Cycle Sport’s 2013 Tour de France guide is on sale now, packed with essential information on the race, including team guide, stage info and contender profiles.

The Tour de France is the best riders, in the best teams, riding the best race of the year. Everyone’s objective is La Grande Boucle.

The Tour is more than a race. It’s a drama series documented by scores of journalists with hit ratings worldwide.

The Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) in October presented the course for the 100th edition from June 29 to July 21. It is, by all accounts, magnificent.

Make sure you get the best out of watching this year’s Tour with Cycle Sport’s essential guide.

Plus, there’s a FREE sachet of Gatorade G Series Pro drink mix with every magazine.

The 180-page Cycle Sport Tour de France guide is on sale now at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.95

Tour de France 2013





Rider profiles: Full details on all of the major players for the overall win and points classification

Team info: Run-down of each of the teams taking part, including key riders, wins so far in 2013 and more

Stage details: Starts, finishes, maps, profiles, and likely impact on the race for each and every stage

Features


Froome and Africa: How a boy from Kenya became the Tour favourite

The art of the breakaway: We talk to riders who love attacking during the Tour

Bettini’s Time: The bike that powered to Olympic glory in 2004

Flanders sportive: We join 15,000 cyclists on the Ronde course

Nostalgia: A look at the 1986

Tour

Tech: We get our hands on the Trek bike Gerald Ciolek rode to Milan-San Remo glory, plus we take a look at the Pinarello Dogma 65.1, Cervelo P5, Orbea Orca Gold Di2 and Cipollini Bond

Regulars

Team of the month: CS’s fantasy squad

Graham Watson: Looking ahead to the Tour

Geraint Thomas: Training in Tenerife

Tourometer: How the big names are faring

Any questions: Lotto-Belisol’s Adam Hansen

Blame it on the rain: The rise of the Gabba jersey

My obsession: Alex Dowsett talks cars

Objects of desire: Oakleys and Festina watches

Moment in time: Taylor Phinney cooks pizza

The 180-page Cycle Sport Tour de France guide is on sale now at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newsagents priced £4.95

  • Jasen Jordan

    Cycle Sport “Tour De France 100 Edition”

    Possibly the worst Tour Compilation Magazine I have ever purchased.

    Typo’s, Outdated, No profiles on most stages, Talks about riders not even in the Tour!..Cant even get the dates correct for stages.