Analysing Bahrain McLaren's Tour de France squad

Landa Bahrain McLaren Tour de France analysis
Bahrain McLaren's Tour de France hopes are pinned on Mikel Landa (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

A year on from Vincenzo Nibali and Dylan Teuns stage wins – and Rohan Dennis' DNF – Bahrain McLaren bring a totally new look to the Tour de France.

Mikel Landa is the new team leader as just three men remain from the team that raced in France last July. And for the first time in his career, the 30-year-old has a Grand Tour team built entirely around him.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.