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View Poll Results: Will ____ ever win a grand tour?
A Schleck* 45 34.35%
F Schleck 3 2.29%
Froome 109 83.21%
Scarponi* 1 0.76%
Rodriguez 58 44.27%
Samu Sanchez 11 8.40%
VDB2 8 6.11%
Gesink 29 22.14%
Rujano 5 3.82%
Kreuziger 11 8.40%
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Old 02-18-13, 22:01
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With a promising crew of younger riders coming through, have these guys missed their shot? Most of these guys have multiple podiums - okay VDB2 doesn't but he's just missed out a couple of times at the Tour. Same with Gesink but we had to have at least one Belgian and Dutchie in the mix. Just kind of threw Kreuziger in for the hell of it.

Select as many riders as you like.

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Froome
J-Rod
A Schleck

The rest will have to get very lucky and some don't have a chance.
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Only Froome.
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Only Froomey.
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Only Froomey.
Yes I agree with you.

I was initially going to say just "yup" but that would have been totally unacceptable wouldn't it???
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Froome and Rodriguez.

Andy is a lost cause. The rest is past it, or doesn't have the talent.
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Couldnt vote. "None of them" is not an option ...
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Yes I agree with you.

I was initially going to say just "yup" but that would have been totally unacceptable wouldn't it???
yup

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Come May, you'll be forced to take Bobby's name off this list.
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Come May, you'll be forced to take Bobby's name off this list.
So Vincenzo's not your horse for the Giro?

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Couldnt vote. "None of them" is not an option ...
How about Tejay?
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