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PHILIPPE GAUMONT

The life and death of one of the peloton’s most vocal dopers

CHARLY WEGELIUS

Life as a domestique revealed in this extract from his autobiography

baku PROJECT

issue 180 August 2013

How Azerbaijan plans on getting a rider to Rio 2016

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DAN lanterne rouge

The 80s rider who finished the Tour dead last. Twice

ANQUETIL VS POULIDOR

Was the 1964 Tour really the best ever edition?

MARTIN EXCLUSIVE interview

“I was intimidated by

the Tour last year That fear factor has gone”

Tour de France 100th edition

the 1903 tour’s gruelling 471km final stage

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Dan Martin

“Right from the start, I raced on instinct. But I do feel I’ve matured. I am less aggressive”

Photography: xxxxxx

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Features COVER FEATURE: DAN MARTIN

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Q&A: Richie portE

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RIDING THE STORM

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charly wegelius: domestique

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BLACK GOLD

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THE 1903 TOUR

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LANTERNE ROUGE

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RETRO: THE GREATEST TOUR?

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How does Procycling’s resident rider diarist feel about riding his second Tour? Pretty good as it turns out…

Team Sky’s Tasmanian rider on life at Sky after Cavendish and living in a stairwell

Any number of calamities could have derailed this year’s Giro yet it all sort of worked out

In this extract from his new autobiography, Wegelius recalls his debut Tour

How Azerbaijan plans to use its oil revenues to get a homegrown rider to the Rio Olympics The story of the final day of the very first Tour de France as it made its weary way to Paris

Why did Gerhard Schönbacher start the 1980 Tour with a plan to finish last?

Was a panel right to say that the 1964 Tour featuring Anquetil and Poulidor was the best?

profile: philippe gaumont

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Living fast and dying young – the whirlwind career of a rider who knew no limits

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Photography: Tim De Waele

Giro d’Italia

while everything challenged this year’s giro, the evenT endured

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Regulars FOLIO MAILBOX THE SPIN INSIDERS DIARIES

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WISH LIST 114 PRORIDES 126 SUBSCRIBE 134 ROAD TESTED 135 THE GUIDE 138

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Capturing the key moments in cycling

5 June 2013

Critérium du Dauphiné, stage 4, France Defending the leader’s jersey often propels a rider to levels beyond those of which they thought they were capable. For the early part of his ride at least, David Veilleux (Europcar) looked to be holding his own and, given the near two-minute advantage he gained through his heroics on stage 1, in with a shot of keeping the jersey. But he wilted in the closing stages, losing yellow to Rohan Dennis (Garmin-Sharp) and slipping to seventh overall.

Photography: © Tim De Waele


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