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View Poll Results: Best Uphill Sprinter From Those 4? (6-8%)
A.Valverde 11 11.11%
P.Gilbert 55 55.56%
J.Rodriguez 15 15.15%
P.Sagan 18 18.18%
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Old 12-19-12, 18:37
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boonen wasn't anywhere near as god as sagan was when he was 22. boonen was also a cobble rider. sagan is so much more
Trust me, the Boonen hype was pretty big back in 2005. Sagan might be so much more, but that doesn't mean much considering his focus remains Milan-San Remo, the Flemish classics and AGR. And if you don't believe me you can always look up his interviews for yourself I suppose.
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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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Old 12-19-12, 18:49
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boonen was 25 in 2005. sagan is something we've never seen before ever since perhaps god/vdb
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boonen was 25 in 2005. sagan is something we've never seen before ever since perhaps god/vdb
He was still 24 when he became world champ.

Sagan will be 23 very soon. And yeah like I said, let's wait a little before we call him the best for the next 10 years because we all know what happened to VDB. Sadly. So you kinda agree if you forget my analogy.
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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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Old 12-19-12, 19:27
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wasn't kreuziger supposed to be the next god back in 08 when he won the TdS only a month after turning 22?

to he honest with this eastern europeans guys i like to take it carefully
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2 kms @ around 8%? I'm sticking with JRod.
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on topic, imo gilbert is the best one on a normal year and on his 2011 he is the best by a laughable margin
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wasn't kreuziger supposed to be the next god back in 08 when he won the TdS only a month after turning 22?

to he honest with this eastern europeans guys i like to take it carefully
Sagan already won three Tour stages and the green jersey, and top 5 in 4 major classics. Even if he doesn't make any progress anymore, he'll still be a great cyclist.

Gilbert easily wins this imo. When he's on form nobody can hold his wheel on finishes like this.

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how about Simon Gerrans? Di luca ain't good anymore? Evans too old?

as far as the poll goes: Don Alejandro Valverde to me is the best uphill sprinter-he can do that during a GT, a week long race, classics -you name it.
Gilbert is very close to him, but panache is imprinted on the Spaniard
Sagan will take over in 2014
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how about Simon Gerrans? Di luca ain't good anymore? Evans too old?

as far as the poll goes: Don Alejandro Valverde to me is the best uphill sprinter-he can do that during a GT, a week long race, classics -you name it.
Gilbert is very close to him, but panache is imprinted on the Spaniard
Sagan will take over in 2014
So can Gilbert.
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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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oh my...guys,Gilbert is not better uphill sprinter than Sagan,Purito or Valverde.He is excelent in dropping them in high percentages(above 6%) but in sprint he wont win against them.

my ladder:
Valverde
Sagan
Purito
Gilbert
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what? quintana is already better climber than froome. see final stages of the tour and he's only 23. quintana is the best climber I've sene since pantani. he will become a legend
I am a fan of Afrank's hyping posts!
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