There are 4 core classifications in para-cycling, but how are athletes assigned to these categories? Read our explanation of each classification ahead of the road cycling events in Rio this week to understand the competition, and don't hesitate to check back to our guide if needed!
In this year's event, 21 teams will ride in the Tour of Britain with six riders representing each team. Riders include Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) and Sir Bradley Wiggins (Wiggins). Find out who else to expect on the start line of each stage - read more here.