Route for 2018 British National Championships revealed

Joe Robinson 19 Apr 2018 Testing course of two loops of Northumberland circuit for this year's nationals British Cycling has revealed the route for the 2018 National Road Championships, to be held in Northumberland on Sunday 1st July. Both the men's and women's races will start and finish in the village of Stamfordham, around 20km west of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The small village previously saw the 2011 championships pass through with Bradley Wiggins and Lizzie Deignan taking the honours on the day. The race will focus itself around two loops, a 22km short loop and a 35.4km long loop. The men's race will be 185km in length with riders tackling the shorter loop on laps one and six and the longer loop on the second through to fifth laps. The women's race is shorter at 106.2km and involves three laps of the larger loop. On the day, the difference could be made ...

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