Roger Hammond Team High Road 2008

Classics specialist Roger Hammond has started his racing season with more than a yawn or two - but not because as he heads into his eleventh year as a pro.

?It?s been the jetlag from flying back from California,? Hammond told Cycling Weekly on Sunday evening. ?We did the High Road team launch in the States and I had barely had any time back before I flew out to Portugal to my first race of the season.?

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