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Old 11-30-12, 14:44
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I think you just want him to have lost it because you are a nibs and purito fanboy
I like competition, so that's why I like what I'm seeing. And I like Contador by the way.
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I think you just want him to have lost it because you are a nibs and purito fanboy
He is a noble creature that knows to attack. Now Vino is learing him how to attack in an awesome way. Be afraid all you AC fanboys/girls
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Nibali will make one of his useless attacks
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I use common sense, I'm not a fanboy so I can see what's going on, that's all.
Age and declining form hit all of them; it is a fact of life. From the Vuelta we know he will use race savvy, experience and outright Audacity to get the job done when the legs aren't at the best. IMO he's got quite a few GT wins left in those legs; but time will tell all.
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Old 11-30-12, 14:47
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Yep you definitely deserve to.be there.


10 bucks says this is the same person behind the airstream account.
Oh boy, it would mean another one to the iggy list
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Old 11-30-12, 14:50
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Pff

We better stop arguing with this person because he is a clear Alberto hater

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Old 11-30-12, 14:56
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I like competition, so that's why I like what I'm seeing. And I like Contador by the way.
Yea sure
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Froome see's how Contador is already dressing himself in yellow in anticipation for July, how he rides with no helmet without fear, how he and his loyal second in command Kreuziger have grown thin, how he takes on the sprinters in a bunch sprint, and how Contador has given previews of what others will face in July in the form of Giro 2011 pictures....

...and he feels fear...
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Old 11-30-12, 14:57
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He is a noble creature that knows to attack. Now Vino is learing him how to attack in an awesome way. Be afraid all you AC fanboys/girls
Re:Nibs!! He is indeed and is my 2nd favorite rider...I Like riders that take risks and are willing to attack!!!
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I use common sense, I'm not a fanboy so I can see what's going on, that's all.
Same common sense that told you Nibali was going to win the Tour de France, and that Contador had no chance at the Vuelta?

uh, ill pass.
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Old 11-30-12, 15:10
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Same common sense that told you Nibali was going to win the Tour de France, and that Contador had no chance at the Vuelta?

uh, ill pass.
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Froome see's how Contador is already dressing himself in yellow in anticipation for July, how he rides with no helmet without fear, how he and his loyal second in command Kreuziger have grown thin, how he takes on the sprinters in a bunch sprint, and how Contador has given previews of what others will face in July in the form of Giro 2011 pictures....

...and he feels fear...
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Old 11-30-12, 15:16
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I like competition, so that's why I like what I'm seeing.
I would like to see Froome, Andy and Alberto all at top form battle it out myself It would be amazing to watch. Would like Nibs to be there also but fear he would be outclassed
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