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Old 01-20-13, 20:58
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That would **** with the narrative that Evans and wiggins winning prove cycling is clean now. they'd have to change it to - cycling was clean for.2 years then became dirty again for a year then clean cos froome won the dirty before the final.clean era of geraint Thomas learning he can climb and winning 5 straight tours.

Or some such.

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no way will thomas take 5 in a row.


not with JTL around
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Thats why i said oficially. I still have deluded hope that 10 years from now some court will overturn the decision to strip him of the 2011 giro.
He could have gone to the ECHR. He would have won according to a professor of law (not sure which area it was, prob human rights) in a interview. His right to presumption of innocence was violated.

But i think that term has been expired.
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Try to discover it by yourself.
I'll leave it as one of the world's unsolved mysteries.
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I'll leave it as one of the world's unsolved mysteries.
Pity.
It would've been an outstanding discovery.
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nice picture of vino teaching Alberto ATTACK!

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Alberto about the Giro-Tour double

and about the classics:

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That said, he does like the idea of winning his first spring Classic. It’s a question of metering out his energy, though, with the specific demands of the one day races meaning that he would have to aim to be at a peak. If he’s also trying to do the same for the Giro and the Tour, it’s difficult for the body to be able to raise itself each time.

“I think I could win a Classic if I completely prepared to get one, but you have to consider what you would be risking,” he said. “To do that, I’d need to have more training that for stage races; they [the Classics] don’t rely on recovery, which is my best quality. There’s also the issue of spring allergies.

“The only year that I was well trained I rode at a good level, but the effort is very large and are not entirely compatible with the Tour de France.”
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nice picture of vino teaching Alberto ATTACK!

New profile pic right there
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New profile pic right there
that was my goal
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that was my goal
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