Which GC contenders are heading to each Grand Tour in 2021?

The world's best riders eye up which big win they'll aim for this season

(Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty Images)

(Image credit: AFP via Getty Images)

Another year, another set of Grand Tours. Last year's were alright, weren't they? Back in March it was touch and go whether we'd get any, and then next thing we knew we'd had three in the space of just 91 days. And three blockbuster ones at that.

We thought we'd had it good with the 2019 Tour de France, but then Pogačar raised the bar with his Hollywood-ready final time trial to take yellow, while Tao Geoghegan Hart made his own ploy for an Academy Award, as Best Supporting Actor Rohan Dennis helped him overhaul Sunweb and take an unexpected maglia rosa at the Giro d'Italia.

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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.