Teams announced for the 2015 Aviva Tour of Britain

The world's top teams will line-up for the Aviva Tour of Britain, which arrives in Edinburgh this September.

Race organisers revealed 2015's Aviva Tour of Britain will feature the biggest line-up of UCI WorldTeams to race in the UK this year, as nine of the world's best teams head to Britain in September.

Councillor Richard Lewis, Edinburgh’s Festivals and Events Champion, said: “Anyone with a passion for cycling will be hard-pressed to find a better place to be than Holyrood Park and the Old Town on 9 September. Race directors have hailed this year’s Tour of Britain line-up as the strongest ever, meaning Edinburgh fans have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the world’s best riders at the top of their game compete on the streets of the Capital. The teams been revealed just days after Chris Froome’s historic British win for Team Sky in the Tour de France; you can really feel that professional cycling is having its moment.”

The full list of teams for the Aviva Tour of Britain is as follows:

UCI WorldTeams

  • BMC Racing (USA)
  • Etixx Quick-Step (Belgium)
  • IAM Cycling (Switzerland)
  • Lotto Soudal (Belgium)
  • Movistar Team (Spain)
  • Team Cannondale – Garmin (USA)
  • Team Lotto NL Jumbo (Netherlands)
  • Team Sky (Great Britain)
  • Tinkoff – Saxo (Russia)

UCI Pro Continental teams

  • Cult Energy Pro Cycling (Denmark)
  • MTN Qhubeka (South Africa)
  • Team Novo Nordisk (USA)

UCI Continental teams

  • An Post Chain Reaction (Ireland)
  • JLT Condor presented by Mavic (Great Britain)
  • Madison Genesis (Great Britain)
  • NFTO (Great Britain)
  • ONE Pro Cycling (Great Britain)
  • Team Raleigh GAC (Great Britain)
  • Team WIGGINS (Great Britain)

 National Teams

  • Great Britain Cycling Team

 Details of the provisional six rider line-ups for each team will be announced during the coming weeks.

The City of Edinburgh Council is a funding partner for the Tour of Britain when it comes to Edinburgh. Find out more at the Council's dedicated webpage.

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