Haussler: IAM Cycling's demise is bad news for cycling

Such was Heinrich Haussler's grin as he pedalled through the finish area in Cassano d'Adda that one disappointed member of the Giacomo Nizzolo Fan Club was convinced that it was the Australian who had denied their man victory on stage 17 of the Giro d'Italia. "It was Haussler who beat Giacomo, it was Haussler," he lamented.

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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.