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View Poll Results: Will Boonen Finds His Best Form For The RVV?
Yes. 20 31.75%
No. 9 14.29%
Too early, he'll only have it in Roubaix. 19 30.16%
He won't perform at all. 5 7.94%
He'll be already good at MSR, no problem. 10 15.87%
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Old 02-22-13, 16:53
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Tomorrow might shows us something. Like he said nothing can go wrong now or it's over.

He has 5 more weeks left, to be exact 37 days. Can he do it? Or will it be everything for roubaix instead.

He might think that. For Boonen winning roubaix is way easier than RVV. Competition is limited there.

Should he btw ride AGR? With the finish there might be some possibilities but i doubt he can even podium. Still it's time he does it at least one time
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With the new course for RVV, Boonen will only be able to win if in complete top form. I think he has enough time to gain form and win Roubaix.
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About AGR: He won't be anywhere near the front in the final, so of course he doesn't stand a chance.
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I think his form will be fine by RVV, but I don't think he'll win. He'll have Sagan, Cance, and Pozzato among others to compete with there. His best chance for a classic win this season will lie in Roubaix.
Agree with Netserk on AGR.
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About AGR: He won't be anywhere near the front in the final, so of course he doesn't stand a chance.
If they ride the final as in last year, then he might survive a while.

But yea of course he won't win but maybe if quick step needs WT points

Besides there have been always some rumors that he was gonna ride it (08?) and this year is a good oppurtunity.
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If they ride the final as in last year, then he might survive a while.

But yea of course he won't win but maybe if quick step needs WT points

Besides there have been always some rumors that he was gonna ride it (08?) and this year is a good oppurtunity.
He will most likely get dropped long before Cauberg, and in the rare case that he isn't, he will be total dead and dropped the second that they hit Cauberg.

If QS need worldtour points (why would they?) they have other riders that are better on hills than Boonen.
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i don think he can do it

+ i really think the new course suits Cancellara a lot (and not because he says so)
i predict a confident Cancellara W

i do hope he gets it together by P-R, and we'll see a good race there. i didnt like the previous 2 editions at all

tomorrow could answer a lot of questions though

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i don think he can do it

+ i really think the new course suits Cancellara a lot
i predict a confident Cancellara W

i do hope he gets it together by P-R, and we'll see a good race there. i didnt like the previous 2 editions at all

tomorrow could answer a lot of questions though
I loved last year's
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I do think he will be in good shape but he won't win Flanders or Roubaix. Cancellara will be very motivated after last year.

I think Cancellara will be unstoppable in Roubaix and Flanders could be something for Sagan.
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I loved last year's
i thought as much

i dunno.. it was all too easy
and the lack of cooperation behind frustrating
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