Fabian Cancellara to skip Giro d'Italia and Tour de France

Fabian Cancellara wins Paris-Roubaix 2013

After winning the prologue and yellow jersey last year, Fabian Cancellara (RadioShack-Leopard) will to skip the Tour de France. He will miss the Giro d'Italia, too. Instead, the recent Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix victor will aim for the World Championship road title.

"It's 100 per cent certain that he will ride the Vuelta a España to prepare for the Worlds in Florence," the team's general manager, Luca Guercilena told Belgium's Het Nieuwsblad newspaper yesterday.

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