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Old 03-05-12, 09:38
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What??? Ballan couldn't fight his way out of a paper bag, He'll never win a classic/semi classic race against any kind of half decent group like we saw today. He doesn't have the guts or the brains to win without prep.
He clearly did not have the legs to respond to Superman but even so he has won a WC ( admittedly no one wanted to tow Cunego ) but he still won that race with brains.
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A review/teaser that I just made. Hope you enjoy it!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eu35LeiNvXw
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Thanks gave me goosebumps....I can hardly wait for the season to begin!!!
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A review/teaser that I just made. Hope you enjoy it!
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One of the prettiest one-day races in cycling, nice, thanks!
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Agree- Thanks for putting this together
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I can hardly wait for the season to begin!!!
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A review/teaser that I just made. Hope you enjoy it!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eu35LeiNvXw
Grazie mille! I did a bike tour in that area in May. Lovely place, especially great that the race finishes in the piazza del Campo in Siena. We rode some of these roads, not the strada bianche, but we went through Gaiole one day on a loop from Radda. Then we stayed 3 nights in Siena and did loop rides from there. Totally fell in love with Tuscany. Would love to be there for the race although I'm sure the weather is not as nice in March as what we had in May.
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Grazie mille! I did a bike tour in that area in May. Lovely place, especially great that the race finishes in the piazza del Campo in Siena. We rode some of these roads, not the strada bianche, but we went through Gaiole one day on a loop from Radda. Then we stayed 3 nights in Siena and did loop rides from there. Totally fell in love with Tuscany. Would love to be there for the race although I'm sure the weather is not as nice in March as what we had in May.
usually not, but this year it was sunny with like 28 C
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The season is under way.

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Great review, Eshnar.


The second greatest race of the calendar, with the best soundtrack composer ever. As good as it gets.
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