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Britain (2) : Vliegen enters in the top 10

Britain (2) : Vliegen enters in the top 10

The Tour of Britain (2.HC, 7-14/09) offered a first stage on a rough course around the Scottish border. The peloton split during the small climbs of the day, chasing the three man breakaway. A peloton of 60 riders sprinted for the victory on the cobbles in Kelso. Matteo Trentin was the fastest, with Loïc Vliegen (16th) and Xandro Meurisse (21st) still in the mix for the general classification. Vliegen climbs to the 8th place in the provisional general classification.

Stage 2 :
1. Matteo Trentin
2. Jasper De Buyst
3. Mike Teunissen
16. Loïc Vliegen
21. Xandro Meurisse
70. Yoann Offredo + 3:31
73. Boris Vallée
75. Trond Trondsen
100. Wesley Kreder

Provisional general classification: 
1. Matteo Trentin 
2. Davide Cimolai + 0:11
3. Jasper De Buyst + 0:11
8. Loïc Vliegen + 0:17
41. Xandro Meurisse + 0:17
67. Boris Vallée + 3:48
70. Trond Trondsen
73. Yoann Offredo
90. Wesley Kreder