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Archive for February, 2011


CS Comment: Do radios make racing boring?

Race radios make bike races less interesting and unpredictable, and the argument from the teams, that they are primarily for safety, is a red herring.

Het Nieuwsblad: The season starts here

Forget the phoney battles that have been raging in Australia, the Middle East and the Mediterranean, the real cycling season starts on Saturday, at Het Nieuwsblad. But beware of drawing too many conclusions from the result.

Tour of Oman 2011 photo gallery by Graham Watson

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Cycle Sport presents a selection of images from the 2011 Tour of Oman taken by Graham Watson

Tour of Qatar 2011 photo gallery by Graham Watson

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Sun, sand and winds. Cycle Sport presents a selection of images from the 2011 Tour of Qatar taken by Graham Watson

Tour Down Under 2011 photo gallery by Graham Watson

MATT GOSS WINS STAGE ONE OF THE 2011 TOUR DOWN UNDER

Cycle Sport presents a selection of images from the 2011 Tour Down Under taken by world-renowned photographer and CS columnist Graham Watson

Christian Vande Velde Interview: Born again

In spite of a difficult season last year, Christian Vande Velde will be counted as a Tour contender this season. Cycle Sport interviewed him for our July 2010 issue.

Xavier Tondo interview: Passport to freedom

Spanish rider Xavier Tondo is a new hero of the anti-doping movement following his role in the recent police raids in Girona. We interviewed Tondo following his incredible Tour of Spain in 2010, for Cycle Sport November.

Results: February 2011

All the major race wins from February

Results: January 2011

All the major race wins from January

What we’ve learned so far in 2011

The 2011 season is a month old today. So, what have we learned so far?