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Old 10-25-12, 03:09
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I believe the crap year he has experienced will only make Andy stronger, both mentally and physically.
We can only hope that is the case!
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As far as I know both Frank and Andy are suffering from mental problems right now. I'm not talking about their mentality.
The only mental or mentality problem Andy is probably suffering from now is a greatly increased desire to win.
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The only mental or mentality problem Andy is probably suffering from now is a greatly increased desire to win.
Considering Franks situation I believe they both have more on their minds at the moment....
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I think Andy's gonna get owned in the Tour. I can't see him beating Froome, Contador or even JRod now(since he's surpassed him).

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He will need to show a huge improvement. Maybe its time to race more than 20 days in July.
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Andy not invited on stage at the TDF presentation. I believe the crap year he has experienced will only make Andy stronger, both mentally and physically. He is IMHO the the biggest threat to contador.

Does anyone else believe that he can do it next year?
I hope that should wake him up. Even Tejay and Froome are hailed as the next big thing and got invited to TDF stage presentation. I know it's not a big deal. But coming from a huge talent like his, and seeing his presence is reduced to a footnote, probably would annoy him a bit. Andy got huge talent but he hasn't won any GT yet (on the road). Sky seems to be running the world now (with their expressive win through out this year), and I'm hoping Andy can chip in (with contador) to make every TDF win for sky a lot more meaningful...
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I hope that should wake him up. Even Tejay and Froome are hailed as the next big thing and got invited to TDF stage presentation. I know it's not a big deal. But coming from a huge talent like his, and seeing his presence is reduced to a footnote, probably would annoy him a bit. Andy got huge talent but he hasn't won any GT yet (on the road). Sky seems to be running the world now (with their expressive win through out this year), and I'm hoping Andy can chip in (with contador) to make every TDF win for sky a lot more meaningful...
He was so good in 2010 but now others have taken the spotlight from him like Nibali and Froome. He has plenty of ground to make up. I am starting to think he is not mentally tough enough but I hope he can return to his 2010 form.
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Andy in 2012:

Trofeo Palma (97 °, 1 full day), Tour Oman (32 º, 6 days), Paris-Nice (no exit at the 3rd stage, 2 days), Volta Catalunya (drop in stage 3, two days), Circuit Sarthe (22 °, 4 days), Amstel Gold Race (91 º, 1 day), Fleche Wallonne (81 °, 1 day), Liege (50th, one day), Criterium Dauphiné (drop in stage 6, 6 days), Binche-Tournai-Binche (abandonment), Tour of Beijing (abandoned in the 5th stage, 4 days).
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I predict Andy to lose time in every TDU stage except for the Wilunga one, where he shall attavk at the bottom, then get caught and pipped at the finish.
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I think Andy's gonna get owned in the Tour. I can't see him beating Froome, Contador or even JRod now(since he's surpassed him).
Thank you for the laugh of the evening
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