Russell Downing: Qatar is 'perfect preparation' for classics

Russell Downing, Tour of Qatar 2013

Russell Downing and NetApp-Endura are pushing towards the classics this week at the Tour of Qatar. Camel racing and blowing sand, Downing explained this morning, is the perfect mix.

"There's only so much training you can do, and it was good to get started," Downing told Cycling Weekly.

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