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Old 02-02-13, 16:05
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Default Who are the best/worst bike handlers in the peloton?

The title is self explanatory. List the best/worst bike handlers in the peloton.
Sagan, Cancellara, Gilbert are amongst the best.
Menchov, Schlecks, Gesink amongst the worst?
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Old 02-02-13, 16:08
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Bad : All Euskaltel riders except Sanchez ?
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Old 02-02-13, 16:23
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Well Soler comes into my mind for the worst.

Btw how is it with him?
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Old 02-02-13, 16:24
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Bad : All Euskaltel riders except Sanchez ?
good one
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Old 02-02-13, 16:32
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Well Soler comes into my mind for the worst.

Btw how is it with him?
Not funny.
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Old 02-02-13, 16:37
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Steven Kruijsivik- Great win for TJ and @BlancoCycling in TdU! Today I had a good downhill session with Oscar Saiz and @RGUpdate! #MotoGPstyle

nice to see gesink and SK getting some sessions on the downhill!

Soler was badly hurt. I dont think you should be making fun of him. He was involved in a bad accident.
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Old 02-02-13, 16:39
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The question is who's a bad bike handler, Miburo did nothing wrong nor was he making a joke.
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Old 02-02-13, 16:42
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Bad : All Euskaltel riders except Sanchez ?
Yeah, go and do a downhill race with the Izagirres.
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Old 02-02-13, 16:47
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Yeah, go and do a downhill race with the Izagirres.
Do you see the smiley : '''' ? It's usually used to represent sarcasm..

Obviously there are riders at Euskaltel that are very good bike handlers.

Still most of them are pretty bad. ''All'' was an exaggeration.
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Old 02-02-13, 16:48
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Tony Martin is not particularly good, is he?
Moncoutie was abysmal.
Machado has this thing about riding in the peloton, I take it that means he's not particularly good at handling the bike?

I'd guess that Boom is good, Contador is pretty amazing.
Basically all the sprinters are good bike handlers.

According to Paul Sherwen, a certain Texan is pretty decent at handling his bike across fields
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