Full team selection for the 2016 Tour de France revealed

Bora-Argon18 the only non French team picked as a wildcard for the 2016 edition of the race

The peloton chases on stage six of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

Bora-Argon18 will be the only non French Professional Continental team to appear at the Tour de France this year, after they were selected alongside Direct Energie, Cofidis and Fortuneo Concept to ride alongside the 18 WorldTour teams.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).