Experience pays off in San Remo, says Team Sky's Brailsford

Start line, Milan-San Remo 2010

Sky's Team Principal David Brailsford said that experience counts when winning big classics, like Milan-Sanremo. His team leader Edvald Boasson Hagen suffered from cramps while veteran Oscar Freire ruled the day.

Boasson Hagen "is 22, he is going to live and fight another day," Brailsford told Cycling Weekly. "You have to respect Freire's third win, unbelievable. You have to nod your head in absolute respect.

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