CSC are ready, says Sunderland

Team CSC's Australian sports director, Scott Sunderland, is in no doubt about his team's ability when the Tour of Flanders kicks off on 9.40am Sunday morning at Brugge's marketplace: "We are ready."

"We have a handful of riders on top form, and considering the previous cobblestone races, we know we're strong all round," Sunderland said in a team statement. "Of course, it appears that Tom Boonen is in a league of his own, and he'll probably be the rider everyone will be watching.

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