British Cycling has announced its six-rider Great Britain Cycling Team for the upcoming Tour of Britain stage race.
The group of British Cycling Olympic Academy Programme riders will be managed by Keith Lambert for the eight-stage race which starts on Sunday 9 September with stage one taking riders from Ipswich to Norfolk Showground.
Of the six named, Simon Yates, Ali Slater and Josh Edmundson have also been included in the long-list Great Britain team for the 2012 UCI Road World Championships which begin on Saturday 15 September in Limburg, Netherlands.
They join an already strong provisional start list for the event, which features British Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins and world road race champion Mark Cavendish.
Great Britain team for the Tour of Britain 2012