The London-Paris Cycle Tour announced that David Harmon, one of the UK’s leading television commentators for professional cycle racing will be joining Sean Kelly for the 2007 event, a multi-stage, 600km ride. Harmon rode as an elite mountain bike racer before moving into television, and becoming the anchor commentator for Eurosport’s cycling coverage, where he regularly pairs with Sean Kelly.
Commenting on the London-Paris cycle tour, he said "I'm really looking forward to this endurance ride and have made this my major goal for 2007. I am sure that my colleague, Sean Kelly will be happy to take my advice on training!" To which Sean Kelly, seven times winner of Paris-Nice replied, "It will give me great pleasure to show David the way to Paris!"
Sven Thiele, founder and chairman of the London-Paris cycle tour, said "Having David Harmon join us is wonderful news. David has also promised us that he will be MC for the Tour and be hosting the prize giving in Paris. His knowledge and passion for the sport will help motivate the entire peloton." The London-Paris cycle tour will take place form June 28-July 1, 2007.