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Old 01-08-13, 11:56
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I thought this would be easy when i learned that Fuglsang would be aiming for a top-10 in this year's TDF, but then Intxausti announced that he would target a top-3 at the Giro. Course, I'd still pick Fuglsang as the most overambitious between the two of them.

Are there any other riders with overly ambitious season goals? Not much talk about T. Martin and yellow anymore since he joined OPQS. Guess Lefevere talked some sense into him.
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Yea, Birdsong is the one in my head atleast
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Finally a race Machado can out perform the expectations of his fans in.
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How about Purito's ambition to win the Tour?
More sense in Fuglsang's top 10 wish, than in Purito's Yellow dream, IMO.
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Hushovd. I guess he will want to be a captain... He is ****!
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Hushovd. I guess he will want to be a captain... He is ****!
Did he not have some mysterious virus the whole spring?
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How about Purito's ambition to win the Tour?
More sense in Fuglsang's top 10 wish, than in Purito's Yellow dream, IMO.
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As long as the Tour continues to have no time bonuses it makes no sense whatsoever for him to be riding that race
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is Devolder still aiming to win the Tour de France?
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Yea, Birdsong is the one in my head atleast
A top 10 goal seems rather pathetic anyway. Whats it good for? Absolutely nothing.

I find Goss's ambitions to be a tier 1 sprinter (flat stage) quite tough to reach. Too much competition. Can still win a race/stage here and there as they are in plenty supply however.

Anton seems to be going in the wrong direction. Might never podium a GT.
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is Devolder still aiming to win the Tour de France?
nah, lowered the ambition level, now only going for the cobbles double.
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