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View Poll Results: Best rider of the year?
B.Wiggins 94 35.34%
J.Rodriguez 104 39.10%
T.Boonen 43 16.17%
Vino 12 4.51%
other 13 4.89%
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Old 11-30-12, 21:35
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Here's a "winner" we can all agree on.

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/mul...tsman-of-year/
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Because even Alberto wants to be photographed with her?

the recorded chat between them 2 that day was great. the 2 great cyclists of our age showing eachother respect

http://www.sporza.be/cm/sporza/video...ag_3/1.1065107
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The Vos thing is annoying
I dont thing you like anyother dutchie woman...on topic nice that velonews agree with some of us.
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the recorded chat between them 2 that day was great. the 2 great cyclists of our age showing eachother respect

http://www.sporza.be/cm/sporza/video...ag_3/1.1065107
They need English subtitles or a decent mic.
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The Vos thing is annoying
I dont think you like any other dutchie women...on topic nice that velonews agree with some of us.
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Here's a "winner" we can all agree on.

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/mul...tsman-of-year/
A fair compromise.
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How skewed are these results by CN!!!

2012 best male road rider results
1 Bradley Wiggins 31.7%
2 Tom Boonen 17.5%
3 Peter Sagan 17.1%
4 Alberto Contador 7.3%
5 Joaquím Rodríguez 7.2%
6 Philippe Gilbert 5.9%
7 Ryder Hesjedal 5.5%
8 Mark Cavendish 4.5%
9 Simon Gerrans 0.6%
10 Andre Greipel 0.6%

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/2012...0&ns_fee=0
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Old 12-12-12, 12:27
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How skewed are these results by CN!!!

2012 best male road rider results
1 Bradley Wiggins 31.7%
2 Tom Boonen 17.5%
3 Peter Sagan 17.1%
4 Alberto Contador 7.3%
5 Joaquím Rodríguez 7.2%
6 Philippe Gilbert 5.9%
7 Ryder Hesjedal 5.5%
8 Mark Cavendish 4.5%
9 Simon Gerrans 0.6%
10 Andre Greipel 0.6%

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/2012...0&ns_fee=0
Less than the poll of the thread....

Rodriguez should be closer to 7 than 40 percent.
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How skewed are these results by CN!!!

2012 best male road rider results
1 Bradley Wiggins 31.7%
2 Tom Boonen 17.5%
3 Peter Sagan 17.1%
4 Alberto Contador 7.3%
5 Joaquím Rodríguez 7.2%
6 Philippe Gilbert 5.9%
7 Ryder Hesjedal 5.5%
8 Mark Cavendish 4.5%
9 Simon Gerrans 0.6%
10 Andre Greipel 0.6%

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/2012...0&ns_fee=0
fortunately cyclingnews have ridiculed themselves so much that since around 2005, nobody ever takes them serious anymore.
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fortunately cyclingnews have ridiculed themselves so much that since around 2005, nobody ever takes them serious anymore.
Lol, this is not CN. This is a poll. Website not involved in who picks who.
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