Davitamon-Lotto's Cadel Evans was disappointed with his performance in Flèche Wallonne, saying he was "well below my normal level from kilometre 0. Something is not right." Liège-Bastogne-Liège didn't come out much better, neither. "I was flat out to finish in the grupetto," the Australian continued on his personal website on Sunday. "A bit disconcerting, yes, but now I've found out what's wrong with me: 'Hunter's syndrome'."
Hunter's syndrome is an inherited recessive disease, whose mild form's symptoms can include stiffening of joints, enlargement of internal organs such as liver and spleen, and cardiovascular problems, especially valvular dysfunction. But after further testing on Monday, Evans' doctors said there was nothing to worry about..
"More tests - lots of tests - and I'm all OK!," Evans added. "Good news for me. It seems I got a migraine at a very invonvenient time. What can you do? It was not easy to ride Liège with one eye. Now, I'm on my way to Romandie so I'll see how things go there. The neurologist says there's nothing to worry about."
Davitamon Team director Allan Peiper informed Cyclingnews that Evans will know more from the tests in 48 hours.