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Old 01-26-12, 23:25
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Someone from BMC has to win this. Gilbert and Ballan last year were clearly strongest here and now they are on the same team.
GVA and Evans were also very strong in that race.
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This year it will even be live on Norwegian television but Sky's not invited
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GVA and Evans were also very strong in that race.
Yeah but Ballan was the rider they were probably riding for. Will Evans go this year???
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Yeah but Ballan was the rider they were probably riding for. Will Evans go this year???
I think so.

I was just making the point that those guys were also strong and could have featured in the results a lot higher (even though I think Greg did finish top 10 after his early break).
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Old 01-27-12, 08:09
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Ok 10 Chars.
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It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog

The Grand Boucle wasn't just Europe's for the taking.

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Isn't there an Italian Sky channel?
There is.
But it's not, imo, a direct RAI opponent, I don't think that's the reason.
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GILBERT!!! He might choose to give the win to ballan this time though. To gain favor from him so that ballan will work for him in RVV or MSR.
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Someone from BMC has to win this. Gilbert and Ballan last year were clearly strongest here and now they are on the same team.
.... is exactly why someone other than a BMC rider will win this.
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does anyone know if Cunego will start? would be a pity if not, he did really well last year

he is scheduled to do Paris-Nice the day after and last year very few riders (Hesjedal for example) did both
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Let's keep this as the 'official' thread?
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