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View Poll Results: Is Froome The only rider who can take down Contador in the tour?
Yes. 42 27.45%
No (specify which rider). 71 46.41%
Contador can't be taken down in the tour. 28 18.30%
Contador is lucky that Wiggins will ride the giro (lol option) 12 7.84%
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Regardless of the outcome, I only have good memories of Rasmussen. The way he and Contador attacked each other in 2007 was just one of the must brutal things I've ever saw: relentless, sharp attacks showing that any mountain was enough to distance the TT'ers. When Andy Shleck said Plateau Beille wasn't steep enough to attacks I could only remember Chicken vs Velasco in the same climb.
It was just an excuse because Frank was suffering like a dog and would have been dropped by quite a few guys in the front group, if not by all of them. Of course Andy could have won the stage.
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Regardless of the outcome, I only have good memories of Rasmussen. The way he and Contador attacked each other in 2007 was just one of the must brutal things I've ever saw: relentless, sharp attacks showing that any mountain was enough to distance the TT'ers. When Andy Shleck said Plateau Beille wasn't steep enough to attacks I could only remember Chicken vs Velasco in the same climb.
Too bad it was aided ride. Could have been great true story.
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what about micky rogers in the saxo train he will annihilate the sky train single-handedly

edit: zaman I will find a nice velasco avatar for you
Ah yes micky roggy with his knowledge of "marginal gains" and now working Riis a "brilliant Ds who is a great tactician and motivator" will be a tremendous factor



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Andy has to win it at some point, such a waste if he doesnt.
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Regardless of the outcome, I only have good memories of Rasmussen. The way he and Contador attacked each other in 2007 was just one of the must brutal things I've ever saw: relentless, sharp attacks showing that any mountain was enough to distance the TT'ers. When Andy Shleck said Plateau Beille wasn't steep enough to attacks I could only remember Chicken vs Velasco in the same climb.
that was awesome
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Birdsong will suprise everyone this July
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Birdsong will suprise everyone this July
Astana certainly hopes so. Maybe he can be this year's Brajkovic or maybe even Zubeldia. The anonymous top10 no one remember seeing in the race.
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Astana certainly hopes so. Maybe he can be this year's Brajkovic or maybe even Zubeldia. The anonymous top10 no one remember seeing in the race.
lol, exactly. every year you have at least one of those pathetic riders up there. or leipheimer doing the same but then finishing podium.
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Pierre Rolland will split Contador and Froome....@100/1 he is well worth a podium finish.
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Pierre Rolland will split Contador and Froome....@100/1 he is well worth a podium finish.
Not unless he's learnt how to TT
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