De­scribe your ideal Tour of Bri­tain stage

Cycling Weekly - - THE BIG QUESTION -

Start­ing in Kirkby to a sum­mit fin­ish on the Great Dun Fell. Climbs Kirk­stone, the Strug­gle, Hon­is­ter, Whin­lat­ter, New­lands, Hard­knott and Wrynose. An­thony Evans

Whitby to York via the North York Moors. Climbs Carl­ton Bank, Glais­dale Hor­ror and Rosedale Chim­ney. Make them work for it! Kirk Vitty Would love to see a Fred Whit­ton stage fin­ish­ing up Hard­knott Pass. Char­lie Ni­chols

A loop of the Isle of Wight. An­ti­clock­wise di­rec­tion start­ing at Cowes, it would only be a short stage (65 miles), so would in­volve plenty of at­tack­ing (hope­fully). Sea views all round and fish and chips at the fin­ish. Andy Miller Cardiff to Car­marthen over the moun­tains, fin­ish­ing on the velo­drome. Jonty Wil­liams

Start in Swansea, head over to­wards Dev­ils Stair­case then back to­wards Aber­gavenny. Bru­tal climbs and nar­row roads. Mathew Proc­ter

Glas­gow to Glas­gow but tak­ing in the Crow Road over the Camp­sies. Ei­ther side but the south­ern side is the more bru­tal climb. Dave Pa­ton

Start on the seafront in Aberys­t­wyth, head over to Cwmys­t­wyth and across the moun­tains to de­scend down through the Elan Val­ley into Rhayader for a sprint in the town. Then on­wards down the A470 for a long run down to Hay-on-wye be­fore go­ing over the top of Gospel Pass (high­est paved pass in Wales) and down across into Crick­how­ell be­fore a fi­nal sum­mit fin­ish on Llang­y­nidr Moun­tain. 160km and 2,800m climb­ing. Steve Haskew

Ox­ford to Wind­sor head­ing out through the Chilterns and tak­ing in Pishill, Christ­mas Com­mon through Mar­low up to Win­ter Hill past Clive­den House, Bray and fin­ish­ing out­side Wind­sor Cas­tle. Jon El­liott

Next week’s Big ques­tion…

You’ve been asked to pro­vide me­chan­i­cal sup­port at a bike event, but you’re only al­lowed to take five tools with you. What are they and why do you take them?

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Climb­ing Hon­is­ter will keep them hon­est

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