Tom Boonen 2008

Quick Step co-leader Tom Boonen has flung down the gauntlet and announced that for 2008 he wants both to win Milan-San Remo and take the yellow jersey in the first week of the Tour this summer.

Never unambitious, Boonen said during Quick Step?s team launch that ?San Remo has been one of my dreams since I was a child. It?s a strange race you can win five times in a row, or lose five times in a row. But it?s also the one ?Monument? I know I can win which is still missing from my palmares.?

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