Tour of Flanders 2011: the top 10 contenders

1. Fabian Cancellara (Leopard Trek)
The favourite to win. Last weekend he single-handedly sucked the life out of the peloton in the E3 with a devastating demonstration of outrageous power and confidence. The only doubts are whether he's peaked too soon and the workload his team will have to deal with on Sunday, but that's clutching at straws. Baring bad luck or poor strategy, Cancellara should romp away with the win.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.