Hincapie's surgery a success

After crashing at the Tour of California and breaking his left wrist , George Hincapie has undergone...

After crashing at the Tour of California and breaking his left wrist, George Hincapie has undergone successful surgery. Surgeons inserted a plate into his wrist. "The surgery went well, straightforward and no complications," Discovery Channel Team Manager Johan Bruyneel told AFP. "Now we just have to wait and see how he recovers."

Still, Hincapie will probably miss out on his all-time target, Paris-Roubaix, as it is not clear when he would be back to racing. "We'll wait one week and see how it goes. He will be able to ride his bike pretty soon, but it's not very realistic to think about Paris-Roubaix," Bruyneel added. "It's not just a Classic. It's the cobblestones. That's the issue."

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