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Old 01-05-13, 12:52
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I wonder why he still wears the Saxo-Tinkoff jersey from 2012
Because the new jersey hadn't arrived yet when he went to dubai
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Old 01-05-13, 15:00
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Contadors spring season

21-27/01 Tour de San Luis
11-16/02 Tour of Oman
06-12/03 Tirreno-Adriatico
23-24/03 Criterium International
01-06/04 Basque tour

Which classics he will ride is not decided yet but TdF is on his calender as well.

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Old 01-05-13, 16:00
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no catalunya?

that's surprising. . .
I guess he wants to ride in Corsica, to see the Tour stages roads. and catalunya ends on the criterium international week end
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I guess he wants to ride in Corsica, to see the Tour stages roads. and catalunya ends on the criterium international week end
although not a "true" stage race, Criterium International taking place in Corsica is a nice one allowing some riders who are good at ITT and climbing to show off. It would be a great race to have won for Alberto.. So I am glad he is going
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although not a "true" stage race, Criterium International taking place in Corsica is a nice one allowing some riders who are good at ITT and climbing to show off. It would be a great race to have won for Alberto.. So I am glad he is going
I agree, although his pollen allergy could be a problem. Just like last time he entered that race, IIRC.
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Old 01-06-13, 02:21
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Some importants points:

-He wants to start the season slowly to peak at TdF and show his best there
-At 30 he can't improve his explosiveness what it's at max, but is more and more reliable and regular, so he can keep threshold for longer spells of time.
-He can improve his TT, this year he doesn't go to the wind tunnel but little fixes of his position on the bike.
-His test results show better results than those at end of 2008 (I guess it's a specific test not done every year and the journo knows)

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Looks like he wants to try 2 GTs in 2013!!!! I hope he doesn't go for the Giro; save it for le Tour. And if there is enough in the tank afterwards go to the Vuelta!!
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Looks like he wants to try 2 GTs in 2013!!!! I hope he doesn't go for the Giro; save it for le Tour. And if there is enough in the tank afterwards go to the Vuelta!!
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