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Tour of Britain stage one gets underway

Cycling fans will be braving the rain today as the Tour of Britain stage one gets underway.

From Glasgow the peloton will head south through Kilmarnock and Ayrshire as they make their way towards Dumfries & Galloway.

Passing Loch Doon and Loch Ken as they skirt the outsides of the Galloway Forest Park, the finish will be in the town centre of Castle Douglas after 161km of racing.

The timetable at the finish point in Castle Douglas is as follows:

4:45am
Roads closed
8:00am
Stewards and information officers on site
11:30am
Tour of Britain stage one departs from Glasgow
1:00pm
Live TV coverage on screens at Castle Douglas
3:11pm
Tour of Britain stage one finishes (fast schedule)
3:34pm
Tour of Britain stage one finishes (expected schedule)

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