Steve Cummings put himself in pole position to emulate Bradley Wiggins and become only the second British rider to win the Tour of Britain.
Cannondale – Drapac's Jack Bauer kept his cool as the sprinters began to kick from behind and won stage 5 by a narrow margin in Bath.
Dutch champion Dylan Groenewegen won Wednesday's stage 4 sprint at the Tour of Britain, the race's longest and hardest stage.
Olympic champion, Tour de France champion, and world hour record holder Bradley Wiggins runs up a hill, aptly named "The Struggle" at Tour
Ian Stannard leads the charge for Tour of Britain's home riders, winning the day ahead of two other Brits.
Julien Vermote takes stage 2 of the Tour of Britain ahead of Steve Cummings
André Greipel claims the opening stage of the Tour of Britain in Castle Douglas, Scotland
Bradley Wiggins and five of his Team Wiggins teammates will compete at the eight-day, nine-stage race.
Cavendish abandons Tour of Britain following an early stage 6 crash in which he injured the same shoulder he dislocated in the 2014 Tour.
Wout Poels and Edvald Boasson Hagen duke it out on Tour of Britain's climbing day — the former wins, the latter takes race lead.