Fabian Cancellara: This Tour de France could be my last

Eight-time Tour de France stage winner Fabian Cancellara admits that his 10th appearance at the race could be his last as he reaches the latter part of his career

19 October 2014
23rd Japan Cup
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Ahead of Saturday's opening individual time trial of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France, Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory Racing) admits that he has already contemplated that this, his tenth appearance at the Tour, could be the last in his distinguished career.

"Nothing is decided yet because in cycling you never know how your programme can be changed," Cancellara said in a pre-race press conference.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).