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Old 02-28-12, 19:48
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Sat March 3. Seems like there should be a thread for this one...
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I'm looking past Gilbert and seeing Sagan
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Old 02-28-12, 20:01
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1. Gilbert
2. Cancellara at 0:04
3. Sagan
4. Ballan
5. Visconti
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Old 02-28-12, 20:10
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I'm in love with this race- the scenery is absolutely breath taking- i'd dare to say is as equal in beauty as Flanders-but just with Italian flavour

I wish we can see a winner apart from Gilbert-I hope Ballan gets this one at last-or somebody else. So looking forward to this race.

Edit: the past editions haven't had live broadcasting-are we getting the same this Year?
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Old 02-28-12, 20:41
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I'm in love with this race- the scenery is absolutely breath taking- i'd dare to say is as equal in beauty as Flanders-but just with Italian flavour

I wish we can see a winner apart from Gilbert-I hope Ballan gets this one at last-or somebody else. So looking forward to this race.

Edit: the past editions haven't had live broadcasting-are we getting the same this Year?
Sport-livez is showing a live feed according to their schedule. Happy day!
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Old 02-28-12, 20:43
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It should be live on Eurosport 2.
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Great race. Looking forward to this one.
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Old 02-28-12, 20:53
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Don't think Gilbert has the shape actually, although he doesn't need much shape to win a race like this. Would be funny if BMC remains winless at least.

I think Cancellara will get it, although he'll probably need a gap before the last hill. Either way, I'm really excited for this race. One of the best races of the season and it's live on Norwegian television (but since the organizers decided Sky/EBH didn't deserve an invite it won't get many viewers!).

Oh, and please let there be rain, although it will be awesome nonetheless!
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Should be a great race, looking forward to it.
Watch out for Dan Martin, but BMC are clear favourites with Gilbert and Evans
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It should be live on Eurosport 2.
I had a brief check of the listings, it's such a shame that they've only scheduled one hour of coverage. Surely, this race warrants at least another hour to help set the scene?
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Old 02-29-12, 00:26
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Cunego ftw.

Theres not much that can surprise me from Sagan but I would be surprised to see him win this.

As for skiing, well at least its not some 10th tier tennis event.
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