Chris Horner only gave one interview to a magazine after his Vuelta a Espana win and that magazine was Procycling. In this month’s issue, he certainly doesn’t mince his worlds about becoming the oldest ever grand tour winner and how, despite that, he’s still unsigned for the 2014 season. “To be clear, what I did at the Vuelta has never been done before,” he tells us. “I don’t care who won what this year, that’s the best result that cycling has seen in a long, long time. I did something that no one has done in 100 years…”
Also in this issue…
…we chart sprinter Mattia Gavazzi’s cocaine-fuelled decline and his return to the peloton as a reformed character.
Estonian riders …Rein Taarame and Tanel Kangert hail from the same small town but their careers have hit problems for very different reasons.
Plus, ten things we learnt from this year’s World Championships in Florence.