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Old 01-31-13, 21:38
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Default 2013 Tour of Qatar (3rd-8th February), 2.HC

2013 Tour of Qatar (3rd-8th February), 2.HC



Stage 1: Sunday, February 3, 143 km
Katara Cultural Village → Dukhan Beach
Stage 2: Monday, February 4, 14 km TTT
Al Rufaa Street
Stage 3: Tuesday, February 5, 143 km
Al Wakra → Mesaieed
Stage 4: Wednesday, February 6, 160 km
Camel Race Track → Al Khor Corniche
Stage 5: Thursday, February 7, 154 km
Al Zubara Fort → Madinat Al Shamal
Stage 6: Friday, February 8, 116 km
Sealine Beach Resort → Doha Corniche

Stage Profiles: _________________________________

Startlist: http://www.cyclingfever.com/editie.h...e_idd=MjM3ODk=

Other route and race info: http://www.letour.com/2013/TQA/COURS..._parcours.html
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Apart from the TTT this race is a sprinter snoozfest. But the wind adds some drama. A sandstorm during one of the stages would make it exciting too
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Ha ha, love your stage profiles info _____________________

I'll be wearing the KOM jersey for this one then
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Radioshack just announced the team they're sending and they can be considered favourites. They have Cancellara, Devolder, Gallopin, Irizar, Oliveira, Rast and Roulsten. The time trial isn't that long, 14Km.

LOL. King of the mountains jersey
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Radioshack just announced the team they're sending and they can be considered favourites. They have Cancellara, Devolder, Gallopin, Irizar, Oliveira, Rast and Roulsten. The time trial isn't that long, 14Km.

LOL. King of the mountains jersey
TTT is far too short to prevent whichever sprinter makes every eschelon from winning.
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EBH or Cav FTW overall.

Please do a gravel style stage in the future ffs.
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Way to quiet here today.

Who do people think will win the TTT?

How do people think Cance will do?

Who will win the race?

No Boonen this year, so which sprinter will win most? Cav? Guardini? Modolo?

If we get some good crosswinds, which sprinter can make the selection and survive to take the win?

Discuss.
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Way to quiet here today.

Who do people think will win the TTT?

How do people think Cance will do?

Who will win the race?

No Boonen this year, so which sprinter will win most? Cav? Guardini? Modolo?

If we get some good crosswinds, which sprinter can make the selection and survive to take the win?

Discuss.
Cav of course, on all questions, just getting ready for his MSR victory. And Fabian will do great.
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I remember Cancellara won a stage here once, but that was years ago. Qatar was still live on Flemish TV back then lol.
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Way to quiet here today.

Who do people think will win the TTT?

How do people think Cance will do?

Who will win the race?

No Boonen this year, so which sprinter will win most? Cav? Guardini? Modolo?

If we get some good crosswinds, which sprinter can make the selection and survive to take the win?

Discuss.
1) Sky or Radioshack

2) Top Ten, no podium.

3) EBH or G.

4) Cav or Modolo.

5) Degenkolb.
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