Nicole Cooke Boardman bike

Nicole Cooke and Emma Pooley will don their Great Britain jerseys to take part in this July's Lifeforce Ras de Cymru.

Team manager Julian Winn confirmed today that Cooke (pictured) and Pooley are riding the six-stage Lifeforce Ras de Cymru over July 2-6 at the University of Wales Campus, Newport, Gwent. The two riders will form the GB team with one other member, as yet to be announced. There will also be another team entered under the Halfords-Bikehut guise.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Founded in 1891, Cycling Weekly and its team of expert journalists brings cyclists in-depth reviews, extensive coverage of both professional and domestic racing, as well as fitness advice and 'brew a cuppa and put your feet up' features. Cycling Weekly serves its audience across a range of platforms, from good old-fashioned print to online journalism, and video.