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View Poll Results: Will Tony Martin reach a Top Ten overall finish at this year's Tour de France
For Sure 32 9.28%
Maybe 81 23.48%
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Old 02-19-13, 21:13
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Freire won Tirreno and Peta was second, Cancellara, Bettini and Dekker also won.
This Tirreno of 2013 will never be won by Tony. That's my point.

He may win other editions but he'll never beat this field. What has he proven against these guys?

Heck, he already lost time against the likes of henao in the algerve.
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If Tony wins Tirreno he'll be the first one to do a Algavre-Tirreno double
If Tony wins Tirreno he'll also take his place in my avatar until ever.
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not on this years route which is what BR is suggesting martin will do
He's riding P-N, so I'm not even talking about what BR tries to come up with.

I could see him win it in the future and Miburo was talking in general, not for this year.
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He's riding P-N, so I'm not even talking about what BR tries to come up with.

I could see him win it in the future and Miburo was talking in general, not for this year.
I was talking about this year, not in general. I thought that was obvious.

This discussion was going on in T-A 2013 thread a few hours ago.

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But thinking you can win against Contador/Froome and Evans on a stage race which isn't suited for him is ridiculous.
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He's riding P-N, so I'm not even talking about what BR tries to come up with.

I could see him win it in the future and Miburo was talking in general, not for this year.
He announced a programm change today and targets the GC of Tirreno this year!
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He's riding P-N, so I'm not even talking about what BR tries to come up with.

I could see him win it in the future and Miburo was talking in general, not for this year.
you to need to get up to date with your cycling pisti
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Tony better get 2 swimming coaches if he goes to sky. Maybe a fitness coach aswell. Mental Coach?

That never gets old lol
He is a very good cyclist who should be respected for how good he is in his discipline and he does have a good palmares in stage races (even if they are boring- except for ToB last year)
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Is there a better way to sit on a TT bike?
Tony's position is simply perfect this season.

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great picture, the new saddle with built in friction pads to stop slipping have helped. still prefer how cancellera looks on the bike thou.
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Is there a better way to sit on a TT bike?
Tony's position is simply perfect this season.
When you see it in motion it's not that great IMO, he rocks the bike quite a bit. Like the poster above I prefer Cancellara.
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