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Old 12-07-12, 21:08
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Michael Rogers leaves Sky for Saxo-Tinkoff http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/mich...r-saxo-tinkoff … via @cyclingnewsfeed, I am glad he did not choose Agros-Shimano :-)

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and Argos is misspelled (on purpose ofc)
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Old 12-07-12, 21:17
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Tinkov has only just found out who he is
lol

Oleg: Ok Bjarne, tell me who i just bought

Bjarne: err Hes a 3 time world time trial champion and an olympic silver medalists.

Oleg ; Awesome.
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Old 12-07-12, 21:47
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lol

Oleg: Ok Bjarne, tell me who i just bought

Bjarne: err Hes a 3 time world time trial champion and an olympic silver medalists.

Oleg ; Awesome.
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- Jeg ville gerne have Michael Rogers. I mine øjne er han en ekstremt talentfuld rytter og har været det siden juniorårene. Han vandt enkeltstarten ved OL i Athen i 2004 og har været verdensmester i enkeltstart også. Jeg har sagt til Michael, at han skulle se at få sig en snak med Bjarne og komme over til holdet, for Bjarne er meget dygtig til at arbejde med enkeltstartsspecialister som Michael, og jeg mener, at han er et meget stort talent, der desværre blev lidt lost i nogle år.
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- I would like to have Michael Rogers. In my eyes, he is an extremely talented rider and has been since junior year. He won the time trial at the Athens Olympics in 2004 and has been world champion in the time trial too. I told Michael that he should get a chat with Bjarne and come over to the team of Bjarne is very good to work with time trial specialists like Michael, and I think he is a very big talent, unfortunately was a little lost for a few years.
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Old 12-07-12, 22:32
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And with the signing of Michael Rogers,the Saxo-Tinkoff roster for 2013 season is complete?
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Old 12-08-12, 00:04
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And with the signing of Michael Rogers,the Saxo-Tinkoff roster for 2013 season is complete?
With the signing of Rogers that brings up the number to 29 riders

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I think I can name all Saxoboys

28 (29) riders here we go

Manuele Boaro
Mads Christensen
Anders Lund
Chris Anker Sorensen
Nicki Sorensen
Michael Morkov
Chris Juul Jensen
Jonas Aaen Jorgensen
Rafal Majka
Jesus
Alberto
Benja
Sergio Paulinho
Bruno Pires
Matteo Tosatto
Jonathan Cantwell
Takashi Miyazawa
Karsten Kroon
Rory Sutherland
Timothy Duggan
Evgeni Petrov
Roman Kreuziger
Nico Roche
Jay McCarthy
Marko Kump
Daniele Bennati
Matti Breschel
Oliver Zaugg
(Mick Rogers)
The above list was made before Rogers signing was official so now 29 in total
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Lol. Well tbf it wasnt my joke byt del1962
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Old 12-08-12, 03:14
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With the signing of Rogers that brings up the number to 29 riders



The above list was made before Rogers signing was official so now 29 in total
Thanks a lot,it looks that Bjarne Riis constructed a superteam in stage races and GTs.Looking forward to next season.
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Thanks a lot,it looks that Bjarne Riis constructed a superteam in stage races and GTs.Looking forward to next season.
No problem but it was mostly thanks to LaFlorecita who had already listed the riders on the team And I agree, the team is looking very strong for next season and I'm definitely looking forward to it - hopefully they get many wins
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Old 12-08-12, 06:54
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Roger's signing for Saxo was totally unexpected.

Bertie just needs to turn up in July and avoid a crash, to win.
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No problem but it was mostly thanks to LaFlorecita who had already listed the riders on the team And I agree, the team is looking very strong for next season and I'm definitely looking forward to it - hopefully they get many wins
Firstly,the UCI needs to confirm the WT license of Saxo-Tinkoff,then they need to win a lot of races and to accumulate points.Do you know Contador points are still discounted because of that UCI ruling which says that after a doping suspension,the points of that rider are discounted from the team total.So Kreuziger or Nick Roche need points in 2013 to maintain the team in WT(assuming that this team gets the license and not the two sprinters team).
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