After finishing as runner-up in two Grand Tours last year, Tom Dumoulin hopes to take the extra step and add to his one major title in 2019.
After falling agonisingly short in 2018, Simon Yates hopes to settle some unifinished business at next year's Giro d'Italia.
Five mountain finishes await the Tour de France peloton next year and 2018 champion Geraint Thomas is ready for the challenge.
For the first time in six attempts, Rohan Dennis became world individual time trial champion in Innsbruck on Wednesday.
Tom Dumoulin could not sufficiently close the gap to Geraint Thomas, who has all but won the Tour de France.
Primoz Roglic felt no advantage from trailing a motorbike down Friday's final descent at the Tour de France, despite Tom Dumoulin's claims.
Roglic's solo breakaway moved him past Chris Froome and into podium position with two stages remaining.
Geraint Thomas' second-placed finish in stage 19 of the Tour de France furthered his grip on the yellow jersey.
Arnaud Demare triumphed in Stage 18 of the Tour de France on Thursday, but Geraint Thomas' race lead was not troubled.