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View Poll Results: Who will win the 2013 Giro?
Wiggins 137 35.31%
Nibali 140 36.08%
Gesink 26 6.70%
Hesjedal 28 7.22%
Sanchez 12 3.09%
Basso/Scarponi 7 1.80%
Rujano 3 0.77%
Cobo/Capecchi/Intxausti 9 2.32%
A Colombian 10 2.58%
Other/Garzelli 16 4.12%
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Kennaugh is also down on the long list for sky
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Probably wiggins but more interesting if mountains are really made to count.. If not wiggins then gesink.
If the mountains are made to count, Dombrowski will win


All kidding aside, I hope he won't have to sacrifice himself completely... even if it's just his first pro year, he should be the favourite for the white jersey.
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Thanks for the hedge.
Scarponi/Basso will take the pink jersey.
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Kennaugh is also down on the long list for sky
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Saxo will have Majka IIRC

Nibali ftw!
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Chavanel for OPQS. He wants to ride the Giro, anyway.

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Strange decission...2 Italien Teams.... Last year aquarone also didnt hesitate to lease out aqua e sapone.... personallly i miss team netapp...You can tell meinen what you want but as a whole Team they are clearly stronger than colombia or bardiani csf
For me, it's not about the average team strength, but about the best riders on it for the key (mountain) stages in this race.
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machado, oliveira and kiserlovski will ride for the shack.

100% certain about the first 2 and the third also seems to be pretty much confirmed.
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Cobo and Nibali I don't mind the order
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More confirmed riders:

Orica: Durbridge (Goss more or less confirmed as well)
Saxo: Christensen
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