The Sky rider is aiming to become the first person to defend the title in the modern incarnation of the race.
"We believe that I have a fair chance," the German says of his chances.
CW looks at five riders on British teams who could figure prominently during this year's race.
2013 winner looking to become first rider to retain modern title.
German sprinter will likely encounter rival Mark Cavendish during his race debut.
Over £10,000 donated in memory of Kris Cook, who suffered cardiac arrest during yesterday's RideLondon 100.
Adam Blythe won the RideLondon-Surrey Classic with an audacious long sprint on The Mall that took his WorldTour rivals by surprise. Blythe rounded the final corner in fifth place in…
Wiggle-Honda rider outsprints Marianne Vos on The Mall.
Commonwealth Games bronze medallist will likely work for Irish rider Sam Bennett.
Riding event's sportive more daunting than defending her Women's Grand Prix title.