2017 Tour series

Tour-Series-Logo-2017Stevenage will host the final round of the 2017 Tour Series on Bank Holiday Monday, 29 May, building on the success of the town having hosted the 2016 Tour Series and 2015 Women’s Tour cycling events.

In addition to the men and women’s circuit races, Stevenage will also host a Team Time Trial event for the 13 women’s teams, who will compete to be the fastest over two laps of the Stevenage circuit. Highlights of all of the events will be shown on ITV4 on Tuesday 30 May.

Ten men’s teams, headlined by defending champions JLT Condor, and including ONE Pro Cycling, who return to The Tour Series after a year away will race in Stevenage.  2015 Champions Madison Genesis return along with Team Raleigh GAC, Bike Channel Canyon, Metaltek Kuota and Series debutants Morvélo Basso complete the line-up with three to be confirmed guest teams.

Among the thirteen women’s teams who will race in Stevenage are the Drops team, who won last year’s Stevenage event with Alice Barnes, and Team WNT who boast British Cycling track stars Katie Archibald and Emily Kay.

Further details of the Stevenage event, including the full timetable for Monday 29th May will be published in the coming weeks.

Highlights of every round of The Tour Series will be shown on ITV4, with programmes also be available on demand via the ITV Hub.

Tour Series timetable

Round One Tuesday 9 May Redditch*
Round Two Thursday 11 May Stoke-on-Trent*
Round Three Friday 12 May Northwich*
Round Four Tuesday 16 May Wembley*
Round Five Thursday 18 May Croydon*
Round Six Saturday 20 May Bath*
Round Seven Tuesday 23 May Motherwell*
Round Eight Thursday 25 May Aberdeen
Round Nine Saturday 27 May Durham
Round Ten Monday 29 May Stevenage*

Rounds marked with a * will also include the women’s Matrix Fitness Grand Prix Series

The full list of teams for The Tour Series

Men's Women's
Bike Channel Canyon Aprire HSS Hire
JLT Condor Drops Drops
Madison Genesis Interbike Schills
Metaltek Kuota Liv Epic
Morvélo Basso NCC Group-Kuota-Torelli
ONE Pro Cycling Sunsport Velo
Team Raleigh GAC Team Breeze
Team Ford EcoBoost
Team Jadan
Team OnForm
Team WNT Pro Cycling

*Final 2 women’s teams will be confirmed during March

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