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Millar unsure of chances in time trial

Flying Scot admits he's 'a bit nervous'

Shane Stokes reports from Cuenca

While Fabian Cancellara (CSC) nominated David Millar (Saunier Duval) as one of his likely rivals for today’s 33.2 kilometre time trial in Cuenca (see profile), the Scot told Cyclingnews yesterday that he wasn’t sure how he would perform.

“I am a bit nervous about the time trial, actually. That is something that I don’t usually get,” he said prior to the start of stage 13. “I still don’t know. I have felt really good this year and then gone badly in time trials. I am lacking a little bit of confidence, mainly because I haven’t done anything in a TT in over two years and I am still waiting to have a result. That’s why I don’t want to predict anything.”

Millar was very impressive in the opening week, driving the bunch along in support of his Saunier Duval team sprinter Franciso José Ventoso and also having a go himself on a couple of occasions.

He said the legs are good but still didn’t know what to expect. “The thing is, I am flying, so I won’t understand anything if I don’t get a result tomorrow. But that could happen. We will have to wait and see how things go.”

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