The Youth Tour of Scotland reaches a conclusion with the fourth and final stage of racing taking place today in Forgandenny. One of Scottish Cycling’s flagship events 140 elite young riders have been based in Perthshire taking part in the biggest youth stage race in the UK.
Today’s action features Stage 4 of the race, Forgandenny Kermesse where riders from the UK, Ireland and Isle of Man will battle it out over closed roads for the top place finishes. Last year Scottish rider Dylan Hughes and Welsh rider Ella Barnwell won the top prize and went to the Tour of Britain taking part in stages in Cumbria and Wales respectively.
This year the overall male and female yellow jersey winner will once again have the opportunity to compete in a stage of the Tour of Britain this September. Riders are also competing for individual stage wins, point’s competition, King & Queen of the mountains, best Scottish rider and team awards.
Now in its sixth year the Youth Tour of Scotland continues to grow in size and popularity and is a a superb opportunity to witness some of the best young riders in the UK and beyond in action.
Stage 4 starts and finishes in Forgandenny near Strathallan School. The Race HQ is at Strathallan School, Forgandenny, Perthshire, PH2 9EG. A course map of today’s route can be viewed via the British Cycling website.
Racing starts at 8am with the final rider due through the finish by 1pm.
Spectating is free on the course and at the finish area.
Car parking: there is parking available at the Race HQ.