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McEwan's Knee

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How much time dose Robbie loose if he used his road setup in a Timetrial
He complains the team TT and the TT position has wrecked his knee again so how much difference is the time trial bike to the road bike on time.

All he needs to do in the team TT is hang on and he dose that well without a time trial bike.
Why take the risk with dicky knee.

He is not going to win any time trial soon so why bother. get him self on top for the sprints.
 
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If the knee is still a problem he should have used a more conservative position on the TT bike, no need to go back to a road bike.

Personally, I think retirement is beckoning.
 
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Personally, I think retirement is beckoning.[/QUOTE]

Retirement or the sun and surf on the gold coast. He wants to win so he should. But dont expect him on the Euro circuit next year.
 
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riders are always sick or injured when they're not winning...... maybe robbie is injured though :S I suspect his career in the pro tour is over... maybe he can spring a win when everyone else crashes like zabel did at the end of his career....
 
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palmerq said:
riders are always sick or injured when they're not winning...... maybe robbie is injured though :S I suspect his career in the pro tour is over... maybe he can spring a win when everyone else crashes like zabel did at the end of his career....

yep shame, I liked robbie :(
 
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Robbie has been a legend of the sport imo. I am a biased Aussie but his achievements have been spectacular, especially considering Rabobank didn't seem to want to take him to the Tour de France most years. So he should have had more years in the Tour.
 
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I don't think he has another GT stage win in him, but if he can get some late season form and score a good finish in the world champs he would then retire happily enough.
 
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my favorite sprinter hes able to win on his own without a strong lead out i like that. some of the other sprinters are useless without a perfect lead out.