Haussler rallies after 'absolute disaster' at Paris-Roubaix

Heinrich Haussler rides the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix

He wears his heart on his sleeve, and that was clear for all to see, and hear, when Heinrich Haussler ( Bahrain-Merida ) crossed the line to finish 14th in Paris-Roubaix . The Australian spent the majority of the race on the defensive after two untimely punctures robbed him of a chance of a high finish. He chased valiantly throughout the race, and even had the strength to skip off the main field in the closing stages of the race, before coming home behind a group that contained a number of favourites. "I had two flat tyres and a mechanical. I chased and chased, but wasted so much energy just to get back," Haussler told Cyclingnews as he tried to gather his thoughts after a jarring day on the cobbles. "I felt good and I wasn't ready to give up, but today's been an absolute disaster. I'm so pissed off. ...

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