World championships is always a wild-card race, but here are 15 top riders who will likely make the final selection in Richmond.

World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
Photo: Casey B. Gibson (File).
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
Although not an outright favorite, Zdenek Stybar could become the first man to win both cyclocross and road race elite world championship titles. Photo: Jim Fryer / BrakeThrough Media | brakethroughmedia.com
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race
World Championships: Top-15 favorites for men's road race