Fabian Cancellara hints at retirement in 2016

Fabian Cancellara, Paris-Roubaix 2013

Swiss time trial and classics specialist, Fabian Cancellara said that his current three-year deal could be his last. He re-signed a new contract in July with team Trek that will take him through 2016, when he's 35 years old

"I could go on until after my 40th birthday, as Chris Horner and Jens Voigt are doing, but that's not me," Cancellara told Belgian television, VRT.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.