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odelcorto

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Millar to race Edinburgh Nocturne
« on: April 10, 2009, 10:14:19 AM »
Read from cyclingnews web site: http://www.cyclingnews.com/news.php?id=news/2009/apr09/apr10news

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 Millar to race Edinburgh Nocturne

Team Garmin-Slipstream's David Millar will make his return to racing after breaking his collarbone in Paris-Nice in early March. Organisers of the Edinburgh Nocturne announced Thursday that Millar would race the elite criterium on Saturday, May 30.

The 32-year-old was confined to the stationary trainer after having surgery to correct the fracture, and is looking forward to getting back out on the road. "It's my first [broken] collarbone in my career which is something for almost every pro. It's just a bit boring really, but I guess it could have happened at a worse time for me," he explained.

The Edinburgh Nocturne gives a new angle on racing for Millar after his injury recovery. "I've never raced in Scotland so it's going to be great and I'm looking forward to it. I know it quite well as it's where my Dad's originally from, and I used to spend a lot of time in Edinburgh with friends," he added.

Millar is still uncertain about which races he will use to build his form toward the Tour de France, but expects to race in the Volta a Catalunya May 18-24.. "In view of the Tour it's not going to make much of a difference whether I race in events like the Tour de Romandie or not; it's just about getting the best preparation for July," he said.

For full details of the Nocturne Series and Edinburgh Nocturne go to www.nocturneseries.com
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RossC

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Re: Millar to race Edinburgh Nocturne
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2009, 11:56:52 AM »
This just gets better and better - what next? If it's announced that Sir Chris will be handing out the prizes then the whole of Edinburgh will be trying to fit into the Grassmarket!  ;D

Allister

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Re: Millar to race Edinburgh Nocturne
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2009, 09:32:48 PM »
Hmmmm...... looks like a nice night out

has any one got a flash folding bike I can borrow..... ?



Allister

odelcorto

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Re: Millar to race Edinburgh Nocturne
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2009, 07:27:48 AM »
shame you've sold this track tandem.
You could have use it with Bruce at the back.

Oli

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Re: Millar to race Edinburgh Nocturne
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2009, 08:41:16 AM »
Cool - perhaps it helps that his sister is one of the folks that runs the company that's putting it on!!

 

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