The May 2007 issue of Cycle Sport magazine is out now.
The 164-page edition focuses on the Spring Classics, featuring an exclusive interview with 2006 Paris-Roubaix winner Fabian Cancellara, a feature on the men to beat Tom Boonen, a retrospective look at Liege-Bastogne-Liege and Cycle Sport‘s challenge to ride the classics in a weekend.
Also in the issue is an ‘At Home’ interview with Spanish sensation Samuel Sanchez, the life and times of fallen Tour de France star Jan Ullrich, an exclusive photo gallery of the month’s racing, a look at Saunier Duval’s equipment and much more…
Cycle Sport May 2007 is available from WHSmith and all good newsagents, priced £3.95.
CYCLE SPORT MAY 2007: CONTENTS
Stunning images from Het Volk, Paris-Nice and Milan-San Remo
Newly revised front-end section aims to give race fans more in-depth knowledge than ever before
WHO CAN TOPPLE THE TERRIBLE TWINS?
Belgian superstar Tom Boonen and Spanish rocket Alejandro Valverde look unbeatable in this year’s Classics. But are they? With the help of Sean Kelly – a man who’s been there, done it – Cycle Sport assesses their rivals’ chances
After months of rumour and suspicion, Jan Ullrich, to the derision of the German media, has finally thrown in the towel on his career. A wasted talent? Maybe, but also a rider who despite his numerous scrapes, emerged as a survivor and an unlikely entertainer. Jeremy Whittle casts an eye over the tragedy – and comedy – of the Ullrich Years.
BIG INTERVIEW: FABIAN CANCELLARA
We meet one of the new big beasts of the peloton – reigning Paris-Roubaix and world time trial champion Fabian Cancellara
EYEWITNESS: TOUR OF CALIFORNIA
Europe might be the traditional home of pro bike racing, but America is starting to prove it can do things bigger and better
It’s the 2006 Tour de France and in Morzine a new star is rising, the phoenix from the flames of the Operacion Puerto debacle. Floyd Landis crosses the line punching the air. And then, all too quickly, he is branded a fraud. But Landis says he is the victim of a gross injustice, a conspiracy of incompetence and he’s willing to fight hard to prove it, as he tells CS.
AT HOME: SAMUEL SANCHEZ
Ardennes specialist and Euskaltel-Euskadi leader Samuel ‘the Strange’ Sanchez lifts the lid on how to break with team traditions, ignore the Tour de France, raise hell in bike races and still – somehow – be a respected rider in the bunch
MONTH IN PICTURES
Stunning gallery of exclusive images summing up the month’s race action
The classic, it’s history, winners and losers – Cycle Sport takes a look back at what has made Liege-Bastogne-Liege the event that it is.
TECH: SAUNIER DUVAL
A look at Saunier Duval’s arsenal of kit as they prepare to take on the 2007 ProTour.
Cycle Sport attempts to ride all of the best bits of the Classics in one weekend. Can it be done?
CALENDAR AND RESULTS
Full listing for the coming month’s races, plus results from February and March.
Funny things seen at bike races, worst helmet ever, and a load of other made up stuff.