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View Poll Results: So, can he do it?
No 133 72.68%
Yes 12 6.56%
Yes. And after, he will win Vuelta too 3 1.64%
Yes. And after the Vuelta win, he will bring the peace in Middle East 35 19.13%
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Old 12-17-12, 17:19
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I'm very sure that he will bring peace to Middle East
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There was no Vino option, so I had to go with creating peace in the Middle East, because only Vino could do that.
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I think he's delirious a bit after all success and partying this year.
But if he's serious - the Tour will be real problem. It's difficult enough taken alone, and paired with Giro it's nearly impossible.
I'll understand his latest statements as mind games. Makes more sense.
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Basso couldn't do it, hesjedal couldn't do it, Contador couldn't do it, so there is no way Wiggins can do it.
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Basso couldn't do it, hesjedal couldn't do it, Contador couldn't do it, so there is no way Wiggins can do it.
Basso 2006 was definitely gonna do it
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Plz say this is a troll thread k thx
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Basso 2006 was definitely gonna do it
yea, Basso 06 would probably have done it
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yea, Basso 06 would probably have done it
And Alberto 2014
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And Alberto 2014
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If he comes back to Astana ofc
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If Contador couldn't, it says only about him.

It is a matter of a super rider exceptionally. Contador may be can, Froome, Wiggins maybe. Probably, one will seriously hit a GT scene in the nearer years. It can happen next year, but it won't a miracle if no one wins in 50 years. Anyway, one should have much luck and many coincidences to do this. But I stick to my opinion. It would be easier for a rider with an emphasis on TT.

The main problem is a double has to be a need of supreme level as everything less significant should already be achieved. So in reality such an attempt can occur only from Contador, but I'm not absolutely sure. Even 2011 try was one global necessity for fear of skipping the Tour. Contador said something like he might be try after the 2010 Tour, but I don't think he would make his mind up go for it purposefully. Winning a Giro-Tour double like an improvization is obviously unlikely.

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