Glasgow 2014 is now a step closer after organisers revealed the routes for the Commonwealth Games road race and time trial.
A high-class field is expected in Scotland for the men’s road race, with Great Britain’s stars in action for their individual countries and Australia bidding to continue their dominance of cycling at the Games.
And now with the route – which is near-identical to the one used for last year’s British National Championships – now unveiled, it is clear there will be a number of riders with ambitions for victory in Glasgow.
We have taken a look at five of the top contenders over the following pages. Do you agree? Let us know in the forum.