Tour of Britain comes to the West Midlands

Congratulations to Sir Bradley Wiggins who will be wearing the prestigious Gold Jersey for the 2013 Tour of Britain when it leaves Stoke on Trent tomorrow morning. It is the fifth time the Potteries has hosted the event.

Stage 4 runs from Stoke to Llanberis in Snowdonia in a 188.4km stage. The stage gets underway from the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery in the centre of Stoke-on-Trent at 10:45am.

A total of 114 cyclists from 19 teams are taking part in the event. Wiggins won Stage 3, a time trial and now heads the standings ahead of his Sky Pro Cycling team mate Ian Stannard.

Motorists in Stoke, Staffordshire and Shropshire can expect road closures tomorrow as the tour moves through the West Midlands. For more information please go to



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