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Archive for December, 2010


Cycle Sport’s big read of the year 2010

Welcome to Cycle Sport’s Big Read of the Year 2010, a collection of some of the finest writing from Britain’s best monthly cycling magazine.
It’s time to sit back, relax and immerse yourself in some engaging and evocative tales from the most exciting sport on the planet. Over the course of this week we’ll add more stories for you to enjoy

Classic races: 1990 Tour de France

An early escape turned the 1990 Tour de France into a three-week game of catch-up for reigning champion Greg LeMond. Would he repeat the previous year’s victory, or had he left it too late? Cycle Sport spoke to all the chief protagonists to piece together the story of one of the most dramatic races of all time.

Jeremy Hunt interview – On the hunt again

A Tour de France debut was a long time coming for Jeremy Hunt. Here, the veteran British rider looks back at a turbulent career and talks about life after Cervélo

A crit on the side

Bored after the Tour de France? For the ultimate post-Tour racing fix, we accompany Robbie McEwen to two post-Tour criteriums

What it’s like to ride the Tour de France

What’s it really like to ride the Tour de France? Cycle Sport sifts through the cliches to get to the heart of the world’s greatest race.

Laurent Fignon: A tribute to an icon

French cycling lost one of its most enigmatic figures earlier this year, when two-time Tour de France champion Laurent Fignon died. Here is our tribute to a man who stood apart from the crowd.

Classic races: Milan-San Remo 1982

Cycle Sport

Early escapes in Milan-San Remo are usually brought to heel. But not in 1982…

Comment: Happy birthday, Moreno!

Cycle Sport

Can cycling maintain its credibility, when so much of its past is tainted?

Top 10 ill-advised advertising promotions by cyclists

Cycle Sport looks back at the advertising promotions the top professionals are really regretting.

Geraint Thomas Interview: Wales of a time

Geraint Thomas

The British road race champion tells Cycle Sport about his incredible performance during the first week of the 2010 Tour de France, and looks forward to even better results in 2011.