Stapleton: The peaks and troughs of Highroad's journey

The loss of the HTC-Highroad team from the professional peloton will be one of the most difficult for the sport to absorb. Not only did the team win more races over the past three seasons than many teams combined, it fostered a sense of teamwork, care and concern for the development of new talent and strong ethics that made it a leader of a new movement in the sport.

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