Tyler Farrar: I must prove my worth

Tyler Farrar, London-Surrey Cycle Classic 2011

Tyler Farrar looks after himself now. The American sprinter said that he must prove his worth in the sprints because until then his Garmin-Sharp team is giving its attention to stage racing.

"The team's priorities are in climbing and GC these days," Farrar told Cycling Weekly. "It's nice being on team focused on sprints, but I don't warrant that kind of focus until I can show consistency racing at the highest level."

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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.