Contador works on time trialling with suspension looming

Alberto Contador, Tour de France 2010, stage 19 TT

Spain's Alberto Contador is working on his time trial position ahead of what's to be a controversial season. He is taking tips from former Tour de France winner and new team boss, Saxo Bank's Bjarne Riis.

"He had a nice position already and was not keen on having it changed," Riis told Denmark's BT newspaper. "I said, 'Alberto, I have an idea of how I think we can do better, we can just go back again if it does not work.'"

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.