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Old 12-18-12, 16:45
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awesome news!

if only tour de san luis will be broadcasted live too
What? No, that is a race i am willing to rely totally on the radio broadcast for
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Old 12-19-12, 17:47
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Sky's classic's squad will most likely skip P-N and T-A this year. I'm not sure if that's a good idea to be honest. I can't remember any M-SR winners who didn't ride T-A or P-N...

Source: http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/...cs-riders.html
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Old 12-19-12, 17:54
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Sky's classic's squad will most likely skip P-N and T-A this year. I'm not sure if that's a good idea to be honest. I can't remember any M-SR winners who didn't ride T-A or P-N...

Source: http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/...cs-riders.html
Hm. Interesting. What EBH seems to be lacking, most of all, is the engine and toughness to function after 240+ k of hard racing. I wonder if skipping racing in the lead-up is really the solution.

But hey, it's worth the try.
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Old 12-19-12, 17:55
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Sky's classic's squad will most likely skip P-N and T-A this year. I'm not sure if that's a good idea to be honest. I can't remember any M-SR winners who didn't ride T-A or P-N...

Source: http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/...cs-riders.html
Sky has a classic team?
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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 12-19-12, 18:04
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It's been more visible than Quickstep's GC team...
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It's been more visible than Quickstep's GC team...
QS has no GC team for Grand Tours.

Their focus is:
Sprinter classics: great team with Tommeke and Cav.
Cobbled classics: arguably the best team for those kind of races.
Time trials: arguably the best time trial specialist among their ranks.
Sprints: the best sprinter is in their team.
Team Time Trials: well, they're World Champions aren't they?
Short stage races: won plenty of them last season. Tony Martin is capable of winning WT stage races à la Paris-Nice.

But what has QS to do with this? Aren't you a little Calimero.
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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 12-19-12, 18:14
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Yes, they have the best sprinter now. However, this year they were largely invisible in the grand tours. Unlike Sky in the classics.
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Old 12-19-12, 18:19
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Yes, they have the best sprinter now. However, this year they were largely invisible in the grand tours. Unlike Sky in the classics.
Yeah, but Sky has no Flecha now. We're talking about 2013, not 2012.

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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 12-19-12, 18:29
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Sky's classic's squad will most likely skip P-N and T-A this year. I'm not sure if that's a good idea to be honest. I can't remember any M-SR winners who didn't ride T-A or P-N...

Source: http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/...cs-riders.html
their preparation will be the top though, don't doubt the science

the man who will humiliate tommeke and fabian in 2013 cobbles classics, remember my words:

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/phot...-course/246467
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Old 12-19-12, 18:31
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Yeah, but Sky has no Flecha now. We're talking about 2013, not 2012.
uran is a top hilly classics rider. he also came in 2nd in olympics, which is a classic every 4 years imo and 3rd in lombardy this year. also henao will be top next year in the hills as well. he already showed tremendous promise
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