There’s a complete guide to the 2009 Giro d’Italia in this month’s issue of Cycle Sport, the pro road racing magazine.

The centenary year of the Tour of Italy promises something special, and judging by the course this year’s edition looks set to be a treat for race fans and armchair tourists alike. Every stage of next month’s big race is previewed in detail, including maps, profiles, stats and facts.

Alberto Contador features on the cover of the main magazine, and the Spanish triple grand tour champ talks to CS about the perceived rivallry with Lance Armstrong in the Astana camp. He also gives a no holds barred view of his 2009 Tour de France rivals.

Also in this issue are in-depth interviews with Andy Schleck and Mark Cavendish; an Eroica photo special; performance tips from the pros; and much more.

Cycle Sport June 2009 issue is out now, available in WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.10.

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