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Old 02-02-13, 19:00
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and from today's peloton, yes i think sagan is the best. he's just crazy. losing the pedal than winning the sprint,crazy stuff
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and from today's peloton, yes i think sagan is the best. he's just crazy. losing the pedal than winning the sprint,crazy stuff
+1, also him avoiding crashing in the 2012 Tours prologue, some of the most impressive handling I've seen.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLvTzk72vk4 (at 4:48)
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best or worst?
because he had his bad days(that time trial was a curse) that doesn't mean he was terrible.far from it

hearing all the stories,i really think soler was unfortunately maybe the worst i was rewatching plateau de beille one of these days and he almost crashed in both alberto and rasmussen....uphill!

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at least until he came back...
I remembered that vod

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gr89ku-K2WU

It really hurts to see him screaming
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Old 02-02-13, 19:40
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My vote would be for the rider that bunny hopped over Cav at the Giro last year.
Elia Favilli.

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I remembered that vod

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gr89ku-K2WU

It really hurts to see him screaming
I was too sad that day
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Old 02-02-13, 20:00
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Sagan. Hands down.

The man is Il Falco-esque.
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Old 02-02-13, 20:05
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Sagan hunting down Cunego on that descent in Suisse in 2011 was incredible. Can definitely see the Falco comparisons!

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best or worst?
because he had his bad days(that time trial was a curse) that doesn't mean he was terrible.far from it

hearing all the stories,i really think soler was unfortunately maybe the worst i was rewatching plateau de beille one of these days and he almost crashed in both alberto and rasmussen....uphill!

one of the best:


at least until he came back...
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Rasmussen was actually a pretty good descender on his various long mountain raids. Soler didn't do so bad on the Galibier descent considering the firepower that was hunting him down. Other than that he did seems accident prone.

Lance is certainly worth a mention too. Aside from everything else it's no coincidence he never seemed to crash.
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Old 02-03-13, 00:47
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I nominate Cavendish in both categories.
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Best: Peter Sagan
Worst: Tyler Farrar
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Sagan, hands down + he's fearless.
Menchov, the worst.
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Evans and Gilbert are very good. Sagan and Renshaw as well. I used to think McEwen was one of the best. The worst are too obvious.
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