Among the star names who have already been confirmed for the OVO Energy Tour of Britain, which begins on Sunday (September 3), are the recently crowned European Champion Alexander Kristoff; World Time Trial Champion Tony Martin; and Team Sky’s Michal Kwiatkowski; plus multiple British Time Trial Champion Alex Dowsett.
Team Sky has also confirmed that Geraint Thomas and Owain Doull are set to be part of its line-up.
A total of 20 teams will be competing in the Tour, in a line-up that will feature 10 UCI WorldTour teams, plus a further three squads that have competed in one of the two Grand Tours so far in 2017.
The event – Britain’s biggest professional race – will feature 120 riders.
The Northumberland leg of the race is scheduled for Monday, September 4. For more information, visit https://www.nlandtob.com/