Sean Yates to ride Archer GP

Discovery Channel directeur sportif Sean Yates may be nominally retired, but the one-time wearer of the Tour de France yellow jersey has always kept himself in shape. He's in good enough condition to have decided to ride the Archer GP on April 9, one of the UK's most prestigious one-day races.

He's unlikely to be going for the win, though, as that would put him in the awkward position of presenting the trophy to himself. Organiser Stuart Cook says, "I was delighted that Sean accepted the presentation invitation and surprised and even more delighted when he said he wished to compete in the event."

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