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Mark Renshaw and the Worlds

spezialspezial Posts: 142
edited October 2011 in Pro race
Sorry to be asking a question from the mists of time, but what was the story behind Renshaw missing the Worlds?

Had a quick search round and couldn't find anything apart from angry interviews and comments by him, with no real explanation.
"what's it pertaining?"

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  • rebsrebs Posts: 891
    No outright reason. Conspiracy was that people thought he might ride for Cav. But I could never see that ever happening. He'd never be allowed to step foot on Aus ever again.

    Aussies must have thought he perhaps wouldn't be up for the long stage. Which in hindsight they might have been right. He has never really been at the sharpe end of a 1 day classic. Even the hillier stages cav has won he has done so without Rensaw (am sure someone may correct me on this)

    I was supraised they left him out but I'm sure they thought it was for the greater good. Although he certainly deserved to be their more than Hausler.
  • hammeritehammerite Posts: 3,408
    Was he ever expected to go to Greenedge, but didn't so someone got the hump and decided not to pick him?
  • i think it was unfair, and i bet they regret it now, how Hausler got in over him on this years performances ill never know, i think he has every right to be annoyed, maybe next year when he is riding for himself it will give him more of a chance
  • GazzaputtGazzaputt Posts: 3,918
    hammerite wrote:
    Was he ever expected to go to Greenedge, but didn't so someone got the hump and decided not to pick him?

    I like this train of thought.
  • TusherTusher Posts: 2,762
    Matt White was alleged to have been behind Garmin's treachery /appropriate race tactics which prevented the George known as Big from wearing yellow in the 2010 Tour.
  • TusherTusher Posts: 2,762
    Gazzaputt wrote:
    hammerite wrote:
    Was he ever expected to go to Greenedge, but didn't so someone got the hump and decided not to pick him?

    I like this train of thought.

    And whilst the above may or may not be true, I would hitch the carriage to this train of thought as well.
  • spezialspezial Posts: 142
    Tusher wrote:
    Gazzaputt wrote:
    hammerite wrote:
    Was he ever expected to go to Greenedge, but didn't so someone got the hump and decided not to pick him?

    I like this train of thought.

    And whilst the above may or may not be true, I would hitch the carriage to this train of thought as well.

    I actually assumed this was the case, and was looking for the news story to confirm it. Apparently he could switch allegiances and ride for the Netherlands if he wanted (he has Dutch lineage), but was keen to distance himself from that in interviews. He's already done his best to distance himself from the possibility by signing for Rabobank of course!
    "what's it pertaining?"
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