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Old 02-07-13, 13:54
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Don't know or Fuglsang will ride here:

http://www.cyclismactu.net/news-sais...nce-30022.html

Also Rogers & Tony Martin will ride.
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Old 02-07-13, 14:26
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Don't know or Fuglsang will ride here:

http://www.cyclismactu.net/news-sais...nce-30022.html

Also Rogers & Tony Martin will ride.
Haven't seen that, he may not ride then. I was just going from cyclingfevers startlist.

Might have some good sprints as well; so far Viviani, Bouhanni, Ferrari, Boonen, and Kittel all listed on the startlist.
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Old 02-07-13, 14:35
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How could anybody like this route better than Tirreno-Adriatico?

Terrible, terrible route.
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Old 02-07-13, 14:36
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I like this course more than that of Tirreno - Adriatico.
at least tell us why...
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at least tell us why...
yea I don't understand it either
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Froome see's how Contador is already dressing himself in yellow in anticipation for July, how he rides with no helmet without fear, how he and his loyal second in command Kreuziger have grown thin, how he takes on the sprinters in a bunch sprint, and how Contador has given previews of what others will face in July in the form of Giro 2011 pictures....

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Old 02-07-13, 14:46
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The stage into Saint Vallier is good. The final stage is a nice finale.

The mountain stage would be good if it weren't supposed to be the queen stage. It is a bit meh for a stage that is meant to be decisive. At least it is better than the Mende debacle last year for a queen stage.

They don't show all the stages on the website. Maybe one or two of the other stages are a bit tricky.
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Old 02-07-13, 14:50
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at least tell us why...
No stupid ttt, very nice uphill finish, better itt for conclusion than in T-A.
As I said, T-A field would bring more excitement on this route than on T-A.
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Old 02-07-13, 14:51
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No stupid ttt, very nice uphill finish, better itt for conclusion than in T-A.
And the MTF of Tirreno isn't nice?
and what about the other stages?
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Old 02-07-13, 14:57
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No stupid ttt, very nice uphill finish, better itt for conclusion than in T-A.
As I said, T-A field would bring more excitement on this route than on T-A.
I rather see them all ride TA, very nice route
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Old 02-07-13, 15:22
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And the MTF of Tirreno isn't nice?
and what about the other stages?
Did I say MTF of Tirreno isn't nice?
I said the final itt is better in P-N for expected T-A field.
Other stages pretty much equal. Some opportunities for sprinters and breakers. Although all stages aren't published yet, stage 4 promises nice mix of non-GC stages. Stage 6 should provoke an epic breakaway or daring jump.
All in all, I like it more than T-A.
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