Britain’s biggest bike race starts on Tuesday, August 29 in Glasgow. Sixteen teams are taking part in this year’s Tour of Britain, and there are some big names taking to the UK roads.

Updated 28/8/06

Quick Step-Innergetic

Directeur Sportif: Wilfred Peeters

Category: ProTour

Country: Belgium

www.qsi-cycling.com

1 Nuyens, Nick BEL

2 Boonen, Tom BEL

3 Chicchi, Francesco ITA

4 Cretskens, Wilfred BEL

5 Garate, Juan Manuel ESP

6 Pozzato, Filippo ITA

T-Mobile

Directeur Sportif: Brian Holm

Category: ProTour

Country: Germany

www.t-mobile-team.com

11 Kloden, Andreas GER

12 Cavendish, Mark GBR

13 Sinkewtiz, Patrik GER

14 Pollack, Olaf GER

15 Kessler, Mattias GER

16 Rogers, Michael AUS

Great Britain

Directeur Sportif: Rod Ellingworth

Category: National

Country: Great Britain

www.britishcycling.org.uk

21 Hammond, Roger GBR

22 Tennant, Andrew GBR

23 Thomas, Geraint GBR

24 Sander, Ross GBR

25 Stannard, Ian GBR

26 Swift, Ben GBR

Davitamon Lotto

Directeur Sportif: Allan Peiper

Category: ProTour

Country: Belgium

www.davitamon-lotto.com

31 Gates, Nick AUS

32 Mattan, Nico BEL

33 Rosems, Bert BEL

34 Steegmans, Gert BEL

35 Leon Van Bon BEL

36 Vansummeren, Johan BEL

Ceramica Panaria-Navigare

Directeur Sportif: Roberto Reveberi

Category: Professional Continental

Country: Ireland

www.panariasport.com

41 Dall’ Antonia, Tiziano ITA

42 Galdos, Aitor ESP

43 Grilo, Paride ITA

44 Matveyev, Sergiy UKR

45 Piramo, Matteo ITA

46 Richeze, Maximiliano ARG

Recycling.co.uk

Directeur Sportif: John Herety

Category: Continental

Country: Great Britain

www.recyclingteam.com

51 Greenwood, Ben GBR

52 House, Kristian GBR

53 Newton, Christopher GBR

54 Oliphant, Evan GBR

55 Partridge, Robert GBR

56 Sharman, Robin GBR

Phonak iShares

Directeur Sportif: Juan Martin Fernandez

Category: ProTour

Country: Switzerland

www.phonak-cycling.ch

61 Merckx, Axel BEL

62 Hunter, Robert RSA

63 Moerenhout, Koos NED

64 Pena, Victor Hugo COL

65 Tschopp, Johann SUI

66 Vitoria, David SUI

CSC

Directeur Sportif: Scott Sunderland

Category: ProTour

Country: Denmark

www.team-csc.com

71 Breschel, Matti DEN

72 Kroon, Karsten NED

73 Roberts, Luke AUS

74 Schleck, Andy LUX

75 Sörensen, Nicki DEN

76 Vandevelde, Christian USA

DFL-Cyclingnews-Litespeed

Directeur Sportif: Gilbert De Weerdt

Category: Continental

Country: Great Britain

www.teamdfl-cyclingnews.com

81 Coutts, Alex GBR

82 Downing, Dean GBR

83 Downing, Russell GBR

84 Jennings, Cameron AUS

85 Barras, Tom GBR

86 Kane, Oakley AUS

Landbouwkrediet-Colnago

Directeur Sportif: Jef de Bilde

Category: Professional Continental

Country: Belgium

www.landbouwkrediet-colnago.be

91 Clancy, Edward GBR

92 Lebeau, Jean-Claude BEL

93 Manning, Paul GBR

94 Neirynck, Kevin BEL

95 Simon, Jean-Paul BEL

96 Vanlandschoot, James BEL

Chocolade Jacques-Topsport Vlaanderen

Directeur Sportif: Walter Planckaert

Category: Professional Continental

Country: Belgium

www.jacques-vlaanderen.be

101 De Haes, Kenny BEL

102 D’Hollander, Glenn BEL

103 Keisse, Iljo BEL

104 Veuchelen, Frederik BEL

105 Wijnants, Maarten BEL

106 Willems, Frederik BEL

Denmark

Directeur Sportif: Heiko Salzwedel

Category: National

Country: Denmark

www.cyclingworld-dcu.dk

111 Christensen, Michael DEN

112 Jorgensen, Casper DEN

113 Madsen, Jens-Erik DEN

114 Morkov, Michael DEN

115 Rasmussen, Alex DEN

116 Steensen, Andre DEN

Unibet

Directeur Sportif: Hilaire Vanderschueren

Category: Professional Continental

Country: Belgium

www.unibetcycling.com

121 Cooke, Baden AUS

122 Domingue, Juan ESP

123 Gardeyn, Gorik BEL

124 Hunt, Jeremy GBR

125 Pasamontes, Luis ESP

126 Wilson, Mathew AUS

Skil-Shimano

Directeur Sportif: Rudie Kemna

Category: Professional Continental

Country: Netherlands

www.professionalcyclingteam.com

131 Kano, Tomoya JAP

132 Reinerink, Rik NED

133 Rooijakkers, Piet NED

134 Tjallingii, Maarten NED

135 Vierhouten, Aart NED

136 Weiisenger, René GER

Barloworld

Directeur Sportif: Velerio Tebaldi

Category: Professional Continental

Country: Great Britain

www.teambarloworld.com

141 Bonomi, Giosuè ITA

142 Caccia, Diego ITA

143 Christensen, Mads DEN

144 Cox, Ryan RSA

145 Degano, Enrico ITA

146 Sabido, Hugo POR

South Australia.com-AIS

Directeur Sportif: Brian Stephens

Category: Continental

Country: Australia

www.southaustralia-ais.com

151 Clarke, Jonathan AUS

152 Clarke, Simon AUS

153 Goss, Mathew AUS

154 Higgerson, Shaun AUS

155 Lloyd, Mathew AUS

156 Meadley, James AUS