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View Poll Results: Who will win the 2013 Tour
Alberto Contador 61 63.54%
Cristopher Froome 25 26.04%
Andy Schleck 6 6.25%
Vincenzo Nibali 2 2.08%
Cadel Evans / Teehay Van Garderen 2 2.08%
Ryder Hesjedal 1 1.04%
Alejandro Valverde / Juan Jose Cobo 1 1.04%
Other (specify) 1 1.04%
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Old 11-11-12, 00:20
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Froome can't climb with Schleck or Contador if they are in top condition. There's those two then there's the rest. Froome will be battling for a distant third.
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Old 11-11-12, 00:33
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But Evans could?

(With Schleck)

Froome is certainly not worse than Evans 2011.
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Old 11-11-12, 01:08
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I do not think Schleck was in top form in last years Tour. But yeah, I'd take 2011 Evans over Froome for sure.
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Old 11-11-12, 04:41
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I am more interested in the question -- What position overall will Bradley Wiggins finish in? Top 20? Top 30?
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'Froome can't can't match Schleck and Contador' and 'Froome is a diesel' are completely spinned out of the air. Apparently people like to live by the 2009 rankings, they don't consider the 2012 Tour a competition whatsoever or something.
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'Froome can't can't match Schleck and Contador' and 'Froome is a diesel' are completely spinned out of the air. Apparently people like to live by the 2009 rankings, they don't consider the 2012 Tour a competition whatsoever or something.
There werent real climbers
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what? quintana is already better climber than froome. see final stages of the tour and he's only 23. quintana is the best climber I've sene since pantani. he will become a legend
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Old 11-11-12, 07:45
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I don't think Purito will do the 2013 Tour either.
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Old 11-11-12, 07:49
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Lol airstream Froome was not around in 2009
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...and he feels fear...
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I do not think Schleck was in top form in last years Tour. But yeah, I'd take 2011 Evans over Froome for sure.
2007 i would as well.
I think Shleck was, he was just too cautious/ too tactical until Galibier. Alpe D Huez he rode badly as well, since he was tired from being with Contador.
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There werent real climbers
What do 'real climbers' imply? But there was a grandiose team mountain work probably the most impressive one since CSC in the 2008 Tour. Froome is not a real climber? Are you kidding? While on form the guy is able to burn out any uphill. He's got an excellent explosive power. He is better than say Andy in this regard, however he is allegedly a real climber.

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