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Old 02-11-13, 13:36
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as all genuises Andy relies on his talent. probably too much. but we have to see the ardennes at least.
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as all genuises Andy relies on his talent. probably too much. but we have to see the ardennes at least.
Andy can no longer rely on his talent, U23s can. Preparation and willing to suffer is the only way up.
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Old 02-11-13, 14:03
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Andy can no longer rely on his talent, U23s can. Preparation and willing to suffer is the only way up.
I agree with you basically. Though IMO talent is inside of a rider whatever his age. Talent just underlines how much easier one achieves something than other one.
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I agree with you basically. Though IMO talent is inside of a rider whatever his age. Talent just underlines how much easier one achieves something than other one.
I meant to say this: Andy can no longer rely just on his talent, U23s can.
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as all genuises Andy relies on his talent. probably too much. but we have to see the ardennes at least.
As potentially talented Andy is, he is certainly no genius on or off the bike. But yes, agreed, lets give him time to get ir right. Still very early.
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As potentially talented Andy is, he is certainly no genius on or off the bike. But yes, agreed, lets give him time to get ir right. Still very early.
Yeah, still plenty of time to learn how to shift without jamming his chain.
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as all genuises Andy relies on his talent. probably too much. but we have to see the ardennes at least.
You'll make more excuses after the ardennes anyways
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It's ok. Andy just preffers not to use volition on preparatory races. The hill required some extra efforts and he easily switched to the mode of training cadence.
He's going to post something like that when he fails at ardennes.
(That post was made after he got dropped on a 3rd cat climb at Dauphine)
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Old 02-12-13, 09:20
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He's going to post something like that when he fails at ardennes.
(That post was made after he got dropped on a 3rd cat climb at Dauphine)
That post is not for acrimonious posters who like hanging out in this thread. I post what I find necessary. Thanx.
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I would've thought that in all the years he's spent on the same team with Voigt that maybe a little of Voigt's professionalism and work ethic would have rubbed off but it appears not. Add to that the opportunity to learn from O'Grady and Cancellara. What has he been doing all these years?
Although rhetorically appointed, the explanations imposes by itself... He was busy partying and thinking he knows everything about the business. Just like most of successful lads in his age.
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