robbie mcewen satisfied with his return to racing   Robbie McEwen Satisfied With His Return to Racing

Cyclist Robbie McEwen is the most successful sprinter in Australian cycling history, with 12 Tour de France stage victories, he’s a former Australian road champion, all in a career which began back in 1996. However, his 2009 career saw more recovery than racing, after he hit a street sign at the Tour of Belgium in May, which fractured his shinbone and tore through ligaments in his leg. “It’s on my mind 24/7,” he said. “Every time I do something with it, whether I’m getting out of bed, sitting on the ergo or out on the road doing a sprint, I’m constantly thinking about how my knee is feeling. It’s the same today; I’m seeing how it feels using big gears, small gears. It’s just something that’s unavoidable. It felt good, no pain, no stiffness, so I think with a few more races in it, it will just…

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