LeMond shouts for joy, having won the Tour against all the odds

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Cycle Sport's Big Read 2009 Twenty years on from the best Tour of them all, we looked back at what made it a great race. We spoke to the riders to piece together the story. Cycling Weekly's Keith Bingham recalls the drama on the Champs-Elysees and Paul Kimmage writes superbly about the race which marked the end of his career as a professional cyclist

This article appeared in the August 2009 issue of Cycle Sport

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