March 7th 2013: Cavendish loses stage 2 at Tirreno-Adriatico and then immediately complains about his leadout train. It was at that very moment I had a mini-cycling epiphany: Despite having great early season form, and being a favorite, Mark Cavendish will not win Milan San-remo. Feeling good about my prediction, I begin to draft this article.
March 8th 2013: After a long soggy day in the saddle, Peter Sagan beats Cav to the line to take Stage 2. YES! With my opinion now firmly cemented, I am ready to post my race picks.
Long known as the sprinters classic, Milano-Sanremo has been targeted by many a fastmen over the years. We all know that if the race comes down to a pure sprint, Cav will take it all day, every day (just ask Heinrich Haussler). However, targeting La Primavera this year, is a different breed altogether… I present my case over at Not Quite Belgian