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Old 11-24-11, 12:44
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Lets have Pla d adet, joux plain and Hautacum

Inevitably and rightly so alpe d huez, really want them to skip tourmalet for once its so overused, ventoux is pritty over rated the wind will often significantly impact on its ability to split the race up and produce time gaps that are meaningful

one other thing....please can we have some time bonuses
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Old 11-24-11, 12:46
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Question is will they do the same ole 6 cities of 1903 bit again or actually try and think of something new and memorable.
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Old 11-24-11, 13:23
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Corsica - hey that's close to Sardinia - might even hop across.
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Old 11-24-11, 13:31
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the colombians will feel well suited in corsica

although I'm sure they will try and look for some flat stages
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i would love and heard indeed some rumours about hautacam 2013!that would be too cool
also col de la madeleine from la chambre
probably we'll have alpe d'huez itt which is good.
mountain itt, yes please!
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Old 11-24-11, 14:06
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i would love and heard indeed some rumours about hautacam 2013!that would be too cool
also col de la madeleine from la chambre
probably we'll have alpe d'huez itt which is good.
Madeleine as an MTF?
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Old 11-24-11, 14:27
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Great news, but the cynism of the 5 posters above me is probably justified.

They will screw up
Well in my case, I wasn't saying it out of cynicism but a genuine sense of concern.

Corsica is economically depressed as it is. In two years' time, the fallout (pun with regard to Corsica's Chernobyl problems not intended) of today's problems will be fully recognisable, almost certainly exacerbating anti-Mainland sentiment.
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Yeah, it would be great to include Col de la Madeleine La Chambre D 213 as the final climb at least. As far as I know that side was never used though.
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Old 11-24-11, 14:40
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Well in my case, I wasn't saying it out of cynicism but a genuine sense of concern.

Corsica is economically depressed as it is. In two years' time, the fallout (pun with regard to Corsica's Chernobyl problems not intended) of today's problems will be fully recognisable, almost certainly exacerbating anti-Mainland sentiment.
don't worrie. in 2 years time the world will be a totally different and better place
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Old 11-24-11, 15:38
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i would love and heard indeed some rumours about hautacam 2013!that would be too cool
also col de la madeleine from la chambre
probably we'll have alpe d'huez itt which is good.
Hautacam would be logical. They will wait for a big number of fans for all stages, and the climb is one of the most accessible, as 10 km from the starting point, you're in plains. Plus Lourdes is no. 2 after Paris regarding hotel rooms.
Madeleine from la Chambre MTF would be the best they can do this Tour, IMO.
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