The world’s top three teams will be among the 18 squads competing in this year’s Tour of Britain, the 17th edition of the UK’s leading bike race.

VeloChampion is proud to be Shoeand Sunglasses Sponsor of the Tour of Britain 2021. We have been supporting the Tour of Britain for over five years and after the cancellations last year, we can't wait to see this event back and bigger than ever!

Tour of Britain


  • Alpecin - Fenix (Belgium)
  • Caja Rural - Seguros RGA (Spain)
  • Canyon dhb SunGod (Great Britain)
  • Deceuninck – Quick-Step (Belgium)
  • Global 6 Cycling (New Zealand) – first appearance in 2021
  • Great Britain (Great Britain)
  • INEOS Grenadiers (Great Britain)
  • Israel Start-Up Nation (Israel)
  • Movistar Team (Spain)
  • Rally Cycling (USA) – first appearance in 2021
  • Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling (Great Britain) – first appearance in 2021
  • Saint Piran (Great Britain) – first appearance in 2021
  • SwiftCarbon Pro Cycling (Great Britain)
  • Team Arkéa - Samsic (France) – first appearance in 2021
  • Team DSM (Germany)
  • Team Jumbo - Visma (Netherlands)
  • Team Qhubeka NextHash (South Africa)
  • TRINITY Racing (Great Britain) – first appearance in 2021

Ever-present in their home Tour since their inaugural 2010 season, INEOS Grenadiers will return to the race looking to add to their illustrious record of one overall triumph, 17 stage wins and two jersey victories.

Deceuninck – Quick-Step are the most successful team in TOB history, having claimed 22 stages and two overall victories since the race returned to the calendar in 2004.Their most recent GC victory came with Frenchman and reigning world champion Julian Alaphilippe in 2018.

 The Dutch Jumbo - Visma team will compete in their 10th Tour of Britain this September, during which time they have won the race twice (through Dutchman Lars Boom, in 2010 and 2017) and taken 10 stage victories. They will be among the favourites for victory in stage three’s Carmarthenshire team time trial having triumphed in the equivalent stage three years ago.

Among the five teams making their Tour of Britain debut in 2021 are the American Rally Cycling outfit, with their distinctive bright orange jerseys, and Team Arkéa – Samsic, for whom former British road race champion Connor Swift and compatriot Dan McLay could be selected to be compete.

Tour of Britain Jumbo Visma Team Time Trial


Stage One

Sunday 5th September

Penzance to Bodmin


Stage Two

Monday 6th September

Sherford to Exeter


Stage Three

Tuesday 7th September

(Team Time Trial)


Stage Four

Wednesday 8th September

Aberaeron to Great Orme, Llandudno


Stage Five

Thursday 9th September

Alderley Park to Warrington


Stage Six

Friday 10th September

Carlisle to Gateshead


Stage Seven

Saturday 11th September

Hawick to Edinburgh


Stage Eight

Sunday 12th September

Stonehaven to Aberdeen



How to Watch the Tour of Britain:

We hope you can attend the stages to soak up the atmosphere, which really is a full Tour of Britain this year. VeloChampion will be in attendance at stages four and five. If you cannot attend the events, the Tour of Britain will also be shown live on ITV4 and Eurosport, as well as in over 150 countries worldwide.

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