Millhouse welcomes the Tour of Britain, 2016

Stage 2 route Map.
The Lake District.

September 5th 2016, 1.00 pm. 

is ready for:

Here come the first pack leaders.

The winner of this 117 miles stage 2, which started in Carlisle and ended in Kendal, was Julien Vermote from Belgium,  the rider in blue on the extreme bottom right corner of this shot, who led the first pack through Millhouse.

Then the 2nd Pack.

Riders of Team Sky.

And also, in white with black sleeves,
Mark Cavendish,

+ Steve Cummings who went on to finish second place in this stage 2, and overall winner of this years Tour of Britain.

Sir Bradley Wiggins, in navy blue with red sleeves.

The Wiggins Support Car.

And then, at the blink of an eye, it was all over.

Just the all important support vehicles.

The AA.

The Fire Brigade

Julien Vermote,
from Belgium,
winner of stage 2,
Carlisle to Kendal.

British rider
Steve Cummings came a close 2nd.

A very drained Wiggins, with Cavendish & Cummings at Kendal, just after the finish of the gruelling 117 miles stage 2 through the Lake District.  

"Surely, it would have been much kinder to the poor lads,  to have just sent them straight down the A6, from Carlisle to Kendal". 
(They didn't really deserve all those horrendous Hills, or did they?)