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Old 11-22-12, 17:47
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Wow, if cycling would be as boring as all those predictions I'd quit following it.
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San Remo: Cancellara
Flanders: Cancellara
Roubaix: Boonen
Amstel: Gilbert
Fleche Wallone: Purito
Liege: Valverde
Giro: 1. Contador 2. Wiggins 3. Nibali
Tour: 1. Contador 2. Froome 3. Evans
San Sebastian: Valverde
Vuelta: 1. Wiggins 2. Valverde. 3. Purito
Worlds: Sagan
Worlds tt: Cancellara
Lombardy: Gilbert
Oh man,that would be season of my life
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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 11-22-12, 19:06
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Oh man,that would be season of my life
Good would be if Froome got Second on the TDF. And Wiggles second on Giro, losing to Nibali.

Then, they go to the Vuelta, last chance!! and the result:

1. Valverde.
2. Wiggles.
3. Froome.

of course, with AC wining the TDF in great style!!
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Old 11-22-12, 19:09
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Wow, if cycling would be as boring as all those predictions I'd quit following it.
it is hard to beat a Strong guy, like Cancellara, Boonen, Contador, etc.. so it is hard to not be predictable!

But I would like to see new names winning the big races next year..
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Old 11-22-12, 19:17
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Good would be if Froome got Second on the TDF. And Wiggles second on Giro, losing to Nibali.

Then, they go to the Vuelta, last chance!! and the result:

1. Valverde.
2. Wiggles.
3. Froome.

of course, with AC wining the TDF in great style!!
Nice , climbers finally wake up.

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it is hard to beat a Strong guy, like Cancellara, Boonen, Contador, etc.. so it is hard to not be predictable!

But I would like to see new names winning the big races next year..
Plus the top guys (with exception of Wiggo and other win only in the TT types) are often very exciting racers. Exhibit A: Boonen at Roubaix Exhibit B: Contador at Vuelta Exhibit C: Cance at...everything.
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Old 11-22-12, 19:18
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And where's the exhibit for Valverde being a very exciting racer?

And I find Cancellara to be quite boring after April actually(with a notable exception in 2008 and WC in 2009). If he raced more like he did in Tour de Suisse 2008... That was just insane. It's why I'm against time trials for the Tour de Suisse. Don't gift him the stages, make him fight for it!
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Old 11-22-12, 19:25
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MSR: Degenkolb

RVV: Cancellara

P-R: Hushovd

AGR: Cancellara

FW: Vanendert

LBL: Sagan

Giro: Nibali
Tour: Contador
Vuelta: Purito

GdL: Valverde
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And where's the exhibit for Valverde being a very exciting racer?

And I find Cancellara to be quite boring after April actually(with a notable exception in 2008 and WC in 2009).
Valverde is just charming
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MSR: Degenkolb

RVV: Cancellara

P-R: Hushovd

AGR: Cancellara

FW: Vanendert

LBL: Sagan

Giro: Nibali
Tour: Contador
Vuelta: Purito

GdL: Valverde
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Old 11-22-12, 19:29
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And where's the exhibit for Valverde being a very exciting racer?
The Vuelta! First winning the TTT, beats Purito to the first stage win, crashed out by Sky and desperately tries to make it back, beats Purito and Contador to another stage win, tries to chase down Contador on Fuente De and comes within 6 seconds of doing so, ends up 2nd on the podium

I wasn't saying every top guy is exciting just that often times a lot of them are. Especially in the classics more so than in the GT's.
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