Follow the opening stage of this year’s AJ Bell Women’s Tour between Bicester and Banbury on Monday 4 October with our live text commentary blog.

Stage one starts from Sheep Street, Bicester, at 11am, with the finish on Banbury’s South Bar Street expected at 3:08pm. Click here to explore the stage.

Highlights of stage one will air on ITV4 at 9pm.

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