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View Poll Results: Rank the three GTs
1st Giro, 2nd Tour, 3rd Vuelta 36 40.00%
1st Giro, 2nd Vuelta, 3rd Tour 29 32.22%
1st Tour, 2nd Giro, 3rd Vuelta 7 7.78%
1st Tour, 2nd Vuelta, 3rd Giro 8 8.89%
1st Vuelta, 2nd Giro, 3rd Tour 8 8.89%
1st Vuelta, 2nd Tour, 3rd Giro 2 2.22%
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Old 01-14-13, 22:11
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Default Which 2013 GT has the best route?

Now that we saw all of them (even though we didn't see ALL the Tour route yet...), which one do you like it the most?
And which is the worst? Discuss and rank the GTs.
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The Giro I guess. Good amount of mountain stages, hilly/punchy stages, some flat stages and a long time trial.

Although I've kinda forgotten all about the Tour route already.
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All of them are pretty bad and quite even this year, but I like the TdF philosophy better, despite that hideous last mountain stage.

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I think all three are better than last year, that's the most important thing.
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Giro vuelta tour.
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All of them are pretty bad and quite even this year, but I like the TdF philosophy better, despite that hideous last mountain stage.

Tour-Giro-Vuelta if forced to rank them.
not sure what philosophy you're talking about

anyway, it's Giro/Vuelta/Tour for me, but none of them is particularly good. Better than last year, though.
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They all kinda suck.

Giro is probably the least bad of the lot.

Don't really see why Vuelta is better than the Tour though.
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They all kinda suck.

Giro is probably the least bad of the lot.

Don't really see why Vuelta is better than the Tour though.
I just couldn't decide, so I penalised the Tour for being the 100th edition.
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They all kinda suck.

Giro is probably the least bad of the lot.

Don't really see why Vuelta is better than the Tour though.
For making 2 times up a meh 14km climb sound like the hardest stage in gt history.
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They all kinda suck.

Giro is probably the least bad of the lot.

Don't really see why Vuelta is better than the Tour though.
The Vuelta set our expectations to "minimal" so gets praised for being better than anticipated even though it's still far from being "good", whereas the Tour hyped itself up to be actually good and screwed us around with those rumours of doing something interesting like a Pierre-Saint-Martin finish only to deliver the same tired old crap.
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