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Old 01-21-13, 06:36
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He could also easily follow Nibali on the Peyresourde.
They all seemed to be on the limit to me. He managed to close the gap with the help of Froome, yes, but I don't think he could have closed it by himself. Not that it matters, though, as Nibali was no threat and he would have caught him in the very straightforward descent.

But, like I said, in my opinion La Toussuire was the closest thing we got to a true high mountain stage. Pau - Bagneres suited the big engines more. Long valleys, not so hard climbs. Madeleine - Croix de Fer is something else entirely.
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I was out since yesterday. what happened and where? :P

this is most excellent news. goodbye wiggins
nothing happened actually. Only some journalist decided to cause all sort of havoc in the forums worldwide
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what's the lollish part? I don't understand
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what's the lollish part? I don't understand
Last climb with 71 to go I guess.
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Last climb with 71 to go I guess.
Oh. Isn't it usual for PN?
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1 team time trial, 1 individual time trial, 2 stages for sprinters, 2 stages for finisseurs and 1 mountain stage: this is the menu of Tirreno Adriatico 2013 (March 6th-12th), that will be unveiled on Monday January 28th! http://bit.ly/Wi3mtQ
And Contador, Evans, Nibali, Rodriguez, Wiggins between the protagonists...
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i suppose finisseurs are puncheurs.

not very surprising i guess, as every was already expecting something like this. the real question is: " how many stages over 240km?"

i am going with 3
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Old 01-21-13, 15:25
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i suppose finisseurs are puncheurs.

not very surprising i guess, as every was already expecting something like this. the real question is: " how many stages over 240km?"

i am going with 3
Would they call Rocca di Cambio a stage for "finisseurs" or a mountain stage?
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Would they call Rocca di Cambio a stage for "finisseurs" or a mountain stage?
finisseurs no doubt

the mountain stage is that one with lanciano.finish at chieti i guess
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i suppose finisseurs are puncheurs.

not very surprising i guess, as every was already expecting something like this. the real question is: " how many stages over 240km?"

i am going with 3
Seems like it could be a very balanced route based on the types of stages that they will have, but will have to wait until all the information is released to know for sure.
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