Evaluating Bahrain McLaren's Tour de France long list

13 riders are vying for 8 spots in Bahrain McLaren's Tour team (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

After casting our eye over Team Ineos' long list for the Tour de France, this time we look at Bahrain McLaren, where we understand there are 13 riders vying for selection. 

Mikel Landa, signed from Movistar at the turn of the year, has already been confirmed as the team leader, bidding for the overall title on a route that seems well suited to his climbing abilities.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at Cyclingnews.com 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.