Rider profile: Fabian Cancellara
The dashing Fabian Cancellara is the best time-triallist of his generation, winning the World Time Trial Championship four times.
The Swiss rider has spent a total of 28 days with Le Tour's famous yellow jersey on his back, longer than anyone who hasn't won the race – not that he has the climbing ability ever to challenge seriously for the GC.
Cancellara also has eight Tour stage wins to his name, and has proudly defended the maillot jaune whenever it has come into his possession.
Now 32, and in the early autumn of his career, the RadioShack-Leopard powerhouse shows no signs of slowing down. He's been in superb form so far in 2013, winning the Tour of Flanders and his third Paris-Roubaix title.
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