Start times for the Tour de France stage one time trial

Chris Froome will be the 195th rider to start the Tour de France opening time trial, setting off at 17.14 local time

Fabian Cancellara on stage seven of the 2015 Tirreno-Adriatico

(Image credit: Watson)

Movistar have bucked the trend of sending their general classification leader out last on the opening time trial at the Tour de France, with Nairo Quintana heading out early on the 13.8km course.

Alejandro Valverde will be the last rider off for Movistar at 17:12, while Quintana rolls down the ramp two hours earlier at 15:00 local time.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.