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View Poll Results: Who will win the 2013 Giro?
Wiggins 137 35.31%
Nibali 140 36.08%
Gesink 26 6.70%
Hesjedal 28 7.22%
Sanchez 12 3.09%
Basso/Scarponi 7 1.80%
Rujano 3 0.77%
Cobo/Capecchi/Intxausti 9 2.32%
A Colombian 10 2.58%
Other/Garzelli 16 4.12%
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Old 01-09-13, 17:03
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Probably not, the Rabobank board doesn't watch the Giro. Just the Amstel Gold Race and the Tour.
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Ah sorry, I noticed and I even was going to write all but Hitch, but forgot.

Nonetheless, I don't think that it was an accident
I voted Wiggins

But I hope Nibbles wins. It all depends on Wiggins's motivation and sky's marginal gains. And of course we don't know how the sky train deals with real climbers
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I voted Wiggins

But I hope Nibbles wins. It all depends on Wiggins's motivation and sky's marginal gains. And of course we don't know how the sky train deals with real climbers
Yeah one proper attack of a real climber (Contador) at the TdF last year and Wiggins would've been blown up for sure!

But talking about the Giro. Who is that real climber than? Not Basso, Nibali, Scarponi, Gesink.

Maybe Sanchez or Pellizotti, but don't think so.

The steepness could be the killing factor here
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Yeah one proper attack of a real climber (Contador) at the TdF last year and Wiggins would've been blown up for sure!

But talking about the Giro. Who is that real climber than? Not Basso, Nibali, Scarponi, Gesink.

Maybe Sanchez or Pellizotti, but don't think so.

The steepness could be the killing factor here
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Damn that mountains jersey was so good. Screw the blue one.
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Damn that mountains jersey was so good. Screw the blue one.
Sure you don't want to screw the green one?
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He will lose about 4 or 6 minutes against the clock on Wiggins. No way he is consistent/ steady enough to take them all back. Based on that you could've also mentioned Atapuma or Chaves as overall challengers.
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Field looks good on paper.
I'm still voting Gesink. Don't believe it will happen, but cheering for him.
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You're clearly mistaken. Said in number of interview's he's doing Giro
ok my bad. thought sky never let guys 21 or younger do gt's
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