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Old 12-13-12, 17:36
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I shudder to think of Froome's response to this over the next 7 months, in the context of his "program";

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/wigg...ce-title-again
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I shudder to think of Froome's response to this over the next 7 months, in the context of his "program";

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/wigg...ce-title-again
Froome is going to feel the same team support as Alberto in '09, and totally crush his own team (riding away from them in the TTT), only to have non on the team to fetch bottles for him, so Sky essentially is an 8 man team from the start, and Froome goes Gadret style!
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Gadret style!
Is that anything like Gangnam style?
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More like one man team
Froome is going to have his bloodbag tipped down the sink before the final TT.

Wiggins is going to cut off his supply of AICAR. JB won't allow him stepping out.

Froome is dammed if he does, dammed he doesn't.

Froome-dawg needs to save some gear for his own special tactical supply.
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Froome-dawg needs to save some gear for his own special tactical supply.
Maybe he can hire the unemployed Cobra at bargain basement rates as a personal consultant to design a training plan for his 2013 season? (and perhaps also to babysit the temp on Froome's fridge to make sure his dinners are kept properly chilled)
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Froome is going to have his bloodbag tipped down the sink before the final TT.

Wiggins is going to cut off his supply of AICAR. JB won't allow him stepping out.

Froome is dammed if he does, dammed he doesn't.

Froome-dawg needs to save some gear for his own special tactical supply.
Indeed, but without supervision from the team, he might go full retard on the gear and solo away from the others in the TTT!
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Indeed, but without supervision from the team, he might go full retard on the gear and solo away from the others in the TTT!
Indeed he will. The TTT will be a drag race. Wiggins and Froome solo'ing away from the rest of the team.

I'm looking forward to Froome-dawg trying to match Contador with 'jumping all over the place'.
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You could also look at Wiggins statement about the tour as consistent with what he's said before. Giro #1 priority, Tour = like to defend title but willing to back up Froome. This also gives Sky some back up to their team in case...

In 2011, they had no back up when Wiggins crashed
In 12 they had Cavendish, (whilst BMC had no back up plan if Evans didn't perform)
In 13 looks like they'll have Froome with Wiggins backing up.
They will need to sort out priorities well before the race though, and I doubt if it'll go without a hitch; especially seeing how they worked together at the Vuelta in 11 and tour in 12.
I kinda feel a bit sorry for Froome after what he's done for Wiggins...I wonder if there's more to it than this?

Like just about everything that happens with Sky, you can read it both ways!
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(10.000 so close!)
I think we should all "holster our keyboards" for a while to leave the 10,000th post to The Hog. He deserves the honour!
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I think we should all "holster our keyboards" for a while to leave the 10,000th post to The Hog. He deserves the honour!
I was thinking of re-posting Libertine's excellent post from yesterday as the 10,000th post seemed to have a quality to it and nicely juxtaposed the arguments.
Anyhow's - keyboard is holstered!
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