Who to expect at Rouleur Live: See cycling's greatest stars this November

We've got some of the biggest names in cycling joining us at Rouleur Live this year. Take a look at who'll be gracing the stage in London on 4-6th November surrounded by beautiful bikes and the very latest technology.

Rouleur Live is a true celebration of cycling. Join the biggest stars of the sport, see the world's finest bikes, and savour cycling’s rich history in Central London on 4-6th November.

With a succession of world-class guests gracing the stage over the three days, Rouleur Live offers a unique opportunity to experience candid and novel cycling stories told by their protagonists. There is no better place either, to see the latest tech presented by the industry’s leading innovators and brands. Enjoy displays, exhibits and demonstrations from the artisans behind those special collections.

 

Join us in the heart of London for the world's best cycling show.  

Romain Bardet

Romain Bardet is one of the most prominent climbers and descenders in the peloton right now — skills that have helped him claim two Tour de France podium finishes. He also won three stages of his home Grand Tour between 2015 and 2017, wrapped up the polka dot jersey in 2019, and after signing with Team DSM in 2021, achieved his first stage victory at the Vuelta a España.

Read: Romain Bardet: The art of descending

Fabian Cancellara

One of the greatest riders of all-time. Before retiring in 2016, Fabian Cancellara won seven Monuments over the course of his career, including the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix three times apiece. As well as being a Classics legend, ‘Spartacus’ was also one of the best time trialists the sport has ever seen. He won the World Championships on no-less than four occasions and also earned two Olympic gold medals.

Read: Fabian Cancellara: A Classics Legend
Read: Fabian Cancellara on Milan-San Remo – the most difficult one-day race
Read: "It's different to the others" Fabian Cancellara and the Tour of Flanders

Emma Norsgaard

One of the breakout stars of the 2021 season. Emma Norsgaard joined the Women's WorldTour with Movistar and promptly won a stage of the Giro d’Italia Femminile. She also achieved runners-up finishes at Brugge-De Panne and Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, as well as finishing sixth in the inaugural Paris-Roubaix Femmes.

Marcel Kittel

In his prime, Marcel Kittel was one of the most dominant sprinters of all time. The German won a remarkable 14 stages at the Tour de France between 2013 and 2017, adding to five further victories at the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España. He also won Scheldeprijs five times in the space of six years.

Read: Marcel Kittel's Guide to Sprinting

Anna van der Breggen

Anna van der Breggen

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A woman that has won just about everything there is to win. Anna van der Breggen retired at the end of the 2021 season. Throughout her career she won La Flèche Wallonne seven times in a row, the Giro d'Italia Femminile on four occasions and claimed the World Championships road and time trial double in 2020. She’ll move into the team car with SD Worx in 2022.

Read: Anna van der Breggen: The Conclusion to a Supreme Career
Read: Lucky number 7: Anna Van der Breggen is the Queen of Huy 

Geraint Thomas

Geraint Thomas became the first Welshman to win the Tour de France in 2018. A champion on the track as well as the road, Thomas helped Team GB to Olympic team pursuit gold at both the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Games. He's spent the last decade racing on the road with Ineos Grenadiers (formerly Team Sky), winning E3 Harelbeke in 2015 and Paris-Nice the following season.

Read: Geraint Thomas's tactical masterclass at the Dauphine

Vincenzo Nibali

‘The Shark of Messina’ — Vincenzo Niblai’s nickname refers to his place of birth in Italy, and his killer instinct on the bike. Nibali is one of just seven cyclists to win all three Grand Tours, and aside from his formidable stage racing prowess, he also has a wealth of one-day acumen. He has won both Monuments that take place in his homeland — Il Lombardia on two occasions (2015 and 2017) and Milan-Sanremo (2018).

Read: The Most Dramatic Giro d'Italia Finishes

Jonas Vingegaard

The breakout star of the 2021 Tour de France. Jonas Vingegaard deputised admirably for Team Jumbo-Visma when their leader Primož Roglič crashed out early in the race, eventually securing second place on his Tour de France debut. The young Dane also won a stage of the UAE Tour, and the general classification at Coppi e Bartali, earlier this season.

Read: Jonas Vingegaard: The revelation of this year’s Tour de France

Andrea Tafi

One of Italy’s finest cyclists. Andrea Tafi's ability to win the world’s most difficult races, coupled with his never-say-die attitude, earned him the nickname, ‘Il Gladiatore.’ Best known for his time with Mapei, Tafi was an incredibly versatile rider, winning Paris-Roubaix, the Tour of Flanders and Il Lombardia throughout his glittering career.

Read: Andrea Tafi: The Gladiator

Steve Cummings

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Two-time Tour de France stage winner Steve Cummings rode for Team Sky, BMC and Team Dimension Data before calling time on his racing career in 2019. The Brit was a phenomenal baroudeur — his breakaway skills helped him win the Tour of Britain in 2016. Earlier this year he joined Ineos Grenadiers as a development sport director.

Ian Boswell

Ian Boswell rode all three Grand Tours during his time with Team Sky and Katusha-Alpecin. After retiring from road racing in 2019, the man from Oregon won the Unbound Gravel 200 (formerly known as the Dirty Kanza) earlier this year.

Read: The Knowledge: Ian Boswell, tractor boy

Fausto Pinarello

Pinarello is a name synonymous with cycling. Fausto, the son of founder Giovanni, leads Pinarello in producing some of the world’s best and most beautiful bikes. Among the pro ranks, the Ineos Grenadiers race on their flagship Dogma F bikes.

Imogen Cotter

Based in Belgium, Imogen Cotter races with the Keukens Redant cycling team and became Irish road race champion in October 2021. She also represents Movistar's e-cycling team. 

Peter Kennaugh

Alongside Geraint Thomas, Peter Kennaugh became an Olympic champion in the team pursuit at London 2012. On the road, he raced for Team Sky and Bora-Hansgrohe before retiring in 2019. Since then, he has been working with ITV Sport covering the Tour de France.

Read: Baling out

Nico Roche

Nico RocheImage credit: Sara Cavallini/Getty Images

After 17 years in the WorldTour peloton, Nico Roche called time on an exceptional career at the end of the 2021 season. His palmares included two stage victories at the Vuelta a España, four national titles, and no less than 24 Grand Tour appearances.

Adam Blythe

Adam Blythe rode among the pro peloton for a decade with the likes of BMC, Tinkoff, Orica Greenedge and Lotto Soudal. Blythe won the Prudential RideLondon Classic in 2014 ahead of Ben Swift and Julian Alaphilippe. He has worked with GCN and Eurosport as a pundit since retiring at the end of the 2019 season.

Juan Antonio Flecha

Juan Antonio Flecha works with Eurosport and GCN nowadays, but was one of the best Classics riders of the 2000s. He finished in the top five of Paris-Roubaix on five occasions and won Omloop Het Nieuwsblad in 2010. He is also a Tour de France stage winner having the 11th stage the 2003 edition in Toulouse.

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