Edward Pickering

Stage 10: Mâcon-Bellegarde sur Valserine

WHERE ARE WE? Mâcon is a city on the River Saône, in Chardonnay country, where yellow jerseys Miguel Indurain and Armstrong extended their Tour-winning margins with long time-trial wins in…

Cycle Sport blog: Mega Omega

Omega-Pharma look like early winners in the winter transfer market. We compare the 2011 teams before the season begins in a fortnight

Stage three: Orchies-Boulogne sur Mer

WHERE ARE WE? We start in Orchies, one of 2012 cycling’s holy places. It was on the cobbled sector here that Tom Boonen attacked to win Paris-Roubaix this spring, in…

Cycle Sport’s big read of the year 2010

Welcome to Cycle Sport’s Big Read of the Year 2010, a collection of some of the finest writing from Britain’s best monthly cycling magazine. It’s time to sit back, relax…

Classic races: 1990 Tour de France

An early escape turned the 1990 Tour de France into a three-week game of catch-up for reigning champion Greg LeMond. Would he repeat the previous year's victory, or had he…