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Milan – Sanremo 2008 – Day 1


The 99th edition of Milan – SanRemo 2008 is the first of the five “monuments” of the professional year, and it’s true to say that the Italian race is one of the the highlights of every sprinter’s season. The race is one of the legends in cycling, not really because of it’s terrain, but rather for it’s incredible history, and for the fact that it is the longest classic on the modern day calendar.

VeloVeritas are there! We’ve managed to grab a place in the Saunier Duval team car – the team of Riccardo Ricco, who made a tremendous attack on the Poggio climb last year with around 6km to go – so here’s our Diary of the race – enjoy!

I missed the plane yesterday, but like the kids say; “let’s not go there!” Today, I was embedded at Turnhouse, once bitten…