Luke Rowe: Paris-Roubaix ride led to Tour de France selection

Team Sky's Luke Rowe admits his characteristics suit the first nine stages well as he hopes to guide Chris Froome to Tour de France glory

Luke Rowe in the 2015 Paris-Roubaix (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Luke Rowe must be one of the few riders looking forward to the first week of the Tour de France, with the Team Sky rider saying the stages suit his abilities well.

The 25-year-old is one of five Brits named in Sky's squad and his main aim over the course of the three weeks is to protect their general classification leader Chris Froome.

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