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Dubai Tour: Cancellara insists he is not the favourite

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Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory Racing)

Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory Racing)
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Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory Racing)

Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory Racing)
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Fabian Cancellara takes a push on the Koppenberg

Fabian Cancellara takes a push on the Koppenberg
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Strike a pose: Fabian Cancellara is popular with the fans

Strike a pose: Fabian Cancellara is popular with the fans
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Fabian Cancellara will lead the team in the Classics once more

Fabian Cancellara will lead the team in the Classics once more
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2006 Worlds: How sweet it is as Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) wins the first time trial world championship of his career in Salzburg, Austria

2006 Worlds: How sweet it is as Fabian Cancellara (Switzerland) wins the first time trial world championship of his career in Salzburg, Austria
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Fabian Cancellara has played down suggestions that he is one of the favourites for overall success at the Dubai Tour, insisting he is riding without any pressure on his broad shoulders as he makes his debut with the Trek Factory Racing team.