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  • 12.09.14

    The Rouleur Tour of Britain Quiz

    Test your Tour of Britain knowledge with ten questions on the first ten years of the race. 

 

 

 

 

1. Where did the 2013 Tour of Britain start?

 Drumlanrig Castle
 Manchester
 Kendal
 Peebles

 

2. Rouleur sponsors the Tour of Britain Combativity Award. What delicious local food produce do we award to each day’s winner?

 Beer
 Cheese
 Pies
 Meat

 

3. Which rider won the first Tour of Britain in 2004?

 Nick Nuyens
 Stefano Zanini
 Mauricio Ardila
 Martin Pedersen

 

4. Name the edition of the Tour of Britain from the stage winners:

Alessandro Petacchi, Matt Goss, Emilien Benoit-Berges and Edvald Boasson Hagen.

 2007
 2008
 2009
 2011

 

5. The last stage of the 2010 race took a course around the London Docklands, instead of the usual Westminster circuit. Why?

 The Trooping of the Colour ceremony 
 Security concerns, owing to the Pope’s visit
 To celebrate the tenth birthday of the Millenium Dome
 A clash with the general election

 

6. What is the most northerly Tour of Britain stage start or finish in history?

 Glasgow
 Peebles
 Edinburgh
 Gretna Green

 

7. What nationality was Marc de Maar when he won a 2012 stage in Stoke?

 The Netherlands
 Curaçao
 Surinam
 Belgium

 

8. With eight, which rider has finished the most modern Tours of Britain?

 Russell Downing
 Roger Hammond
 Kristian House
 Dean Downing

 

9. Which of these world champions has won a Tour of Britain stage?

 Thor Hushovd
 Allesandro Ballan
 Phillippe Gilbert
 Paolo Bettini

 

10. How many stages of the Tour of Britain has Sir Bradley Wiggins won?

 Zero
 One
 Two
 Three

 

Show me the answers!

Question 1: The correct answer is the Peebles.

Question 2: The correct answer is Cheese.

Question 3: The correct answer is Mauricio Ardila.

Question 4: The correct answer is 2008.

Question 5: The correct answer is Security concerns, owing to the Pope’s visit..

Question 6: The correct answer is Glasgow.

Question 7: The correct answer is Curaçao.

Question 8: The correct answer is Kristian House.

Question 9: The correct answer is Thor Hushovd.

Question 10: The correct answer is One.

You answered them all right!

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