Pat McQuiad

UCI President Pat McQuaid came out fighting the day after losing his battle to stop Spain?s Alejandro Valverde riding the world championships in Stuttgart.

Following a day of meetings concerning the future of the ProTour, McQuaid emerged to unveil the 2008 ProTour calendar that includes the Tour Down Under in Australia but leaves out the major European races in France, Italy and Spain.

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