I'm not going to Milan-San Remo to finish second or third

It was a great Milan-San Remo, some say one of the best but for me the 2009 race was a anything but great. As I pack up my kit for tomorrow's flight from home here in Germany to Milan, I can relive the final few hundred meters again and again in my mind. Each pedal stroke, my hands gripping the bars as I seek out ever last bit of energy I can must and then the feeling of loss as I come second to Mark Cavendish.

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Heinrich Haussler, now registered as an Australian, is back to take on the spring Classics with IAM Cycling.