The five British riders taking part in the 2018 Tour de France

Meet the five Brits who will be on the start line in Noirmoitier en l'Île for the 2018 Tour de France

The five British riders who will take part in the 2018 Tour de France

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

The 2018 Tour de France start list has been all but finalised, with all 22 teams having announced their eight riders.

Among the selections are a total of five British riders – well short of the record of 10 British riders who took to the start line in the 1955, 1968, and 2015 editions of the race, and the nine British riders who took part last year

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.