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Old 11-09-12, 21:06
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1. Sagan will win Milan-San Remo, Flanders and Amstel

2. Ryder will repeat his Giro win while Wiggins will get drop in the Stelvio stage

3. Cunego will win the Alpe d'Huez stage and the KoM (TDF)

4. Gesink will not crash in the Tour.


Here are last years bold predictions:
http://forum.cyclingnews.com/showthread.php?t=16075
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Old 11-09-12, 21:11
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1. Sagan will win Milan-San Remo, Flanders and Amstel

2. Ryder will repeat his Giro win while Wiggins will get drop in the Stelvio stage

3. Cunego will win the Alpe d'Huez stage and the KoM (TDF)

4. Gesink will not crash in the Tour.


Here are last years bold predictions:
http://forum.cyclingnews.com/showthread.php?t=16075
Number 4 is too risky .Anyway IMO Sagan will win MSR but not Ronde(Cancellara)
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Old 11-09-12, 21:14
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Boonen will win:

Het Volk, M-SR, E3, RVV, P-R and Paris-Tours.
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Old 11-09-12, 21:20
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Some of the best from last year:

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Ryder hesjedal not to top 5 at II Giro.
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Menchov to win the tour.

Gesink to win Lombardia.
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Which of these is the most likely to happen:

A French to podium on the TDF
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No Italian on the Giro Podium
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Gilbert winning less than five races next year?
The first one
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Old 11-09-12, 21:21
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Gesink will at least podium in a Grand Tour.
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Old 11-09-12, 21:32
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Andy schleck to finish a race
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Andy schleck to finish a race
Tour of Luxembourg?
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Old 11-09-12, 21:37
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Degenkolb to have a better season than Sagan.

You wanted bold, you got bold.
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Basso will win the Giro and then decides to retire.
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Lars Boom to win PR.
Sky to have an annus horribilis.
Cunego to win the Giro.
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