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Old 01-05-13, 13:49
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Default New stage race in Dubai from 2014

Dubai will host a stage race from 2014 onwards in the spring.

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/duba...-race-for-2014


RCS will be on board and will help in the organizing of the race.

Dubai wants a bigger and better race than Qatar and Oman, so it might be a World Tour race instead of a 2HC race.

Alberto Contador has already hinted he would start the race in 2014 He is enjoying the sprints in the desert.
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Dubai will host a stage race from 2014 onwards in the spring.

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/duba...-race-for-2014


RCS will be on board and will help in the organizing of the race.

Dubai wants a bigger and better race than Qatar and Oman, so it might be a World Tour race instead of a 2HC race.

Alberto Contador has already hinted he would start the race in 2014 He is enjoying the sprints in the desert.
I bet he would also enjoy the fat bonus he would get from starting the race
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Dubai will host a stage race from 2014 onwards in the spring.

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/duba...-race-for-2014


RCS will be on board and will help in the organizing of the race.

Dubai wants a bigger and better race than Qatar and Oman, so it might be a World Tour race instead of a 2HC race.

Alberto Contador has already hinted he would start the race in 2014 He is enjoying the sprints in the desert.
So it might be that RCS have started the great worldwide offensive against ASO?

Or maybe I'm just too optimistic
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Another useless race. Why can't the sheiks not support the European races like they do with football teams?
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I bet he would also enjoy the fat bonus he would get from starting the race
He might demand that Emirates personally sponsor him

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So it might be that RCS have started the great worldwide offensive against ASO?

Or maybe I'm just too optimistic
Acquarone's dream It seems so, but the ASO always seem to have one up their sleeve, who knows, they might start a new race in Baharain
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Another useless race. Why can't the sheiks not support the European races like they do with football teams?
I wouldn't mind if it's a 2HC race. At least the Expats might turn up to watch the race. ( The majority of the European expats are British though)
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Acquarone's dream It seems so, but the ASO always seem to have one up their sleeve, who knows, they might start a new race in Baharain
Perhpas they have something up their sleeve, but that is not Baharain. Not a safe place the next couple of years I am afraid
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well for the big cash, riders will go anywhere even in places where the usual bike riders are rode over by cars and then raped.

personally i'm very disappointed with the cocaine kingpins from south america who seems to not trust the uci. i want a world tour race for climbers in colombia.make it happen uci!
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Perhpas they have something up their sleeve, but that is not Baharain. Not a safe place the next couple of years I am afraid
I know, but the other Gulf state without a race is Yemen which is even worse.
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lol, another flat stage race in the sandbox.
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