Petacchi: I can win more than just Grand Tour stages

Sprinter Alessandro Petacchi, riding in the coming year for the new Team Milram, wants to prove he...

Sprinter Alessandro Petacchi, riding in the coming year for the new Team Milram, wants to prove he can win more than just stages in the Grand Tours. He not only plans repeat his victory in Milan-San Remo, but is also looking at the Tour of Flanders, Ghent-Wevelgem, the HEW Cyclassics and Paris Roubaix He says he expects to be helped by his new teammate Erik Zabel and friend and former teammate Michele Bartoli, with whom he will train over the winter.

Courtesy of Susan Westemeyer

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