Erick Rowsell: a hell of a day for a Milan-San Remo debut

Erick Rowsell made his debut in the longest one-day Classic left on the calendar, Milan-San Remo. He might have picked better weather for a seven hour ride

Erick Rowsell

(Image credit: Kenny Pryde)

Young NetApp Endura pro Erick Rowsell had such a strong start to his season that he got the nod to ride in his first Milan-San Remo at the weekend.

The 23-year-old from Surrey had lead out Sam Bennett for a win in Classica de Almeria and helped Tiago Machado finish second to Alejandro Valverde in the Vuelta a Murcia, which was more than enough to snag him his debut ride in the longest one-day race in the pro calendar.

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