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NEWARK UPON TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 06: A break away group approaches Newstead Abbey during stage four (Mansfield to Newark-on-Trent) of the 14th Tour of Britain 2017 on September 6, 2017 in Newark upon Trent, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
14th Tour of Britain 2017 - Stage 4
NEWARK UPON TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 06: A break away group approaches Newstead Abbey during stage four (Mansfield to Newark-on-Trent) of the 14th Tour of Britain 2017 on September 6, 2017 in Newark upon Trent, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
NEWARK UPON TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 06: The Peloton approaches Newstead Abbey during stage four (Mansfield to Newark-on-Trent) of the 14th Tour of Britain 2017 on September 6, 2017 in Newark upon Trent, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
14th Tour of Britain 2017 - Stage 4
NEWARK UPON TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 06: The Peloton approaches Newstead Abbey during stage four (Mansfield to Newark-on-Trent) of the 14th Tour of Britain 2017 on September 6, 2017 in Newark upon Trent, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
NEWARK UPON TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 06: The Peloton approaches Newstead Abbey during stage four (Mansfield to Newark-on-Trent) of the 14th Tour of Britain 2017 on September 6, 2017 in Newark upon Trent, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
14th Tour of Britain 2017 - Stage 4
NEWARK UPON TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 06: The Peloton approaches Newstead Abbey during stage four (Mansfield to Newark-on-Trent) of the 14th Tour of Britain 2017 on September 6, 2017 in Newark upon Trent, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
NEWARK UPON TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 06: The Peloton approaches Newstead Abbey during stage four (Mansfield to Newark-on-Trent) of the 14th Tour of Britain 2017 on September 6, 2017 in Newark upon Trent, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
14th Tour of Britain 2017 - Stage 4
NEWARK UPON TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 06: The Peloton approaches Newstead Abbey during stage four (Mansfield to Newark-on-Trent) of the 14th Tour of Britain 2017 on September 6, 2017 in Newark upon Trent, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Cyclists ride up toawrd Regent Street with a view of Parliament behind during the Tour of Britain cycle race on September 11, 2016 in London, England. The Tour of Britain takes place over 8 days with 8 stages starting in Glasgow and making its way down Great Britain ending in a final stage in the country's capital, London. The event is the UK's largest professional bicycle race. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
Cyclists Take Part In The Final Stage Of The Tour Of Britain
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Cyclists ride up toawrd Regent Street with a view of Parliament behind during the Tour of Britain cycle race on September 11, 2016 in London, England. The Tour of Britain takes place over 8 days with 8 stages starting in Glasgow and making its way down Great Britain ending in a final stage in the country's capital, London. The event is the UK's largest professional bicycle race. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Cyclists ride up towards Regent Street during the Tour of Britain cycle race on September 11, 2016 in London, England. The Tour of Britain takes place over 8 days with 8 stages starting in Glasgow and making its way down Great Britain ending in a final stage in the country's capital, London. The event is the UK's largest professional bicycle race. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
Cyclists Take Part In The Final Stage Of The Tour Of Britain
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Cyclists ride up towards Regent Street during the Tour of Britain cycle race on September 11, 2016 in London, England. The Tour of Britain takes place over 8 days with 8 stages starting in Glasgow and making its way down Great Britain ending in a final stage in the country's capital, London. The event is the UK's largest professional bicycle race. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Cyclists pass Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square during the Tour of Britain cycle race on September 11, 2016 in London, England. The Tour of Britain takes place over 8 days with 8 stages starting in Glasgow and making its way down Great Britain ending in a final stage in the country's capital, London. The event is the UK's largest professional bicycle race. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
Cyclists Take Part In The Final Stage Of The Tour Of Britain
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Cyclists pass Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square during the Tour of Britain cycle race on September 11, 2016 in London, England. The Tour of Britain takes place over 8 days with 8 stages starting in Glasgow and making its way down Great Britain ending in a final stage in the country's capital, London. The event is the UK's largest professional bicycle race. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Cyclists pass Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square during the Tour of Britain cycle race on September 11, 2016 in London, England. The Tour of Britain takes place over 8 days with 8 stages starting in Glasgow and making its way down Great Britain ending in a final stage in the country's capital, London. The event is the UK's largest professional bicycle race. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
Cyclists Take Part In The Final Stage Of The Tour Of Britain
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Cyclists pass Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square during the Tour of Britain cycle race on September 11, 2016 in London, England. The Tour of Britain takes place over 8 days with 8 stages starting in Glasgow and making its way down Great Britain ending in a final stage in the country's capital, London. The event is the UK's largest professional bicycle race. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Cyclists pass advertising boards in Piccadilly Circus during the Tour of Britain cycle race on September 11, 2016 in London, England. The Tour of Britain takes place over 8 days with 8 stages starting in Glasgow and making its way down Great Britain ending in a final stage in the country's capital, London. The event is the UK's largest professional bicycle race. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
Cyclists Take Part In The Final Stage Of The Tour Of Britain
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Cyclists pass advertising boards in Piccadilly Circus during the Tour of Britain cycle race on September 11, 2016 in London, England. The Tour of Britain takes place over 8 days with 8 stages starting in Glasgow and making its way down Great Britain ending in a final stage in the country's capital, London. The event is the UK's largest professional bicycle race. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
SIDMOUTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: Cyclists competing in the Tour of Britain cycle up High Street at the race start in Sidmouth on September 9, 2016 in Devon, England. The eight stage Tour of Britain started in Glasgow on Sunday and will end in London on September 11. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
Cyclists Take Part In Stage Six Of The Tour Of Britain
SIDMOUTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: Cyclists competing in the Tour of Britain cycle up High Street at the race start in Sidmouth on September 9, 2016 in Devon, England. The eight stage Tour of Britain started in Glasgow on Sunday and will end in London on September 11. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
SIDMOUTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: Cyclists competing in the Tour of Britain cycle up High Street at the race start in Sidmouth on September 9, 2016 in Devon, England. The eight stage Tour of Britain started in Glasgow on Sunday and will end in London on September 11. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
Cyclists Take Part In Stage Six Of The Tour Of Britain
SIDMOUTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: Cyclists competing in the Tour of Britain cycle up High Street at the race start in Sidmouth on September 9, 2016 in Devon, England. The eight stage Tour of Britain started in Glasgow on Sunday and will end in London on September 11. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
Even cycling has its superfans...
A fan's tattoo is signed by Sir Bradley Wiggins of SKY during stage seven of the 2013 Tour of Britain
MTM Qhebeka's Gerard Ciolek (left) wins the second stage of the 2013 Tour of Britain in Kendal.
Cycling - 2013 Tour of Britain - Stage Two - Carlisle to Kendal
MTM Qhebeka's Gerard Ciolek (left) wins the second stage of the 2013 Tour of Britain in Kendal.
IPSWICH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: Riders cycle through the town of Woodbridge during Stage One of the Tour of Britain at Woodbridge on September 9, 2012 in Ipswich, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
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IPSWICH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: Riders cycle through the town of Woodbridge during Stage One of the Tour of Britain at Woodbridge on September 9, 2012 in Ipswich, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
IPSWICH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: Riders cycle through the town of Woodbridge during Stage One of the Tour of Britain at Woodbridge on September 9, 2012 in Ipswich, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage One
IPSWICH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: Riders cycle through the town of Woodbridge during Stage One of the Tour of Britain at Woodbridge on September 9, 2012 in Ipswich, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Lars Boom of Netherlands and Team Rabobank emerges from a tunnel in Lower Thames Street as he competes in the Individual Time Trial during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Lars Boom of Netherlands and Team Rabobank emerges from a tunnel in Lower Thames Street as he competes in the Individual Time Trial during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
British sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston runs around the restored Cutty Sark ship with the London 2012 Olympic Torch, in South London on July 21, 2012. The Olympic flame began its seven-day tour of London. The London leg completes the torch's 8,000-mile (12,800-kilometre) tour of Britain and the Republic of Ireland and will culminate in the Games' opening ceremony on July 27. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINAMIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/GettyImages
British sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston r
British sailor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston runs around the restored Cutty Sark ship with the London 2012 Olympic Torch, in South London on July 21, 2012. The Olympic flame began its seven-day tour of London. The London leg completes the torch's 8,000-mile (12,800-kilometre) tour of Britain and the Republic of Ireland and will culminate in the Games' opening ceremony on July 27. AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINAMIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/GettyImages
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Lars Boom of Team Rabobank is the overall winner of the Tour of Britain in London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Lars Boom of Team Rabobank is the overall winner of the Tour of Britain in London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Lars Boom of Team Rabobank is the overall winner of the Tour of Britain in London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Lars Boom of Team Rabobank is the overall winner of the Tour of Britain in London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Lars Boom of Team Rabobank is the overall winner of the Tour of Britain in London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Lars Boom of Team Rabobank is the overall winner of the Tour of Britain in London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Lars Boom of Team Rabobank is the overall winner of the Tour of Britain in London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Lars Boom of Team Rabobank is the overall winner of the Tour of Britain in London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Mark Cavendish of Team HTC Highroad wins Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain at Whitehall, London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Mark Cavendish of Team HTC Highroad wins Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain at Whitehall, London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Mark Cavendish of Great Britain and Team HTC Highroad wins Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain at Whitehall on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Mark Cavendish of Great Britain and Team HTC Highroad wins Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain at Whitehall on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Mark Cavendish of Team HTC Highroad beats team mate Mark Renshaw to the line to win Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain at Whitehall, London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Mark Cavendish of Team HTC Highroad beats team mate Mark Renshaw to the line to win Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain at Whitehall, London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Mark Cavendish of Team HTC Highroad beats team mate Mark Renshaw to the line to win Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain at Whitehall, London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Mark Cavendish of Team HTC Highroad beats team mate Mark Renshaw to the line to win Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain at Whitehall, London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: The Peloton passes Big Ben during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain at Whitehall, London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: The Peloton passes Big Ben during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain at Whitehall, London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Lars Boom of Team Rabobank emerges from Lower Thames Street during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain in London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Lars Boom of Team Rabobank emerges from Lower Thames Street during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain in London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Leopold Koenig of Czech Republic and Team NetApp emerges from a tunnel in Lower Thames Street as he competes in the Individual Time Trial during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Leopold Koenig of Czech Republic and Team NetApp emerges from a tunnel in Lower Thames Street as he competes in the Individual Time Trial during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Jan Barta of Czech Republic and Team NetApp emerges from a tunnel in Lower Thames Street as he competes in the Individual Time Trial during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Jan Barta of Czech Republic and Team NetApp emerges from a tunnel in Lower Thames Street as he competes in the Individual Time Trial during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Mark Cavendish of Great Britain and Team HTC Highroad emerges from a tunnel in Lower Thames Street as he competes in the Individual Time Trial during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Mark Cavendish of Great Britain and Team HTC Highroad emerges from a tunnel in Lower Thames Street as he competes in the Individual Time Trial during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: (FILE PHOTO) Bernhard Eisel of Austria and team HTC Highroad emerges from a tunnel in Lower Thames Street as he competes in the Individual Time Trial during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain on September 18, 2011 in London, England. Bernhard Eisel today confirmed his decision to move from the soon-to-be defunct HTC Highroad to Team Sky where he will also be joined by former team-mate Mark Cavendish of Great Britain. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
FILE: Bernhard Eisel Joins Team Sky
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: (FILE PHOTO) Bernhard Eisel of Austria and team HTC Highroad emerges from a tunnel in Lower Thames Street as he competes in the Individual Time Trial during Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain on September 18, 2011 in London, England. Bernhard Eisel today confirmed his decision to move from the soon-to-be defunct HTC Highroad to Team Sky where he will also be joined by former team-mate Mark Cavendish of Great Britain. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Mark Cavendish of Great Britain and Team HTC Highroad emerges from Lower Thames Street during a practice lap ahead of Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain in London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Eight
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Mark Cavendish of Great Britain and Team HTC Highroad emerges from Lower Thames Street during a practice lap ahead of Stage Eight of the Tour of Britain in London on September 18, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
SANDRINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Mark Cavendish (3rd R) of Great Britain and team HTC Highroad leads the sprint peloton during the Tour of Britain Stage Seven between Bury St Edmunds and Sandringham on September 17, 2011 in Sandringham, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Seven
SANDRINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Mark Cavendish (3rd R) of Great Britain and team HTC Highroad leads the sprint peloton during the Tour of Britain Stage Seven between Bury St Edmunds and Sandringham on September 17, 2011 in Sandringham, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
KING'S LYNN, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Mark Cavendish of team HTC Highroad leads the Sprit Pelaton during the Tour of Britain Stage Seven at Sandringham on September 17, 2011 in King's Lynn, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Seven
KING'S LYNN, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Mark Cavendish of team HTC Highroad leads the Sprit Pelaton during the Tour of Britain Stage Seven at Sandringham on September 17, 2011 in King's Lynn, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
KING'S LYNN, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Mark Cavendish of team HTC Highroad leads the Sprit Pelaton during the Tour of Britain Stage Seven at Sandringham on September 17, 2011 in King's Lynn, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Seven
KING'S LYNN, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Mark Cavendish of team HTC Highroad leads the Sprit Pelaton during the Tour of Britain Stage Seven at Sandringham on September 17, 2011 in King's Lynn, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
SANDRINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Gediminas Bagdonas of Lithuania and the An Post team wins the Tour of Britain Stage Seven between Bury St Edmonds and Sandringham on September 17, 2011 in Sandringham, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Seven
SANDRINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Gediminas Bagdonas of Lithuania and the An Post team wins the Tour of Britain Stage Seven between Bury St Edmonds and Sandringham on September 17, 2011 in Sandringham, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
SANDRINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Gediminas Bagdonas of Lithuania and the An Post team wins the Tour of Britain Stage Seven between Bury St Edmonds and Sandringham on September 17, 2011 in Sandringham, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Seven
SANDRINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Gediminas Bagdonas of Lithuania and the An Post team wins the Tour of Britain Stage Seven between Bury St Edmonds and Sandringham on September 17, 2011 in Sandringham, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
KING'S LYNN, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Lars Boom of Team Rabobank current IG Markets Gold Jersey holder rides with his team mates during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain in Suffolk on September 17, 2011 in King's Lynn, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Seven
KING'S LYNN, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Lars Boom of Team Rabobank current IG Markets Gold Jersey holder rides with his team mates during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain in Suffolk on September 17, 2011 in King's Lynn, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
(FILE PHOTO) 29th September 1962: British jazz pianist George Shearing (left) and American singer Joe Williams (1918 - 1999) attend a press reception in London, before beginning a tour of Britain together. Shearing, who was born blind, has not performed in Britain for fifteen years. Shearing has died at 91 years old. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
(FILE PHOTO) 29th September 1962: British jazz pianist George Shearing (left) and American singer Joe Williams (1918 - 1999) attend a press reception in London, before beginning a tour of Britain together. Shearing, who was born blind, has not performed in Britain for fifteen years. Shearing has died at 91 years old. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
(FILE PHOTO) 29th September 1962: British jazz pianist George Shearing (left) and American singer Joe Williams (1918 - 1999) attend a press reception in London, before beginning a tour of Britain together. Shearing, who was born blind, has not performed in Britain for fifteen years. Shearing has died at 91 years old. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling celebrates on the podium after winning the stage during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Seven
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling celebrates on the podium after winning the stage during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling receives kisses after winning the stage during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Seven
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling receives kisses after winning the stage during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling celebrates crossing the line in first during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Seven
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling celebrates crossing the line in first during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling celebrates crossing the line in first during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Seven
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling celebrates crossing the line in first during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling races to the finish to win the stage during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Seven
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling races to the finish to win the stage during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling races to the finish to win the stage during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Seven
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling races to the finish to win the stage during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling celebrates crossing the line in first during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Seven
COLCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Borut Bozic of Slovenia and team Vacansoleil Pro Cycling celebrates crossing the line in first during Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain on September 17, 2010 in Colchester, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
GREAT YARMOUTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Andre Greipel of Team HTC-Columbia wins Stage Six during Stage Six of the Tour of Britain on September 16, 2010 in Great Yarmouth, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Six
GREAT YARMOUTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Andre Greipel of Team HTC-Columbia wins Stage Six during Stage Six of the Tour of Britain on September 16, 2010 in Great Yarmouth, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
GREAT YARMOUTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: The Peleton passes past Blickling Hall during Stage Six of the Tour of Britain on September 16, 2010 in Great Yarmouth, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Six
GREAT YARMOUTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: The Peleton passes past Blickling Hall during Stage Six of the Tour of Britain on September 16, 2010 in Great Yarmouth, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
GREAT YARMOUTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: The Peleton passes through Wells on the Sea during Stage Six of the Tour of Britain on September 16, 2010 in Great Yarmouth, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Tour of Britain - Stage Six
GREAT YARMOUTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: The Peleton passes through Wells on the Sea during Stage Six of the Tour of Britain on September 16, 2010 in Great Yarmouth, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

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