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Katie Archibald

Saturday, December 14: Katie Archibald has enjoyed a meteoric rise on the track this year, winning a European Championship and helping to set a new world record

Mike Cuming, Grand Prix of Wales 2013

Friday, December 13: Mike Cuming won the Tour de Korea, one of the toughest races in the Asia Tour and he's number 18 in our list

Mike Cuming, Grand Prix of Wales 2013

Friday, December 13: Mike Cuming won the Tour de Korea, one of the toughest races in the Asia Tour and he's number 18 in our list

Tao Geoghegan Hart wins stage one of Giro della Lunigiana 2013

Thursday, December 12: 18-year-old Hackney man Tao Geoghegan Hart had an outstanding season, he's number 19 in our countdown

Jo Rowsell MBE

Wednesday, December 11: National time trial champion and team pursuit world record holder Joanna Rowsell is number 20 in our countdown

Rich Handley and Adam Yates, Tour of Britain 2013, stage six

Tuesday, December 10: Adam Yates enjoyed a breakthrough year which saw him scooped up by Orica-GreenEdge for 2014

Adam Yates with CC Etupes

Tuesday, December 10: Adam Yates enjoyed a breakthrough year which saw him scooped up by Orica-GreenEdge for 2014

Mark Cavendish, stage winner, Tour of Britain 2013, stage seven

A look back at Mark Cavendish's year from a great start in Qatar, missed opportunities at the classics, a great Giro d'Italia but a difficult Tour de France

Cycle Sport September 2013

Chris Froome won the 2013 Tour de France in devastating fashion, but who is the polite, softly spoken Brit with a South African accent?