Emma Pooley Worlds 2008 TT

For Emma Pooley, signing for Cervélo in 2009 will mean a number of things: a step up in terms of the squad, her first professional salary and as she puts it ?I?ll be able to sleep more, too!?

?For the first time since I?ve been racing I?ll be receiving a wage and that?ll make a huge difference, too,? Pooley - who like so many pros in women?s cycling previously raced unpaid - tells Cycling Weekly.

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