Tour de France 2024: Who to Follow on Strava

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The 111th edition of the Tour de France runs from Saturday, June 29 and finishes on Sunday, July 21. Strava gives you a unique view of the riders in the Tour de France, with many of the peloton uploading their activities to Strava. But who should you follow. These are the Tour de France riders to follow on Strava in 2024.

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UAE Team Emirates

UAE Team Emirates are one of the most successful professional cycling teams in the men's peloton. In 2024, the key riders for the team include Tadej Pogačar, Adam Yates and Juan Ayuso.

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Tadej Pogačar

Progously talented and utterly engaging, Tadej Pogačar not only won the 2020 and 2021 editions of the Tour de France, he also took three different jerseys in the process. The Slovenian also holds numerous one-day and classic titles.

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Juan Ayuso

Juan Ayuso is a Spanish professional road cyclist who races for UCI WorldTeam UAE Team Emirates. He won the young rider classification in the 2023 Vuelta d'España.

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Nils Politt

With UAE working collectively to get Tadej Pogačar in Yellow, expect to see Nils Politt capitalize on his strong early-season form on the flatter stages.

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Pavel Sivakov

An essential part of the UAE engine room in the mountains, Pavel Sivakov will be a key domestique for Tadej Pogačar in his bid for Yellow.

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Marc Soler

Spanish rider Marc Soler has enjoyed a consistent start to 2024. No stranger to stage victories, Soler has won two stages at the Vuelta and won Paris-Nice.

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Team Visma | Lease a Bike

Winners of the last two Tour de France with Jonas Vingegaard, Team Visma | Lease a Bike boast a wealth of talent, including Strava's most followed athlete, Wout Van Aert.

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Jonas Vingegaard

Two-time winner of the Tour de France (2022 and 2023), Vingegaard has built a formidable reputation as one of the sport's great climbers. An early season crash significantly impacted his preparation for the 2024 Tour.

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Wout van Aert

One of the most followed athletes on Strava, there's not much that Belgium's Wout van Aert can't do. A sprinter, a GC contender, a cyclocross world champion... Wout is one of the fastest - and most talented - riders in the world.

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Christophe Laporte

France's Christophe Laporte has played a key role in the success of Team Visma over the last couple of years, including supporting Jonas Vingegaard during his 2022 win. He has previously won a stage of the Tour (2019).

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Matteo Jorgenson

American Matteo Jorgenson is in a rich vein of form going into the Tour. A win at Paris-Nice and Dwars door Vlaanderen was followed up with a second place at the Criterium du Dauphiné, meaning he's worth keeping an eye on going into this year's race.

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Tiesj Benoot

Since joining Visma, Tiesj Benoot has played a key role in helping Vingegaard win the Tour in 2022 and 2023. He will once again be a key domestique for the team in what promises to be a challenging year.

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Bart Lemmen

Drafted in to replace Sepp Kuss, Bart Lemmen is a relative latecomer to professional cycling but has impressed in his year as a pro, finishing fifth at the Tour Down Under and 10th at the UAE Tour.

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Ineos Grenadiers

INEOS Grenadiers is a UK-based team that was established in 2010 under the name Team Sky. The team won seven of the eight Tour de France races between 2012 and 2019.

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Tom Pidcock

Tom Pidcock isn't just a stage winner at the Tour de France, the Briton is also an Olympic gold medalist & world champion in mountain biking, and a cyclo-cross world champion.

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Egan Bernal

2019 Tour de France and 2021 Giro d'Italia champion Egan Bernal is getting closer to his best after a horror crash in 2022. The Maillot Jaune may be beyond him, but he has the talent to mix things up in the peloton.

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Michal Kwiatkowski

A talented all-rounder, Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski has won two individual stages of the Tour de France, along with a time trial stage at the Vuelta a España.

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Laurens De Plus

Belgium's Laurens De Plus has a Tour de France stage win under his belt (2019 - Time Trial) and was fifth in the 2024 edition of the Critérium du Dauphiné.

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Ben Turner

British cyclist Ben Turner rode his first Tour de France in 2023, and has repeatedly impressed in the Classics through the 2024 season.

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Alpecin - Deceuninck

Led by Mathieu van der Poel, Belgium's Alpecin - Deceuninck won the 2023 World Race Championships and 2023 World Cyclo-Cross Championships.

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Jasper Philipsen

Jasper Philipsen has won six stages of the Tour de France (2022 and 2023). The Belgian sprinter won the Green Jersey for the race in 2023.

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Mathieu van der Poel

Dutch professional cyclist Mathieu van der Poel won the Road Race World Championships in 2023. The Alpecin–Deceuninck also competes in cyclo-cross and mountain biking.

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Gianni Vermeersch

Belgium's Gianni Vermeersch will be riding his first Tour de France. The winner of Dwars door het Hageland, Vermeersch was the 2022 Gravel World Champion.

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Silvan Dillier

Swiss cyclist Silvan Dillier goes into his fifth Tour de France. Dillier has previously won a stage of the Giro d'Italia (2017).

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Axel Laurance

French cyclist Axel Laurance has impressed with his early season form, winning the Tour of Norway and taking his first UCI WorldTour stage win at the Volta a Catalunya.

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Jonas Rickaert

Belgium's Jonas Rickaert goes into his third Tour de France having suffered a nasty crash at the Belgian National Champs just a week before. He is a key part of Philipsen's sprint train.

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Soudal Quick-Step

Nicknamed 'The Wolfpack', the origins of Soudal Quick-Step go back to 2003. Over the years the team has experienced tremendous success at the Tour de France along with the other Grand Tours.

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Remco Evenepoel

Belgium's Remco Evenepoel underlined his prodigious talent with a win at the 2022 Vuelta a España. He also took the Mountains Classification in the same race in 2023, as well as securing multiple stage wins.

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Ivan Van Wilder

A familiar face alongside Remco Evenepoel, Van Wilder rode with him during his 2022 Vuelta victory. He placed fourth at the Tour de Romandie.

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Louis Vervaeke

Belgium's Louis Vervaeke is making his Tour de France debut in 2024, and will be one of Evenepoel's key domestiques when the Tour heads into the mountains.

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Yves Lampaert

Yves Lampaert comes into the Tour de France in a rich vein of form, having won the opening Time Trial at the Tour de Suisse. He has previously won a stage of the Tour de France (2022).

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Jan Hirt

Jan Hirt will be a key part of the team working to help Mathieu van der Poel in the GC. Hirt enjoyed a strong Giro d'Italia, finishing eighth overall.

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Lidl-Trek

America's Lidl-Trek officially came into being in 2014, after Trek took ownership of the RadioShack–Nissan team. Since then, the team has enjoyed success in UCI events around the world..

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Giulio Ciccone

Italy's Giulio Ciccone will be looking to defend the mountains classification (polka-dot jersey) that he won in 2023 at the Tour de France. He has also won the equivalent at the Giro, along with three individual stages.

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Carlos Verona

A recent addition to Lidl-Trek, Carlos Verona joined the team in 2024. The Spanish rider was the winner of the 2022 Critérium du Dauphiné, and will be riding his fifth Tour de France.

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Jasper Stuyven

Classics specialist Jasper Stuyvenis a key domestique in Lidl-Trek. The Belgian is a previous winner of Milan-San Remo (2021) and has won a stage of the Vuelta.

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Julien Bernard

France's Julien Bernard goes into his fourth Tour de France as a key domestique for Lidl-Trek.

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Ryan Gibbons

A new addition to the Lidl-Trek roster, South Africa's Ryan Gibbons has enjoyed a strong start to the season, winning the National time trial and road race.

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Tim Declercq

Another new addition to the Lidl-Trek roster, Belgium's Tim Declercq will be a key domestique for the team in his fifth Tour de France.

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Toms Skujiņš

Having enjoyed a strong start to 2024, including a second place at Strade Bianche, Latvia's Toms Skujiņš looks well-placed to make an impact in his sixth Tour de France.

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Lotto Dstny

The world's oldest pro cycling team, Lotto Dstny chose to miss the 2024 Giro d'Italia in favor of focusing on the Tour de France, where they will be targeting stage wins.

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Arnaud De Lie

There are high expectations for Tour debutante Arnaud De Lie, after he stepped into the role of Team Leader for Lotto Dstny.

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Maxim Van Gils

Renowned for being one of the best puncheurs in the peloton, Maxim Van Gils truly announced himself during a second placed finish on the Colombier in 2023. He has podiumed at Strade Bianche and La Flèche Wallonne in 2024.

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Victor Campenaerts

Awarded the Super-Combativity Award in 2023, Victor Campenaerts was part of five breakaways during the Tour. The Belgian is also a stage winner at the Giro d'Italia.

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Jarrad Drizners

Australian Jarrad Drizners will be making his Tour de France debut in 2024. He will be a key part of the lead-out train for Arnaud De Lie

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Sébastien Grignard

Sébastien Grignard makes his Tour de France debut in 2024. The Frenchman enjoyed a strong junior career, and will now be a domestique for Arnaud De Lie.

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Cedric Beullens

Another Tour de France debutante, Cedric Buellens has enjoyed a solid start to 2024 including a ninth-placed finish at Clásica Jaén Paraíso Interior.

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dsm-firmenich PostNL

Team dsm–firmenich PostNL made their mark on the Tour in 2017 when Tom Dumoulin won the Giro d'Italia, the Teams first Grand Tour victory. Podium finishes and the Tour and Giro in 2018 underlined their credentials.

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Romain Bardet

Popular Frenchmain Romain Bardet has won the support of the local crowds with his combative style and abilities in the mountains. Bardet took the polka-dot jersey in 2019 and has won three individual stages of the Tour.

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Warren Barguil

Frenchman Warren Barguil is at home in the mountains of the Tour. The 2017 winner of the Mountains Classification, Barguil has won two individual stages of the race, and will likely be sent off in pursuit of a third stage win in 2024.

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John Degenkolb

Veteran John Degenkolb is part of dsm-firmenich PostNL's stage hunting squad. Riding his tenth Tour, the German has enjoyed success in stages at all Grand Tours, plus a number of the Classics.

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Nils Eekhoff

Nils Eekhoff goes into his fourth Tour de France having enjoyed a solid start to the 2024 season, including a fifth place at Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne.

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Oscar Onley

Tour de France debutante Oscar Onley has enjoyed a strong start to the 2024 season, including a 4th at the Tour Down Under and an 8th at the Tour de Suisse.

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Frank van den Broek

A win at the Tour of Turkey earlier in the year outlined the potential that Frank van den Broek has. The Dutch cyclist will be one to watch in his first Tour de France.

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Bram Welten

Making his Tour de France debut in his first season for the team, Dutch cyclist Brem Welten will be competing in his second Grand Tour of the year.

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EF Education - EasyPost

American-based team EF Education - EasyPost have forged a reputation in the peloton for success, despite not placing a rider in the Top 10 of the Tour for the first time in 2023.

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Neilson Powless

Will Neilson Powless go for the GC? Will he go for the polka-dot jersey? Will he target stage wins? The fact he is in the conversation for all three underlines the American's undoubted talent.

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Ben Healy

Ireland's Ben Healy is set to make his Tour de France debut, and there's one thing we can guarantee - the renowned puncheur is going to attack whenever the opportunity presents itself.

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Marijn van den Berg

Tour de France debutante Marijn van den Berg will be targeting stage wins, with the Dutchman's early season form suggesting he could be a contender.

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Alberto Bettiol

Alberto Bettiol will be targeting stage wins, with his Spring form suggesting he has the ability to deliver. The Italian has previously won a stage of the Tour de France.

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Stefan Bissegger

Switzerland's Stefan Bissegger was a member of the winning Team Relay team at the UCI World Championships. He will be riding in his third Tour de France.

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Sean Quinn

Strong in both the mountains and on the flat, American cyclist won the US National Road Race Championships earlier in the year.

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Decathlon–AG2R La Mondiale

With origins reaching back to 1992, Decathlon–AG2R La Mondiale is a predominantly French team who will be looking to build on their success from 2023.

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Felix Gall

Felix Gall enjoyed a breakthrough Tour de France in 2023, winning the Queen Stage of the race and finishing 8th in the GC. He has enjoyed a strong start to 2024 and will be looking to build on last year's performance this time around.

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Dorian Godon

With eyes on a stage win, France's Dorian Godon won the Tour de Romandie earlier in the year, to launch a successful start to 2024.

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Oliver Naesen

Belgium's Oliver Naesen goes into his ninth Tour de France in good form, having finished seventh in the 2024 Tour of Flanders.

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Paul Lapeira

Paul Lapeira is enjoying a breakout season in 2024, most recently securing the French National Road Championships. He will be riding in his first Tour de France.

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Bruno Armirail

French National Time Trial champion Bruno Armirail goes into his second Tour de France as a strong domestique for the team.

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Nicolas Prodhomme

France's Nicolas Prodhomme goes into his first Tour de France in his first year with Decathlon–AG2R La Mondiale. Prodhomme enjoyed strong showings at both the Giro and the Vuelta in 2023.

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Nans Peters

A former stage winner at the Tour de France, Nans Peters will play a key role supporting Felix Gall in his GC efforts.

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In addition to the spotlighted teams, you can also follow these riders on Strava.

ARKÉA - B&B HOTELS

ASTANA QAZAQSTAN TEAM

BAHRAIN - VICTORIOUS

BORA - HANSGROHE

COFIDIS


GROUPAMA - FDJ


INTERMARCHÉ - WANTY

ISRAEL - PREMIER TECH

TEAM JAYCO ALULA

MOVISTAR TEAM


TOTALENERGIES


UNO-X MOBILITY


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