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Team Sky's outrageous F-Type TT team car, cooling vests and more
First look at Yeti’s new enduro race bike
Prototype wheels and saddles, cunning fixes and an arachnid
A custom stars-and-stripes machine for the triple national champion
Frederic Willems holds it for the camera
Omega Pharma-Lotto rider to undergo surgery this week
Willems abandoned the fourth stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico last week with knee pain.
According to the team, the Belgian suffers from a “pre-patellar friction syndrome,” or problem with the bursa on the kneecap. When riding, there is a friction will causes an irritation and inflammation, and therefore pain.
He will not be allowed to ride for three weeks after the surgery, and it is hoped that he can start racing again within two months.