Lyne Bessette retires

By Mark Zalewski, North American editor

Canadian cyclist Lyne Bessette (T-Mobile) announced her retirement Wednesday, just after pulling out of the Tour de l'Aude last week. Bessette has has a rough 2006, suffering a shoulder injury on March 15 while training on the mountain bike course of the Commonwealth Games and subsequently not competing as well as crashing in January at the Geelong Tour in Australia.

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