Mark Cavendish celebrates as he crosses the finish line on Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain

Tour of Britain: Mark Cavendish takes second stage victory as Sir Bradley Wiggins closes on overall triumph

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Sir Bradley Wiggins leads from the front on the final kilometre of Stage Six on the Tour de Britain

Tour of Britain: Sir Bradley Wiggins retains yellow jersey with home rider Simon Yates showing the future is bright

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Sir Bradley Wiggins leads from the front on the final kilometre of Stage Six on the Tour de Britain

Tour of Britain: Sir Bradley Wiggins retains yellow jersey with home rider Simon Yates showing the future is bright

21-year-old sees off both Wiggins and Nairo Quintana to seal impressive stage win

A view of stage five of the Tour of Britain

Tour of Britain: Sir Bradley Wiggins retains overall lead as Irishman Sam Bennett wins stage five

Today's stage was the toughest of the tour

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Bradley Wiggins

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