M-SR too dangerous, says Valverde

Illes Balears rider Alejandro Valverde, who finished 33rd in last weekend's Milan-San Remo, the same...

Illes Balears rider Alejandro Valverde, who finished 33rd in last weekend's Milan-San Remo, the same time as winner Alessandro Petacchi (Fassa Bortolo), has declared the race too dangerous for his liking, and is not sure whether he'll return. The incredibly gifted 24 year-old Spaniard, said about La Primavera: "I am not sure if I'll do it again; it is much too dangerous, the climbs are much too short in order to make a difference, and in the sprint, I am not fast enough to beat Petacchi.

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