Fabian Cancellara schedules hour record attempt

Fabian Cancellara, Vuelta a Espana 2013, stage 11

Fabian Cancellara will attempt to beat the hour record, 49.7 kilometres, in April or July. "For sure, this year," said the team's general manager, Luca Guercilena.

"We have two windows that corresponding in two peaks in form: two weeks after Paris-Roubaix or after the Tour de France," Trek Factory Racing's Guercilena told La Gazzetta dello Sport. "It's for sure, this year. Cancellara has the record in his legs."

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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.