Sitting in the Ghent-Wevelgem press room and calmly swigging from a bottle of mineral water, Roger Hammond took CW through his epic ride on Wednesday which saw him finish second behind T-Mobile team-mate Marcus Burghardt after staying away from the bunch in a 170 kilometre break.

?It?s a fantastic result for us.? Hammond said. ?A lot of people have put their trust in me and support me in this team, and this is my reward for them.?

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