British Cycling announces team for the Tour de Yorkshire

British Cycling announces team for the Tour de Yorkshire

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British Cycling has confirmed the team who will ride for Great Britain at the Tour de Yorkshire, taking place from 1-3 May 2015.

The young squad is made up predominantly from British Cycling’s Olympic Academy Programme and includes local riders Gabriel Cullaigh and Oliver Wood, whilst Leeds-born Josh Edmondson will guest ride with the team.

Team manager Keith Lambert said: “The Tour de Yorkshire represents a significant development opportunity for the under-23 academy riders and one which I know they’re all looking forward to.

"For them to take part in a Tour de France legacy race against some of the world’s best riders is a real exciting prospect and I’m hoping they will be able to learn from the British professionals such as Sir Bradley Wiggins, Ben Swift and Steve Cummings whilst in the peloton.”

Great Britain Cycling Team for the Tour de Yorkshire

Germain Burton

Gabriel Cullaigh

Scott Davies

Josh Edmondson

Jake Kelly

Chris Latham

Mark Stewart

Oliver Wood