"As principle, I do not even consider retirement. I would rather die on my bike.
It's not really like that, it's just a saying, but cycling it's my passion of life.
If i leave, then I always want to arrive. Better if first. But rather last.»
Born in Katherine (Australia) on February 14, 1977, Cadel Evans started off his career as a mountainbiker.
After two second places in 2007 and 2008, last year Evans has managed to climb the first step of the podium of the Tour de France, the world's most important cycling race, becoming the greatest cyclist of our time.
In the "peloton" and among ,he is recognized as "the clean face of cycling", as journalist Gianni Mura has defined him after his Tour de France victory.
Cadel is a tough and determined man, one that does not give up easily.
Costancy, determination and regularity are his best weapons, and notwithstanding a lot younger rivals
from all over the world, we will try to win the Tour again.