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Old 02-10-13, 19:40
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no and as always there is no signal on green mountain
we'll find out who won after half an hour. it will be awesome like in the 50's
We'll hear Contador attacks, Froome follows and then an hour later a photograph of a printed top 5 will appear on twitter. Love it.
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Old 02-10-13, 19:50
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Seems a shame when race threads move away from discussing the race and into slanging matches about the comparative merits of posters' favourite top riders.

I come here wondering who team leaders are likely to be, who people think will go well or just turn up for the training ride etc etc?

Oh well, I can but hope I suppose.

I like the Sagan v Gilbert question posed earlier for example.

How about the Kittel/Degenkolb mix? Kittel only any hope whatsoever for stage 1 & 6?

Is Goss going to get any stage wins at all?

Are any of the Italian sprinters actually going to be consistent for a change? Fortin to spring some surprises perhaps?

Is Gallopin going to podium again and a good bet for taking GC?

The list of discussion points could be endless...
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Old 02-10-13, 19:55
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We'll hear Contador attacks, Froome follows and then an hour later a photograph of a printed top 5 will appear on twitter. Love it.
And froome will later turn out to have actually been someone else.
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Old 02-10-13, 19:56
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Froome looks anorexic lol. Can't be healthy.
look at wiggo:



http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/phot...ampions/251772

nibali must be a little worried


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and he even says:

“I won’t be able to. I’m too heavy at the moment,” Wiggins said.


The Robot seems to be right on the track for the giro win. i wish someone could take him down but i'm afraid no one will stand a chance
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Old 02-10-13, 20:07
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look at wiggo:



http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/phot...ampions/251772

nibali must be a little worried


FA PAURAAA!


and he even says:

I wont be able to. Im too heavy at the moment, Wiggins said.


The Robot seems to be right on the track for the giro win. i wish someone could take him down but i'm afraid no one will stand a chance
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Nibali will make one of his useless attacks
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Old 02-10-13, 20:31
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Seems a shame when race threads move away from discussing the race and into slanging matches about the comparative merits of posters' favourite top riders.

I come here wondering who team leaders are likely to be, who people think will go well or just turn up for the training ride etc etc?

Oh well, I can but hope I suppose.

I like the Sagan v Gilbert question posed earlier for example.

How about the Kittel/Degenkolb mix? Kittel only any hope whatsoever for stage 1 & 6?

Is Goss going to get any stage wins at all?

Are any of the Italian sprinters actually going to be consistent for a change? Fortin to spring some surprises perhaps?

Is Gallopin going to podium again and a good bet for taking GC?

The list of discussion points could be endless...
I dont think gallopin will win the gc because of the green mountain. Another climber can easily put time into him. But i think he can win a hilly stage.
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Old 02-10-13, 20:36
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Do you think Sky intend to rehearse a train?
Honestly i cant stand sky's robotic trains anymore. I understand that this is what works for them but it is extremely boring and predictable. They signed another time trial ace in kiriyenka so basically they ll be riding a TTT up the green mountain. I hope contador and a few others derail this train.
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froomey is back in uber skinny mode

he's gonna win this race,hope for a showdown
LOL, Chris Horner should take both Froomey and Dombrowski to McDonald's.
Could finish with a box of Snicker's bars, I bet Horner would say.

(Man, has Dombrowski hit the big leagues, or what. Not that long out of high school, I think. Imagine on a training ride with Wiggo just behind you. They must have measured his watts/kg. At 6'1", 150 lbs only, it must be high.)

http://www.teamsky.com/gallery/0,274...0.html#photo=5

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I would have thought same about Gallopin but he hung in their last year on the Green Mountain, however this year i expect a much higher pace from Saxo, Katusha and Sky.

HArd to see past contador for me I will be betting on him.
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Old 02-10-13, 21:57
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Anyone know what time the first stage starts, GMT. Cheers.
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