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Old 02-17-13, 14:47
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they have nothing to lose, but Anton didn't seem in form yet. And Movistar is too strong to break up from long distance with Quintana AND Valverde
well, some of these guys better look at the result today and make an alliance somehow. Must be others at 25s+. Let Mollema etc sit in the Movistar train meanwhile.
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He's quite explosive, yes that other prologue had a hill in it but the effort is similar.
who? VDB?

no...
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Old 02-17-13, 15:04
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21 7QUINTANA, Nairo COL MOV a 14"

wow!!!

6 km flat, totally unsuitable to quintana in his first race. seem he worked even more on his timetrial
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Old 02-17-13, 15:09
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21 7QUINTANA, Nairo COL MOV a 14"

wow!!!

6 km flat, totally unsuitable to quintana in his first race. seem he worked even more on his timetrial
Great result,I hope he is ready for mountains too!

Ryo,do you know what his schedule looks like?

edit: probably PN after this ,huh?
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what? quintana is already better climber than froome. see final stages of the tour and he's only 23. quintana is the best climber I've sene since pantani. he will become a legend
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Old 02-17-13, 15:11
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Yes, he says he isn't. But if you look at him, and look at the climbs/efforts he's best at, he's better at shorter climbs and shorter time trials. He has never even made the top-10 in a long TT.

He doesn't get better as the effort lengthens.
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Old 02-17-13, 15:21
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Yes, he says he isn't. But if you look at him, and look at the climbs/efforts he's best at, he's better at shorter climbs and shorter time trials. He has never even made the top-10 in a long TT.

He doesn't get better as the effort lengthens.
His worst climbing performances are usually also on the longest climbs (FE tourmalet, madeleine)
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Great to see that Porte has rediscovered his 2010/11 climbing form. Hope he can keep it for the rest of the Tour and year.
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Yes, he says he isn't. But if you look at him, and look at the climbs/efforts he's best at, he's better at shorter climbs and shorter time trials. He has never even made the top-10 in a long TT.

He doesn't get better as the effort lengthens.
IIRC he did quite well on Mende in '10.
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21 7QUINTANA, Nairo COL MOV a 14"

wow!!!

6 km flat, totally unsuitable to quintana in his first race. seem he worked even more on his timetrial
Ahhhh! Look at that.. This boy has done some extra homework this winter and it shows.. This is a good promise of a dangerous duo for later races.. great result
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Old 02-17-13, 19:16
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EL Gorrion de cazona?
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Valverde finding his form! great
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