Amateur cyclists given chance to ride Tour route

Cyclists of all ages are being given the chance to ride the same route as the professionals the day before the Tour arrives in Dumfriesshire.

Race director Mick Bennett explains what activities are involved in the race build up:

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Tour of Britain's Scottish stages launched

A group of top riders from across Britain are visiting Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfriesshire for the Scottish launch of the 2013 Tour of Britain.