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View Poll Results: Best MTN Superdomestique of 2013
Roman Kreuziger (TSB) 14 14.00%
Richie Porte (SKY) 19 19.00%
Joseph Dombrowski (SKY) 5 5.00%
Janez Brajkovic (AST) 2 2.00%
Nairo Quintana (MOV) 34 34.00%
Steven Kruivswijk (BLN) 0 0%
Michael Rogers (TSB) 8 8.00%
Maxime Monfort (RSH) 3 3.00%
Sylvester Szmyd (MOV) 2 2.00%
Other 13 13.00%
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Old 01-30-13, 17:30
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Even if Contador is leading, he'll be more comfortable with a less regular pace than the Sky boys, so the onus will remain on them to set a high pace and limit as far as possible the scope for accelerations which can be sustained.

Strange, at the TDU roles were reversed with you insisting Sky would have to do all the work, but we can both see how that actually played out.
Yes, it seems Blanco overestimated Geraint a little. Although in the part I've seen (2 climbs of Willunga Hill) Sky did most of the work

Have you watched the Vuelta? What team went for the jugular from day one?
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Brajko will make Wiggo and the rest hurt in the italian mountains this May, just wait and see
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Yes, it seems Blanco overestimated Geraint a little. Although in the part I've seen (2 climbs of Willunga Hill) Sky did most of the work

Have you watched the Vuelta? What team went for the jugular from day one?
OK, I watched the whole stage, it was Rabo doing the break chasing and then Sky trying to calm things on the climb.

And yes, I watched the Vuelta and the Tour. I also watched Sky sign Kyrienka, Cataldo, Lopez, & Dombro, so I think anyone who thinks they intend to be less controling of mountain stages than last year will have an unpleasant surprise.
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OK, I watched the whole stage, it was Rabo doing the break chasing and then Sky trying to calm things on the climb.

And yes, I watched the Vuelta and the Tour. I also watched Sky sign Kyrienka, Cataldo, Lopez, & Dombro, so I think anyone who thinks they intend to be less controling of mountain stages than last year will have an unpleasant surprise.
That's their Giro team. Yes, that race will be one boring Sky procession. I just hope Wiggo has what it takes on the multiple mountain stages.
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Last year they won the GT they controlled the hell out of, and didn't win the others.

In the off season they signed so many climbers their squad balance is now utterly stupid.

It just seems obvious to me they've taken a lesson from the first statement above and begin putting it in to action in the 2nd.
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Caruso for Nibali
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Caruso for Nibali
doubtful as they don't even race for the same team

i am going with kreuziguer
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Others could be Kiriyenka for Wiggins, Henao for Froome, Roche for Contador, Tiralongo for Nibali, Kelderman for Gesink, Geniez for Pinot, Landa/Antón for Sánchez, Ulissi for Scarponi...
What about Wiggins for Froome
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Noval will probably also be there in the high mountains

(someone had to do it)
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Noval will probably also be there in the high mountains

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There should be a separate poll for who the best Bodyguard is
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