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Old 11-16-12, 13:13
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Lol, this year was horrible weather as well and he could also take huge advantage on the downhill - he just crashed.

San Fermo della Bataglia is 2.2km with an average gradient of 8.2%. That's very similar to Willunga hill for starters.
he was already dropped, he sure as hell had no chance in winning. only you think otherwise, how strange
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Old 11-16-12, 13:30
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Yes, and Valverde already got dropped at Saint Nicholas by Gilbert in 2010 yet managed to beat him in the sprint at the end.

Try and make some sense will you. Plenty of people think otherwise and if he's good next season he will once again be one of the big favorites.

Cancellara also got "dropped" at the Koppenberg at the Ronde in 2010 by the way.

Maxim Iglinsky got dropped by Nibali at the Roche aux Faucons. It seems you lack any sense of how racing really works.
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horrible. boonen just the same guy as years before and this course is too hard for him. that's why he rode like a coward there were at least 3 guys stronger than boonen today and none of them won: sagan, ballan, pozzato
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Old 11-16-12, 14:46
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Daniel Freibe: "Rui Costa (the cyclist, not the ex-footballer) named Portuguese sports person of the year, ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo (via @AlexandreMignot)"


https://twitter.com/friebos/status/269373533031907328
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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
I am a fan of Afrank's hyping posts!
Excuse me for my English
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Old 11-16-12, 14:48
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This is just because no one can't stand Ronaldo's soap opera in Portugal
Has to be. One of the best players in the biggest sport in the world loses to a reasonable cyclist.
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Old 11-16-12, 14:51
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Has to be. One of the best players in the biggest sport in the world loses to a reasonable cyclist.
more like people were tired of giving it to ronaldo every year so they decided to vote for some1 else.
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Old 11-16-12, 19:05
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Telenet new co-sponsor for Lotto-Belisol next season. With a possibility of 2 more years after that.
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horrible. boonen just the same guy as years before and this course is too hard for him. that's why he rode like a coward there were at least 3 guys stronger than boonen today and none of them won: sagan, ballan, pozzato
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Telenet new co-sponsor for Lotto-Belisol next season. With a possibility of 2 more years after that.
Don't recall significant new signings for next year, so will this result in a reduction in contribution from Lotto or Belisol?

(always nice to see a new sponsor these days)
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Lol, Telenet better put their money in their mobile and internet products than a cycling team with all the complaints i'm hearing
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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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Don't recall significant new signings for next year, so will this result in a reduction in contribution from Lotto or Belisol?

(always nice to see a new sponsor these days)
Not sure, but Telenet will support Lotto-Belisol financially. Perhaps they'll use the additional money to buy new riders next year. Most riders already have a contract now.

http://www.wielerflits.nl/nieuws/204...o-belisol.html
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horrible. boonen just the same guy as years before and this course is too hard for him. that's why he rode like a coward there were at least 3 guys stronger than boonen today and none of them won: sagan, ballan, pozzato
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Lol, Telenet better put their money in their mobile and internet products than a cycling team with all the complaints i'm hearing
They already sponsor a cyclocross team and some cyclocross races. Also active as sponsors in football: Club Brugge(money waste) and KV Mechelen.

Their mobile department is not really important compared to their internet and digital/analogue cable services.

The only complaint I have about my telenet internet is the price I have to pay each month. So, now at least it's put to good use lol.
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horrible. boonen just the same guy as years before and this course is too hard for him. that's why he rode like a coward there were at least 3 guys stronger than boonen today and none of them won: sagan, ballan, pozzato
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