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View Poll Results: Who will win the 2013 Tour
Alberto Contador 61 63.54%
Cristopher Froome 25 26.04%
Andy Schleck 6 6.25%
Vincenzo Nibali 2 2.08%
Cadel Evans / Teehay Van Garderen 2 2.08%
Ryder Hesjedal 1 1.04%
Alejandro Valverde / Juan Jose Cobo 1 1.04%
Other (specify) 1 1.04%
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So the route was unveiled. An extensive food for thought was received for an off-season. So here we go. What do you think on who will win based on route and any other assumptions?
So you've ditched your legend and jumped ship to the alien? Never mind your guy will finish 2nd in Paris as usual

Contador to win, Froome 2nd as usual, Valverde to finish 3rd thanks to Quintana and Baby to DNF.
(This is ofc assuming these riders will still be around come TDF 2013.)
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In short, you vote for Rodriguez?
Not necessarily. I don't like the way you paired riders, like Evans/TJ. It should be one rider per line. In any case, it's too soon to vote.

PS: Nibali already said he's doing the Giro.
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I used to play poker a bit. Based on THIS picture:

http://velonews.competitor.com/2012/...e-dhuez_262414

I believe Contador has the best chance of winning. I'm thinking Froome will be #2 or 3, and the other podium spot will come from one of the less likely riders - like Teejay, or Purito. Schleck will do well to get top 10, and Wiggo will be focusing on the Giro and the Vuelta. Wiggo would have a hard time with this course. Evans won't make the top 10.
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I voted Froome because I hope Alberto will skip the tour
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I voted Froome because I hope Alberto will skip the tour
lol!

go flo!!!
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So you've ditched your legend and jumped ship to the alien? Never mind your guy will finish 2nd in Paris as usual

Contador to win, Froome 2nd as usual, Valverde to finish 3rd thanks to Quintana and Baby to DNF.
(This is ofc assuming these riders will still be around come TDF 2013.)
Well, sometimes I ought to be absolutely serious otherwise no one will talk to me. I highly doubt thatValverde will race.
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If Froome finds the same form like this years Tour it will be very close between him and Contador.

Would love to see A.Schleck return to form too and podium but I have a feeling Pinot could sneak 3rd.
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Epic victory for Andy.
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Only 32 km of time trialing Andy will lose big time on, this has got to be his best shot at winning the tour, if he ever wins it I think it will be this year. Logically though it will be:
1st- Contador
2nd- Schleck
3rd- Froome
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