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View Poll Results: What will Valverde's impact be the cycling world in 2012
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Old 11-12-11, 04:28
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if the rumours that he has been training like a mad man over the last 2 years are true i can see him returning to his former self by the ardennes (if he races a heavy early season schedule to get some racing k in his legs) and really shale things up

him and costa will show gilbert and the schlecks how a real 1-2 tactic is done
In some racing mags (shows you where I'm at) in the past they said he did not used to train so hard... you know, go out for rides with the bro's instead of training rides. So, yeah, if that was true and he did what he did a couple years ago, and is now training like mad man... look out. That would be the Valverde I'd want to see.
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Looking forward to seeing him race again!
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2011 was a great season.

But there was something missing.

January 1st, it comes back

The most eagerly anticipated return in cycling history.

Alejandro "Piti" "El Imbatido" "El Bala" "Balaverde" Valverde.

Coming to the races you love this January.
Valverde's riding San Luís?
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But Valverde is the devil on wheels therefore I am allowed to be nasty towards his fans!
My avatar: the natural order of things. Valverde in front of Evans. Remember those days? *sniff*
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Thanks Hithch for this thread. For me, during the last 2 seasons, i've been watching races but with less interests. Starting January, cycling will become more exciting.
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I may just have to report every pro Valverde post as it clearly in the wrong sub forum.
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Old 11-12-11, 09:35
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Valverde's riding San Lus?

My avatar: the natural order of things. Valverde in front of Evans. Remember those days? *sniff*
those days will be back soon.
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Old 11-12-11, 09:37
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it will be interesting to see if valverde is up to the heads of state's racing speeds next year. hope so. probably more so in the one day races and perhaps one week stage races than GTs. but you never know. it seems as though he has been training quite seriously.

imo he's the most complete rider overall. if that makes me a fanboy so be it.
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I'm glad he's back - if it takes a while to get back to racing speed I am sure it will be worth the wait.
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Valverde will be wise to ride only the Vuelta and concentrate on the classics and one-week races the rest of the year.
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