Originally Posted by Gloin22
Do they really need him ?
I mean Bonnen could easily do the job for Cav at the Tour nd as he shown he can still sprint quite well ( beat Greipel few times this year etc. )
I can not see Boonen reacting well to being made to lead out Cav.
That is considering he will do the Tour as well, it will indeed be interesting to see what Boonen does do. Tour team will be based around Cav, Boonen I doubt will want to waste the Tour being placed under such restraints.
Yet the Giro probably does not suit him as it is too close yet too far in terms of his cobbles peak, what does he go for after the Classics then? The worlds do not really seem an option, so it will be interesting to see.
Personally Steegmans seems the best option as leadout man for Cav, though Fenn may also be utilised. Both Fenn and Trentin though have enormous potential themselves though particularly in the classics so it will be shame if they are limited in those areas by Cav. Trentin in MSR this year was particularly impressive (crashed in the final sprint) and yet he may not be able to repeat such a perfomance next year if he is towing Cav around, Eisel style..