Originally Posted by trevim
Right now we're all assuming that it will be a battle of trains, Saxo vs Sky. I doubt Contador will want that kind of racing; he will probably prefer a very agressive pace on the first km so that he can attack after. A bit like Verbier style. It remains to be seen if that's enough to destroy the Sky train and to make Froome/Wiggins/another-random-Sky-GC-rider break.
Sky has to prove themselves in stopping Contador, not the other way around.
Besides Contador never needed a train. If he's at his normal level, he can win with a pretty weak team, eg. Giro 2011.