Sprinters have it much harder, says McEwen

The former King of the Mountains winner Robert Millar was once asked what made a good climber. Was it the ability to suffer less in the mountains? No, he replied, the suffering is the same, but the climbers just do it faster.

Robbie McEwen disagrees, though. When asked by Cyclingnews this morning who had it harder, the sprinters in the peloton or the climbers, he had no doubts about who hurt the most.

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