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Zabel is German national champ

No, you aren't having a flashback to 1998 or 2003--Rick Zabel, son o' Erik, won the U23 German nat champ road race this weekend, sprinting for victory out of a 3-man break.

Zabel Jr., who will turn 19 in December, rides for the Rabo Continental team.

Trivia: Rick's grandfather Detlef Zabel was also a cyclist. Although his role on the East German national team was largely a supportive one, Detlef did win an accordion for his 9th-place finish in the 1955 International Peace Race.

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