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Old 09-02-12, 16:23
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The big question is "Will Contador attack before the 3km?"
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Old 09-02-12, 16:24
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Didn't Heras gap Menchov downhill?

Or so the legend says, as I may have missed that bit or it wasn't on TV.
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Old 09-02-12, 16:26
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Purito for his fourth.
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Old 09-02-12, 16:27
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The big question is "Will Contador attack before the 3km?"
He won't attack cos purito will attack him
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Old 09-02-12, 16:28
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Didn't Heras gap Menchov downhill?

Or so the legend says, as I may have missed that bit or it wasn't on TV.
He did.

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Today Alberto might have played with Purito but Purito had no necessity to go full blast to close the gaps obv. Tomorrow a finish configuration suits Joaquim perfectly so I guess he'll win by 5-10 sec again.
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Old 09-02-12, 16:32
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The big question is "Will Contador attack before the 3km?"
All he has to do is have Saxo push the pace until the last 5km, and then do one big attack and sustain it, and he'll win La Vuelta. As simple as that.
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Old 09-02-12, 16:33
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Hope Contador can do it, doubtful though. Will have to attack earlier probably.
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Old 09-02-12, 16:35
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All he has to do is have Saxo push the pace until the last 5km, and then do one big attack and sustain it, and he'll win La Vuelta. As simple as that.
But he can't.

(Gee there we go again.)
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Old 09-02-12, 16:56
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But he can't.

(Gee there we go again.)
This short he can. In fact, he's been close to winning two stages, only to fade, but he wasted his chances with previous short attacks. He just has to commit to one devastating attack.
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