Cycle Sport magazine’s January 2011 issue 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.

Cover star this month is Britain’s Geraint Thomas, Team Sky’s young revelation who made a mark on the opening week of the 2010 Tour de France with a consistently strong performance that saw him wear the white jersey of best young rider. Cycle Sport talks to the British road race champion about the Tour, the Classics and life at Sky.

Also in the issue Cycle Sport casts an eye back over the 2010 season to present an almanac of the year charting the highs and lows, stats and facts from an action-packed twelve months of professional racing. CS completes the review with a pick of the finest photographs of 2010.

Plus there are exclusive interviews with Ryder Hesjedal, Ivan Basso and Simon Spilak; quiz of the year; pro performance; iconic places, Broomwagon and much more.

Cycle Sport January 2011 issue is on sale now at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.25.

Cycle Sport January 2011: Full contents list
FOCUS
Pics to pore over, including the last road action of the season, the Giro presentation and the start of the 2010-2011 cyclo-cross season

REVIEW
Comment, analysis and opinion on the latest news headlines from the world of cycling

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: RYDER HESJEDAL
The Canadian recalls his 2010 Tour at which he was this year’s surprise package for Garmin-Transitions

EXCUSIVE INTERVIEW: GERAINT THOMAS
The British road race champion talks to us about the Classics, the Tour and life at Sky

QUIZ OF THE YEAR
Know your Grossglockners from your Jean De Gribaldys? Let’s be having you for Cycle Sport’s bumper end-of-year quiz

MILRAM: GERMANY’S LOST DREAM
We wave an emotional goodbye to German team Milram

IMAGES OF CYCLING
The year in pictures: our pick of the images that painted a thousand words this season

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: IVAN BASSO
From being embroiled in Operacion Puerto to fairly and squarely winning this year’s Giro – just who is Ivan Basso?

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: SIMON SPILAK
The meteoric, impressive rise of Lampre’s Simon Spilak

PRO PERFORMANCE: THE PHILOSOPHY OF COACHING
Cycle Sport sits down with legendary coach-to-the-pros Aldo Sassi

ICONIC PLACES: THE COL DE L’ISERAN
We’ve got our heads in the clouds this month as we take a closer look at this chilly French giant

GRAHAM WATSON: HE SHOOTS, HE WRITES
Cycle Sport’s talented photographer looks back at his favourite moments of the 2010 season

TECH: SHOP WINDOW
Press your nose up against the Cycle Sport shop window and drool at the bling

BROOMWAGON
We read Bjarne Riis’s new book from cover to cover so you don’t have to. It’s in Danish anyway