Rogers solid in San Remo despite problems in dark tunnel

Michael Rogers attacks, Milan-San Remo 2010

Mark Cavendish's lack of form gave Australian Michael Rogers a chance to fly the HTC-Columbia colours at Milan-San Remo. He did an impressive job of it, continuing strongly from his overall win in Ruta del Sol last month.

"I am pretty happy at the end of the day because I was caught behind with the crash in the dark tunnel on the top of Turchino," Rogers told Cycling Weekly. "I chased 100 kilometres with the team."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.