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Manxman

(feminine), Manxwoman
a native or inhabitant of the Isle of Man
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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(We) are in full support of the Manxman and his ability to bounce back from this unfortunate setback."
His Etixx-QuickStep squad floundered in the finishing straight last Sunday in Zeeland and on Wednesday in Amiens the Manxman was third, conceding that Andre Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) and Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) were simply faster.
Guy Martin crossed the line 20 seconds off the pace in second place, followed by Manxman Conor Cummins.
Manxman Conor Cummins showed that he is back to fighting fitness with a solid third ahead of Kiwi Bruce Anstey who scorched the outright lap record up to a stunning average speed of 132.298mph.
In "Hitchcock and the Manxman, A Victorian Bestseller on the Silent Screen," Mary Hammond argues that the early director's work was uneven and not as creatively successful (47).
It has left some critics believing the Manxman could be winning more, and recent reports suggested Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi would be parachuted in to the team in time for the Tour de France.
The Manxman hailed Wiggins as the mastermind behind the team's success in the testing conditions.
The Manxman won the green jersey as top sprinter in 2011 but was limited to just three stage wins as team orders took priority.
It was a third crash of the Giro d''Italia for the Manxman, who appeared unhurt.
Meanwhile, Bradley Wiggins believes victory for Mark Cavendish in today's men's road race would be the best of the Manxman's career, although he warned the race will be war for the peloton.
Victory for the Manxman came at the end of the longest stage in this year's Tour.
There have been question marks over the Manxman's form in 2010 following just three wins - 10 fewer than at the same stage last year.