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Mark Renshaw to be Ready in Time for Major Events

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After falling ill with the Epstein-Barr virus back in December and not being able to attend his team’s training camp, Australian Mark Renshaw is almost completely healed and will begin training again this week. “He will be ready for California, the Tour and the worlds. The most dangerous thing right now is that he would come back too early,” said Rolf Aldag. “We want him to take his time and we are trying to calm him down. He was super-frustrated that he could not come to camp, but he knows he doesn’t have to qualify for anything. His position on the team is secure. It’s not worth it for him to hurry back to race something like Tour of Qatar. That only risks him becoming ill again,” he adds. Renshaw will be ready just in time to support his teammate, Mark Cavendish. Cavendish says…

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Pedro Horrillo Slowly Recovering After Huge Crash at Giro

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Spanish cyclist Pedro Horrillo was seriously injured in a 180-foot fall in this year’s Giro d’Italia. Horrillo fell over a guard rail during stage 8, but he doesn’t know what actually caused the accident. Nobody saw him fall into the ravine, but other cyclists found his bike along the road. It took rescuers about 20 minutes to rescue Horrillo. As a result of the fall, Horrillo suffered from a broken femur, vertebrae, kneecap, and a punctured lung. Rabobank’s doctors said that it was Pedro’s “large musculature” that saved his life. Horrillo is back on his bike after months of rehabilitation. He will possibly be making a comeback in 2010, but that is yet to be known. “I don’t want to obsess about (a comeback). I don’t want to take a decision too soon and have it be the wrong…

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