It'd be great if Lance and Cancellara gave the hour a crack this year, who would you back?
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By: Daniel BensonPublished: January 16, 08:13, Updated: January 16, 08:25
Fabian Cancellara en route to a dominating win at the 2009 time trial world championship in Mendrisio, Switzerland.
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No timetable set, but it remains a goal
World time trial champion Fabian Cancellara has reiterated his desire to tackle the world hour record. However, he would not go so far as to name a date or location, only confirming that it was still one of his goals.
Cancellara, unquestionably the worlds best time trial specialist, is preparing for the 2010 season at Saxo Bank's training camp in Fuerteventura. He will take aim at the Classics this season, with his sights set firmly on the Tour of Flanders, as he tries to add another Monument to his wins in Paris-Roubaix and Milano-Sanremo.
The hour record, however, is an event that Cancellara believes has lost some of its prestige in recent years and that it requires the interest of more riders.
"It's lost its importance and some of its honour. Before every big champion did it. Guys like Rominger, Hinault, Indurain, Merckx, they all did it and now the current champion is Ondrej Sosenka and nobody talks about it," he told Cyclingnews.