New road racing world champion Cadel Evans adorns the cover of the latest issue of Cycle Sport magazine, on sale from Wednesday.
CS looks back at Evans’ fantastic win in the 2009 road race world championship in Switzerland, his 2009 Tour de France performance and what his aims are for the future.
The magazine also talks to Edvald Boasson Hagen, the Norwegian who is promising to give Team Sky a great first year in the ProTour. And Alberto Contador takes time out to show you around his training route around Madrid; Chris Froome takes a guided trip around London; and CS pays tribute to the life of Frank Vandenbroucke with a pictorial look back at his cycling career.
Plus, CS has raided Swiss Tour and time trial ace Fabian Cancellara’s secret bike bunker to take an in-depth look at his TT and road machines; Stef Clement shows you around the route of the Rotterdam 2010 Tour opener; the people behind Bradley Wiggins’ transformation into a Tour contender explain how it was done; and much more…
Cycle Sport December 2009 issue is on sale from October 28 at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.10.
CYCLE SPORT DECEMBER 2009: CONTENTS
FOCUS: Spectacular photographs from the final races of the season
REVIEW: Comment and analysis on the latest news in the cycling world
EVANS ABOVE: No longer the eternal second – How Cadel Evans won the world road race championships
SILENT BUT DEADLY: Edvald Boasson Hagen – the quiet Norwegian is going to win lots of races for Team Sky next year
TOUR 2010: IT’S A CRACKER! Route analysis of next year’s Tour de France
THIS COULD BE ROTTERDAM: Local boy Stef Clement guides Cycle Sport round the route of the 2010 Tour prologue
SPEED MACHINES: We get our hands on two of Fabian Cancellara’s bikes, and check them for outboard motors
NOT FROOME ROUND HERE: British Sky rider Chris Froome grew up in Africa. Cycle Sport guides him around London, and shows him what he’s been missing
FRANK VANDENBROUCKE: A pictorial look at the life and career of the mercurial Frank Vandenbroucke
ICONIC PLACES – AVORIAZ: Back in the 2010 Tour after an absence of 15 years, the beautiful climb of Avoriaz was a regular fixture in the race during the 1970s and 1980s
PRO PERFORMANCE, THE SCIENCE OF WIGGO: The people behind Bradley Wiggins’ transformation into a Tour contender explain to Cycle Sport how it was done
CS RIDES: ALBERTO CONTADOR: The Tour champ takes us round his regular hilly training route in the mountains above Madrid
CYCLE SPORT CHALLENGE: WE BEAT THE TOUR WINNER: We ride the original 1910 Pyrenean stage of the Tour, faster than the winner, Octave Lapize. Well done us
GRAHAM WATSON: HE SHOOTS, HE WRITES: The Cycle Sport photographer’s best pics from the closing races of the year
BROOMWAGON: Cadel Evans – an apology