Steegmans blown off his bike during Paris-Nice time trial

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Radioshack rider Gert Steegmans, one of the biggest and most solidly-built riders in the peloton, was blown off his bike during Sunday's Paris-Nice prologue by a powerful gust of wind.

The 29-year-old Belgian was riding at around 75kph (47mph) on a downhill section of the course, when a gust of wind lift him and his Trek time trial bike off the ground.

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