Adam and Simon Yates to ride Tour de France, as Mitchelton-Scott announce squad

It'll be the first time since 2015 that the Yates brothers will both ride the Tour

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Adam and Simon Yates will ride the 2019 Tour de France, as Mitchelton-Scott announce their eight-man squad for the French Grand Tour.

Simon will ride in support of Adam's general classification ambitions, returning the favour to his twin brother as Adam assisted Simon to his Vuelta a España 2018 victory.

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Hi. I'm Cycling Weekly's Weekend Editor. I like writing offbeat features and eating too much bread when working out on the road at bike races.

Before joining Cycling Weekly I worked at The Tab and I've also written for Vice, Time Out, and worked freelance for The Telegraph (I know, but I needed the money at the time so let me live).

I also worked for ITV Cycling between 2011-2018 on their Tour de France and Vuelta a España coverage. Sometimes I'd be helping the producers make the programme and other times I'd be getting the lunches. Just in case you were wondering - Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen had the same ham sandwich every day, it was great.