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Old 12-21-12, 17:59
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Wow,he looks really motivated.Fingers crossed
before the tour when he had announced his withdrawal Andy was talking about doing Vuelta and worlds and Lombardia ftw. Maybe he still has that attitude.
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Old 12-21-12, 18:07
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Not only because of that but also because Alberto will be there
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what? quintana is already better climber than froome. see final stages of the tour and he's only 23. quintana is the best climber I've sene since pantani. he will become a legend
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Old 12-21-12, 18:09
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before the tour when he had announced his withdrawal Andy was talking about doing Vuelta and worlds and Lombardia ftw. Maybe he still has that attitude.
I hope for good attitude,anyway I really looking forward to a new season,off season period is too bad
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what? quintana is already better climber than froome. see final stages of the tour and he's only 23. quintana is the best climber I've sene since pantani. he will become a legend
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Old 12-21-12, 18:19
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Is it a bad thing that I hope he starts racing seriously all season long
The only thing you've posted in this thread today are posts doubting that he will return or be serious in the races he enters. So yeah, I consider that talking him down.

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But "win again" could mean he just wants to win tour stages again

I want him to be serious in every race. The way he's raced the past two-three seasons is a disgrace.
Or by "win again" he could mean he wants to dominate like 2011 Phil and win every race he enters. I'm fine with either scenario, just as long as he is competitive again.
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The only thing you've posted in this thread today are posts doubting that he will return or be serious in the races he enters. So yeah, I consider that talking him down.



Or by "win again" he could mean he wants to dominate like 2011 Phil and win every race he enters. I'm fine with either scenario, just as long as he is competitive again.
It's a valid point. AS hasn't exactly lit up the racing world with his professionalism IMO. Chaingates 1 & 2, the lightest of light race schedules and a complete absence from anything outside of the Ardennes & TdF.
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It's a valid point. AS hasn't exactly lit up the racing world with his professionalism IMO. Chaingates 1 & 2, the lightest of light race schedules and a complete absence from anything outside of the Ardennes & TdF.
I don't have a problem with his race schedule, just the vast variation in his seeming motivation to actually race. His form goes from elite level to having the broowagon riding his wheel. It just seems that such an immense talent could display it for the fans a bit more often, not just show up and ride in the peloton. He's talking like he's really serious about his stature and image in the sport as a whole, so we'll see in 2013 if he's matured or not.
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Maybe he still has that attitude.
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Business as usual.
First to react on Schleck news are terrified convict's fans.
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Business as usual.
First to react on Schleck news are terrified convict's fans.
I'm not terrified. I know Alberto will always beat Andy if he doesn't crash or lose time on flat stages. Because Andy might be able to match Alberto in the mountains when he's at his best (note: might, Alberto will beat him most of the time ofc ), Alberto will always crush him in the TT

Nice nickname for Alberto btw. Sounds a bit clinic-y
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Old 12-22-12, 10:11
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Business as usual.
First to react on Schleck news are terrified convict's fans.
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AS in 100% form = perhaps just as good a climber as AC
but still way worse at tt'ing,if nothing bad happens he can't win

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