Farrar: There was no touching Kittel at Scheldeprijs

This time there was no frustration for Tyler Farrar, just acceptance. At Dwars door Vlaanderen a fortnight ago, the Garmin-Sharp man was left to rue Niki Terpstra’s late escape when he led the chasing the peloton home, but at Scheldeprijs on Wednesday, there was simply nothing to be done against Marcel Kittel’s powerful sprint finish.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.