Lloyd not under pressure at Lampre-Merida

Matt Lloyd was quietly confident that he could perform well on a number of stages coming into this year's Tour Down Under but a crash on Stage 2 on the descent after Corkscrew Road would see his general classification ambitions dashed. It was a minor setback for the rider who has endured two difficult seasons. Racing at the season opener is all about returning to the races that suit him the most: the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France.

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