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Archive for November, 2010

Cycle Sport January 2011 issue


Cycle Sport January 2011 is available in UK newsagents from Wednesday November 24, and it’s packed with the best writing and photography of professional cycling available, all for £4.25

Top ten races that aren’t in the World Calendar

Paris-Tours, Graham Watson

Cycle Sport lists the ‘best of the rest’ – ten races that don’t feature in the UCI’s top flight race calendar

Who’s been with their team the longest?

Jose Vicente Garcia Acosta

Cycle Sport takes a look at the grey-haired men of the peloton who have shown their loyalty to a single team for a decade or more…

Gustav Larsson: Any Questions?


While half his team-mates have left for pastures new, Olympic silver medallist Gustav Larsson is content to build on a successful year that included his first Grand Tour stage win.

Mark Cavendish Interview: Obsessive compulsive marauder

Mark Cavendish Interview

Rather than see it as a disadvantage, HTC-Columbia has managed to turn Mark Cavendish’s furious perfectionism into a serious asset. In 2010, it’ll be catapulting him towards plenty of victories, including, he hopes, the Tour de France green jersey in July.

Tour de France 2010 gallery by Graham Watson

Col de la Colombiere, stage nine, Tour de France 2010

Cycle Sport presents a selection of images from the 2010 Tour de France taken by world-renowned photographer and CS columnist Graham Watson

Grand Tour Doubles – Introduction

Grand Tour Double Jersey

It’s the ultimate stage racing achievement — winning two Grand Tours in the space of a single season. Cycle Sport takes a look at the exclusive club that includes Eddy Merckx, Alberto Contador and Marco Pantani

Out on the road with David Millar & Michael Barry

David Millar & Michael Barry Interview

David Millar and Michael Barry are two of the most articulate and reflective professional cyclists. Both are unashamed racing traditionalists, and both are racing aesthetes, with strong opinions on how cycling should be. Cycle Sport followed them out for a spin, then listened as they stopped for a coffee and a chat.

Top ten riders with facial hair

Fabio Sacchi

Who are the ten riders with the barmiest beards? Cycle Sport casts an eye over the most facially hirsute cyclists in the bunch, past and present

Classic Races: 1987 Liège-Bastogne-Liège

1987 Liege Bastogne Liege

A bullet in rainbow colours. The winner of the 1987 Liège-Bastogne-Liège should have been either Stephen Roche or Claude Criquielion, who had attacked and gone clear together, but they made a fatal error…