Millar ready to take command of Worlds team

David Millar, Vuelta a Espana 2009, stage nine

Talking to a group of journalists on Friday afternoon at the Great Britain team hotel in Lugano, Britain's David Millar was optimistic and upbeat about his chances of a good performance - both individually and collectively - in Sunday's world championship road-race.

That sense of optimism started to grow inside Millar during the Vuelta a Espana, with victory in the race's final time trial confirming that he was on the right track.

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