The Tour of Britain race director described the 2013 route as the "most gruelling" yet. Mick Bennett revealed the route at a press conference in Covent Garden this evening - it will visit Surrey before finishing in London.
The Tour of Britain's penultimate stage on September 21st will go through Surrey from Epsom to Guildford:
- East Horsley
- Holmbury St Mary
On the next day, the Tour will race round the centre of London - starting in Whitehall, going to Trafalgar Square, along the river to the Tower of London before returning to the finish in Whitehall.
The route for cycling's 2013 Tour of Britain was unveiled today and it includes both Surrey and London. The race's penultimate stage will be from Epsom to Guildford on Saturday 21st September before it finishes in London on Sunday 22nd.
The route of the 2013 Tour of Britain is to be revealed later, at a launch ceremony in Covent Garden.
This year marks the tenth anniversary of Britain's biggest professional cycle race, which takes place from Sunday 15th to Sunday 22nd September.
Sky rider Christian Knees signs autographs ahead of the final stage of the Tour of Britain.
Team Sky's bikes are ready and waiting for their riders ahead of the final stage of Tour of Britain.
Team Sky's bikes are waiting for their riders ahead of the final stage of Tour of Britain. Crowds in Reigate are excited about the arrival of Mark Cavendish.