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View Poll Results: Best rider of the year?
B.Wiggins 94 35.34%
J.Rodriguez 104 39.10%
T.Boonen 43 16.17%
Vino 12 4.51%
other 13 4.89%
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Old 09-29-12, 15:45
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Why on earth does Purito lead the poll
Victories: A Monument, a semi-classic and a bunch of stage wins.

Win wise he isn't really any more impressive than Cav in '09
Because he just won Lombardia, and now leads the world tour.
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Wiggins has won the Tour, but he can't win a race that lacks a TT. Also after the Olympics he hasn't shown any kind of form or motivation.

Boonen and Purito have had solo and sprint wins in many kinds of races, but Purito has the upper hand imho. He's podiumed two GT's, plus 5(!) stage wins, and he's just added a monument to his palmares. Boonen hasn't won any important race since Roubaix.

So Purito has to take this, especially since he's my favourite rider
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It's so cool to remember everyone that this is not a men's cycling only forum. Thank you for doing that again.
That's what i feel.. thank you back.You are so cool for thanking me.
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3x World Cup events
The toughest stage race on the calendar, with 5x stage wins
1x Olympic Gold medal
2x World championship jerseys
5x other one day race wins
3x other stage race wins (with a combined 5x stage wins)

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Vos.

If just mens, its a hard one.

Lets just say if Purito had Chris Froome slaving for him he would have won a gt too.
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for ****'s sake.. not bloody vos again..

Buzz Killington approves

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wiggo

but i voted vino
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for ****'s sake.. not bloody vos again..

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If people will persist on omitting her from the poll, people will persist in giving her write-in votes, because she's worthy.

I also considered nominating Alessandro Zanardi. Not as the absolute #1 rider of the year, but I'd probably put him in the top 10 or 20.
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Jason Kenny for handing Bauge his ****, then not rising to the bait from that doper in the press conference.

Owned.
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It's the professional road racing forum.
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horrible. boonen just the same guy as years before and this course is too hard for him. that's why he rode like a coward there were at least 3 guys stronger than boonen today and none of them won: sagan, ballan, pozzato
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