Great news for Fabian Cancellara fans who have been worried over his latest injury reports. The star Swiss rider is pretty confident to recover from his present injuries and come up with a stunning performance at the esteemed tour Suisse.
The 1st half of 2014 was quite a prosperous one for the leading Trek Factory rider. He bagged a record-equalling 3rd win at Ronde van Vlaanderen, 2nd position at Milan-San Romeo & 3rd status at Paris-Roubaix. Post a brief break, the Swiss rider got back to Bayern Rundfahrt with the hope of some solid practice before his eminent home race Tour Suisse.
However, Fabian met up with a high-pace crash during his training sessions and ended up with bruises, bumps and injury on skin. Fortunately, the rider was able to avoid any more severe injury.
“I was three-four metres behind & I strived to get to 55kph. But maybe I put too much of stress on one pedal which landed me on the ground at great speed”, said Cancellara while speaking about his recent accident. It lost some days of practice as well,
“I was down with immense pain; I could not ride the bike & slept badly.”
The most painful part was that the injured rider had to go cycling for 55 km till his home post the bad crash. He was afraid that the accident would ruin his chances to come up with a stellar performance at his home race which is obviously very close to his heart. However, he is aware that the crash could have led to worse results and he is little relaxed with the thought that he did not have to end up in a hospital.
“I am hopeful to get better by the start of Tour Suisse…this is my goal now…..I would need to race really smart”, the star rider looked determined.