

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