Lionel Birnie

Freelance contributor to Cycling Weekly and Cycle Sport magazines.

Chris Froome maintains lead, Tour de France 2013, stage 13

British Riders of 2013: Number 1

Chris Froome is Cycling Weekly's British Rider of the Year for 2013, after winning the Tour de France and a clutch of other top races

Simon Yates points race world champion 2013 track cycling world championships Minsk.jpg

British Riders of 2013: Number 4

Simon Yates is number four in our top 30 British Riders of the Year after claiming the points race world title and wins in some prestigious races

Rachel Atherton

British Riders of 2013: Number 5

Number five in our top 30 British Riders of the Year is Rachel Atherton, downhill mountain bike world champion

Laura Trott, Track World Cup 2013-14, Manchester, day one

British Riders of 2013: Number 6

Number six in our top 30 British Riders of the Year is Laura Trott, World team pursuit champion and world record holder