With the return of the Tour of Britain now just a week away, the four PEARL iZUMi leaders’ jerseys that will be up for grabs over the eight days of racing (Sunday 5 – 12 September) have been revealed.

While they all have eye-catching characteristics, all four jerseys pay homage to the shape of the British isles in their distinctive detail.

Tour of Britain jersey

Overall leader’s jersey

Awarded to the rider who has completed the course in the fastest time after each stage.

Previous winners of the jersey include Frenchman and reigning world champion Julian Alaphilippe (2018), who will be competing in this year’s event. Mathieu van der Poel (2019) and Sir Bradley Wiggins (2013) have also won the Tour of Britain’s leader’s jersey.

Tour of Britain jersey

ŠKODA King of the Mountains jersey

Awarded to the rider who collects the most points on designated climbs.

This year marks the 10th year of innovative car manufacturer ŠKODA sponsoring the King of the Mountains jersey. They are also a partner of the equivalent jersey in the Women’s Tour, the UK’s most prestigious women’s race. British rider Jacob Scott (Canyon dhb SunGod) is the defending champion.

Tour of Britain jersey

Sportsbreaks.com points jersey

Awarded to the most consistent finisher.

Appointed the official hospitality partner of the Tour of Britain earlier in 2021, Sportsbreaks.com have extended their relationship with the UK’s most prestigious race to become the points jersey sponsor. With a team boasting over 80 years’ experience in the industry, Sportsbreaks.com create unforgettable sports travel packages for fans, by fans. Previous winners of the points jersey include Geraint Thomas and Mark Cavendish.

Commenting on the jersey, Sportsbreaks.com Director Rob Slawson said; “It’s a huge honour for sportsbreaks.com to have our brand front and centre for the Points Jersey. Even more so now the likes of Cav, van Aert & Alaphilppe could be in it on any given day. To say we’re proud and excited is an understatement”

Tour of Britain jersey

Eisberg sprints jersey

Awarded to the rider who collects the most points at designated sprints.

Leading alcohol-free wine brand Eisberg will celebrate five years of partnership with the Tour after renewing their commitment to supporting the sprints jersey. Irish rider Rory Townsend won the jersey last time out in 2019; his Canyon dhb SunGod team are seeking their third-consecutive victory in the competition.