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View Poll Results: Who's sprint king come July
Mark Cavendish 135 88.24%
Andre Greipel 9 5.88%
Peter Sagan 6 3.92%
Other 3 1.96%
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i dont really understand the question

sprint king as in best sprinter in the world so entire palmares etc

or best sprinter in le tour or this season or something like that
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Where is Barry Markus ???
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a bit wet behind the ears still. Let him clock up some wins this season, then he may fit in the 'best new sprinter' poll.
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Flat sprints = Cav
Uphill sprints = Sagan
Flat sprints just after a hill = Greipel
Touché.

Cav may indeed be the best pure, flat, drag race sprinter of all time. In my opinion he lacks the "sexyness" of a Cipollini, but as far as pure, top end speed is concerned he's tops.
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i dont really understand the question

sprint king as in best sprinter in the world so entire palmares etc

or best sprinter in le tour or this season or something like that
Okay. My fault, I meant who will be best sprinter come this July. So tour yes but also the races between then and now...

Hope that cleats it up.
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Okay. My fault, I meant who will be best sprinter come this July. So tour yes but also the races between then and now...

Hope that cleats it up.
ok, I voted Greipel I like him but I also like cav. But Greipel is awesome
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I'm a big Cavendish fan, but I have to admit, Greipel did look stronger in last year's Tour overall to me, but he had a lot of factors in his favour.
On the stages that Greipel and Cavendish both contested the sprint, Cavendish won 3-1.

It's a good rivalry though (and actually more friendly than people think)
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Who would offer ante post odds better than evens on Cavendish winning on the Champs Elysees this year?

Answer your question?
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Who would offer ante post odds better than evens on Cavendish winning on the Champs Elysees this year?

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Anyone that does would be having a huge chunk of my hard earned money on. Certainly all British bookie's would have Cav at the shortest possible price.
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I think Cav has the potential to lose at least 2 sprints that he will be in and probably some to crashes.
Guardini, Kittel, Greipel and maybe even Farrar/ Renshaw/ Demare could get a stage on a flat sprint.

Sagan should be up there on those stages as well but i think with Greipel/ Cav having lead out trains he will be lucky to win on the flat. He, Degnkolb and Goss (hopefully) will then fight it out for some of the harder stages.

Goss, Degenkolb, Sagan, Greipel and Cav my top 5 in the green jersey with Cav the winner but the others all have a shot.
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