Novo Nordisk rider in RideLondon World Tour action this weekend
Manx cyclist Sam Brand has revealed his excitement about this weekend's Prudential RideLondon World Tour race.
It's the 27-year-old's only UK competition of the season - something he says is giving him plenty of motivation to succeed.
He's one of seven Team Novo Nordisk riders involved in the 100mile race along the 2012 London Olympics course.
Brand is hoping the home advantage acts as the boost he needs: