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View Poll Results: If Contador rides the giro, will wiggins still ride it?
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Old 01-20-13, 18:22
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For a guy with the ego of Wiggins it is plain impossible to back up after saying he's going for the Giro as primary goal.
Yeah, he'll start. I doubt he finishes it though if it turns out that his climbing isn't good enough to win the overall.
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That is a pretty big if. While we know AC shows up to win.
Contador can be different too. They both may be different. Yes, if Contador will show up at the 2009 Tour level, it is extremely difficult to imagine Wiggins winning. But to say 'Wiggins has no chance' is way over.

IMO, people generally underrate defensive riding that Wiggins promotes, confusing visual show and effectiveness. It is like blanket stereotype which I can not understand. True, Wiggins is dependent on the team rider, but people tend to absolutize this. Nonetheless, all that was discussed numerous times and I have nothing new to say.

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Old 01-20-13, 18:31
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Yes.

And if Contador doesn't ride the Giro, I think Wiggins will backoff too.
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For a guy with the ego of Wiggins it is plain impossible to back up after saying he's going for the Giro as primary goal.
I think Eshnar is spot on.
There's no way he's gonna skip it. And if he does it's gonna be awkward.
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I pressed a different option than I had intended

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The newly knighted, and already arrogant Wiggins will never back off. If anything, he'll add Froome to his train. Game on!

Miburo: your poll streak is still intact.
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He'll get crushed in the Giro, which will hurt his ego so much he'll become addicted to alcohol again.
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Old 01-20-13, 21:03
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What?? Do you think Wiggins is afraid of Contador?
Last year Wiggins was at another level
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What?? Do you think Wiggins is afraid of Contador?
Last year Wiggins was at another level
Of boredom?
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For a guy with the ego of Wiggins it is plain impossible to back up after saying he's going for the Giro as primary goal.
I am of the opinion that Wiggos arrogance trumps all and he will think that he can change his mind about anything and no one has the right to question.
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