Classics kings Boonen and Cancellara mirror each other, one year apart
ANTWERP, Belgium -- Around this time last year, Belgian Tom Boonen could do no wrong.
His legs were as good as ever, his tactics were flawless. He had won E3 Harelbeke, Ghent-Wevelgem and the Ronde van Vlaanderen (Tour of Flanders). Boonen (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) would go on to win Paris-Roubaix for a fourth time after a brash, 55-kilometer solo effort, the capstone of a surreal spring -- even for a man with the results sheet of Tommeke.
At the same time, Fabian ...
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