The reigning World and Olympic champion has announced she'll take part in Britain's first major cycling race for woman, which starts in Northamptonshire.
The Women's Tour takes place in May over five stages, with the first from Oundle to Northampton.
The race will also go through parts of Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire before finishing in Bury St Edmunds.
The Dutch champion Marianne Vos is the first high-profile rider to announce she's competing.
More top news
It may be the first weekend of spring in the meteorological calendar but winter's winds will continue to blow
Five men have been convicted of a string of ATM ram raids and burglaries in which more than £400,000 was stolen.
The Met Office have announced that winter 2014/15 will likely end up as the sunniest on record, but it's the east that has benefitted most