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Britain?s top professionals on the mainland European circuit are just weeks away from starting their 2008 road season - with Credit Agricole?s Jeremy Hunt the earliest of the early birds and hitting the road in the Tour Down Under in Australia on January 22.

Already racing in the Jayco Bay criterium series, Hunt, who has just signed for the French squad, will be in his element in the Australian season-opener. At least four of the stages are expected to end in bunch sprints.

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