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Old 02-17-13, 17:57
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What happened to Dekker?


Oss will be a good leadout man and a good classics dom. Nothing else.
Im thinking Dekker wont be much of a factor in cycling anymore. Hope im wrong, its still early season.
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Old 02-17-13, 18:02
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Im thinking Dekker wont be much of a factor in cycling anymore. Hope im wrong, its still early season.
Garmin did some chasing today, as they weren't represented in the break. Dekker probably was the first in line, as he was already gone on GC.
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No, he doesn't win a lot... actually, why do people rate him?
He was 9th in MSR, that's a pretty good result. But he hasn't shown much else in the classics, BMC signed him mostly just for a good classic and sprint domestique. Can't see him getting to a level where he'll be given leadership in any of the big races though.
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Old 02-17-13, 18:16
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Well Oss was Sagan's best doemstique last year in classics in general ( it's not like that was hard in that Liquigas classics squad but Sagan has valued him very much so ). He's a really good dom right now, has potential to be more than a domesituqe. But we'll have to wait and see.
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Old 02-17-13, 18:24
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Im thinking Dekker wont be much of a factor in cycling anymore. Hope im wrong, its still early season.
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Old 02-17-13, 18:28
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He was 9th in MSR.
He was a total beast in MSR. Pulling for Nibali and then escorting Sagan to the finish.
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juanjo finished the race and did quite well

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Old 02-17-13, 19:16
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Is there a video from the finish somewhere?

Edit: found something http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dpsm4_cWnFM
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Old 02-17-13, 19:29
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Is there a video from the finish somewhere?

Edit: found something http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dpsm4_cWnFM
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Old 02-17-13, 20:27
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Vive la France! F*ck ze cyclists who are not from France, we only show ze Frenchies!


I wouldn't want to see Boom do an interview in French anyway
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