Stage 5 of this year's Tour of Britain took place in the seaside town of Clacton-on-Sea. A 16km Individual Time Trial takes the riders around the town, seafront and back to the finish. With strong winds facing the riders, this TT was going to be interesting.

Geraint Thomas Warms Up On The TT Course

Tony Martin Warms Up Prior To Starting The Time Trial

The First Few Riders Roll Down The Start Ramp

A Selection Of Riders Wait Nervously Before The Time Trial

Mark Cavendish Sets Off To The Delight Of The British Fans

Dan Martin Gets His Bike Checked For Motors

Geraint Thomas Warms Up

The Riders Continue To Depart

The Helicopter In The Distance Captures The Best Images Of The Riders

Elia Viviani Focuses Before His TT

Michal Kwiatkowski Is Greeted With A Polish Flag

Tony Martin Prepares For His Time Trial

The Local Rider, Alex Dowsett, Focuses On The Start Ramp

Lars Boom, The Winner Of The Stage, Speeds His Way Along The Course

Alexander Kristoff Heads To The Team Bus After A Disappointing TT Effort

The Warm Ups Continue

The Polish National Champion Prepares His Bike

The Riders Continue To Pass Through The Finish

Tony Martin Warms Up On Rollers Before His TT

Alex Dowsett Waits Nervously Before His TT

Mark Renshaw Starts His Time Trial

Elia Viviani Waits Nervously On The Start Ramp

Alex Dowsett Gets A Roar From The Crowd As He Departs

Geraint Thomas Observes His Bike Before The Start

The World Champion Tony Martin Focuses On The TT

Elia Viviani Departs On His TT Effort

An Orica Scott Rider Warms Up For His TT

Tony Martin Focuses On The Start Ramp

Caleb Ewan Nervously Awaits The Buzzer

World Time Trial Champion Tony Martin Powers His Way Off The Start Ramp

The World Champion Got A Massive Reception From The Fans

Tony Martin Finishes His TT In A Disappointing 6th Place

Lars Boom Steps Onto The Podium After Winning Stage 5

Lars Boom Now Leads The General Classification After Winning The Time Trial

My Tour of Britain is now over, thanks to everyone who has made it to the end of this post and to everyone who has supported my Tour of Britain photography!

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