'No matter what, he will attack. Alberto Contador will attack until he can't pedal any more'

Staff and ex-pros give their thoughts on Alberto Contador's final season

Alberto Contador on stage twelve of the 2015 Tour de France. Photo: Graham Watson

(Image credit: Watson)

Spaniard Alberto Contador, who celebrated his 34th birthday this week, may be the oldest of the current Grand Tour stars, but insiders say “it’s guaranteed he will attack” to explode race order.

Contador posted a message to his fans on Twitter and Instagram. The bearded cyclist from Madrid, so fit and trim ahead of what could be his final season, seemingly disappeared behind the cake.

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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.