The big stars of the Tour de France are obvious; Froome, Quintana, Contador, Sagan... But, who are the underdogs that you should watch out for?
The Tour de France is the biggest bike race of the year. For the many big favourites who make it their major goal, it's a very high pressure situation. But, for the many up and coming riders – the underdogs – it isn't make or break. it's a race where careers are made.
Here are ten riders you should know about before the race. Stage wins, anyone?