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Old 01-22-13, 18:46
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He can sprint. His team will ride on the front all day with 420+ W av., no escape possible.
he's unexplosive. he isn't a great steerer or downhiller and he has never proven to be able to go 200km+
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Old 01-22-13, 19:13
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he's unexplosive. he isn't a great steerer or downhiller and he has never proven to be able to go 200km+
While mostly true, he did finish 25th in Paris Roubaix. That definitely shows he can go 200+ km
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Old 01-22-13, 19:17
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I think he improved a lot on that, and this year he is even better
Wasnt him that trained i don't know exactly how much,i think it was like 9 h/w before?
Now he is training like a real road cyclist doing 30h+/w
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Old 01-22-13, 19:38
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he's unexplosive. he isn't a great steerer or downhiller and he has never proven to be able to go 200km+
In the Olympic RR he did 50 kms of chasing in total, yet he still managed to only lose about half a minute on the peloton.
He still has to show he can compete for the win in classics, but he should have the required endurance.
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Old 01-22-13, 20:52
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Ah man, why did you close the thread parullo?

He still might break his collarbone lol
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Old 01-22-13, 20:55
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logistics my friend, we can reopen it if he breaks his collarbone

also hint: 2 r's and 1 l
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Old 01-22-13, 21:18
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logistics my friend, we can reopen it if he breaks his collarbone

also hint: 2 r's and 1 l
I'll hold you that
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Old 01-22-13, 23:54
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I forgot to post this from one of our Scottish Sunday's:

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/enterta...h-paul-1530695

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Old 01-22-13, 23:59
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I forgot to post this from one of our Scottish Sunday's:

http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/enterta...h-paul-1530695
And, yes I know, slightly off topic but hey ho
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Old 01-23-13, 04:18
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While mostly true, he did finish 25th in Paris Roubaix. That definitely shows he can go 200+ km
not really indicative, he was a very different rider then.

I think it's pretty cool wiggo is aiming for the giro, will be even better when he - hopefully, unlikely - get's whopped
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