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Old 03-25-12, 19:49
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Default March 27-29: 36th KBC Driedaagse van De Panne - Koksijde (2.HC)

Last warmup before the Ronde for the cobblers



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Last 10 Winners:

2011 ROSSELER Sébastien
2010 MILLAR David
2009 WILLEMS Frederik
2008 POSTHUMA Joost
2007 BALLAN Alessandro
2006 HOSTE Leif
2005 DEVOLDER Stijn
2004 HINCAPIE George
2003 BELOHVOSCIKS Raivis
2002 VAN PETEGEM Peter

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1. ROSSELER Sébastien
2. WESTRA Lieuwe
3. KWIATKOWSKI Michael
4. CHAVANEL Sylvain
5. GRABSCH Bert
6. GRIVKO Andriy
7. MURAVYEV Dmitriy
8. FLENS Rick
9. VAITKUS Tomas
10. LEMOINE Cyril

March 27: Stage 1-Middelkerke - Oudenaarde (201.6 km)



March 28: Stage 2- Zottegem – Koksijde (216.1 km)

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March 29: Stage 3a- De Panne - De Panne (112.1 km)



March 29: Stage 3b- De Panne – Koksijde – De Panne (14.7 ITT)

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Could be another great result for Westra. Coming out of Paris-nice in good form. He should be able to do very well in the overall. Same with kwiatkowski. He would have won the Driedaagse-West Vlaanderen if it wasnt for the crash, but he could potentially win this one. Sagan will probably win a at least one stage having great form at the moment.
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Yep Westra would be my pick. Weather always plays a big factor in De Panne. If weather is good, best TTer wins it. If weather's bad, can be a much more selective parcours. Looking at the forecast I wouldn't rule out any of the Radioshack specialists - Sergent in particular.
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Westra said this is his next goal. Aside from his great Paris Nice form he has his sights set on revenge after last year anyway.

Last year he lost in the ITT but 1 day later it turned out he was sick. Barring any accidents they are going to have a hard time beating him
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Kwiatkowski or Chava to win.
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I'm little bit surprised to see Chavanel, Langeveld, Devolder and especially Sagan participating in this race. Pretty hard preparing for Ronde, don't you think
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I'm little bit surprised to see Chavanel, Langeveld, Devolder and especially Sagan participating in this race. Pretty hard preparing for Ronde, don't you think
Nah, it isn't. The real threat are the crashes and the wind.
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Wanna see Greipel go hardman again

His stage 1 victory last year was remarkable
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Wonder which one of these guys is gonna win it..

21 CHAVANEL Sylvain France
22 CHICCHI Francesco Italy
23 TERPSTRA Niki Netherlands
24 VAN KEIRSBULCK Guillaume Belgium
25 KWIATKOWSKI Michael Poland
26 DEVENYNS Dries Belgium
27 FENN Andrew United Kingdom
28 KEISSE Iljo Belgium

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