The 2015 Aviva Tour of Britain will feature 20 world-class teams, each fielding a six-rider line-up to make a field of 120 of the very best professional cyclists from around the world, racing in British Cycling's premier road cycling event this 6 - 13 September.
Nine of the teams are from the very top, UCI WorldTeam , level, the biggest line-up of highest tier teams to race in the UK in 2015, while MTN Qhubeka join them in making it ten teams that raced in July's Tour de France.
Home fans can cheer on six domestic UCI Continental teams, led by Pearl Izumi Tour Series Champions Madison Genesis, plus the Great Britain national team, while the fantastic line-up is rounded out by a further brace of UCI ProContinental teams, the all diabetic Team Novo Nordisk and the Cult Energy Pro Cycling team of former British Champion Russell Downing, and the Irish An Post Chain Reaction team.
Click on the links to each team below to find out more about each of the 20 teams or download the final rider list here.
One of the world's strongest teams, with riders capable of winning single-day Classics, multi-day stage races and Grand Tours, the BMC Racing Team return for their second participation in the Aviva Tour of Britain.
Familiar to Aviva Tour of Britain fans as the squad of Jonathan Vaughters that won last year's race with Dylan Van Baarle, over the Winter they have joined forces with bike manufacturer Cannondale and several riders from the former squad of that name.
Thanks to their day-glo jerseys there is no way to miss the Tinkoff Saxo team in the peloton, and with some of the sport's most high-profile riders like Alberto Contador and Peter Sagan, there is never normally an excuse to not keep your eyes on them.
The fan favourite South African team made their Tour de France debut this Summer, scoring a popular stage win for British rider Steve Cummings in the Alps, thirteenth overall for Serge Pauwels, and at one stage holding a historic King of the Mountains jersey for Daniel Teklehaimnot, the first African rider to wear that jersey in the race.
The 'Not for the Ordinary' team from Hereford appear in their second Aviva Tour of Britain led by Australian sprinter Steele Von Hoff, who has several top five placings in the race, and will hope to become the first rider for a British domestic team to take a stage win.
The new team of former England cricketer Matt Prior have been one of the strongest performers on this year's domestic calendar and with a line-up that includes former Tour of Britain top ten finisher Yanto Barker as Team Captain it's no surprise.