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Old 12-19-12, 22:21
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Old 12-20-12, 10:17
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Any idea who that is?
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Old 12-20-12, 10:37
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Any idea who that is?
An Aussie who rides for GreenEdge would be my guess.

EDIT: I think it is Adam Hansen (Lotto), 'cause if his room mate is JVDB then it matches with the *name* doping part.

So I think it is the room mate of JVDB, and since it is an Aussie site, my guess is Adam Hansen.
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Old 12-20-12, 10:55
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An Aussie who rides for GreenEdge would be my guess.

EDIT: I think it is Adam Hansen (Lotto), 'cause if his room mate is JVDB then it matches with the *name* doping part.

So I think it is the room mate of JVDB, and since it is an Aussie site, my guess is Adam Hansen.
If that's true, he's wrong about Vandenbrouck, but that's a clinic story.

Anyway, stupid story. Here we go again, the good teams are all English-speaking so nothing to see here. Stupid xenophobe reasoning, bashing the Russians in the process. Hello Mr. anonymous, who was the biggest doper of the last decade-and-a-half?
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Old 12-20-12, 10:56
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An Aussie who rides for GreenEdge would be my guess.

EDIT: I think it is Adam Hansen (Lotto), 'cause if his room mate is JVDB then it matches with the *name* doping part.

So I think it is the room mate of JVDB, and since it is an Aussie site, my guess is Adam Hansen.
On that Australian site it says that he "He has raced multiple Grand Tours, Classics and World Championships, and finished highly in some." That would rule out Hansen.

Anyway, I think this deserves its own thread... in the Clinic.
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Old 12-20-12, 11:06
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On that Australian site it says that he "He has raced multiple Grand Tours, Classics and World Championships, and finished highly in some." That would rule out Hansen.

Anyway, I think this deserves its own thread... in the Clinic.
He has ridden the following grand tours:
GdI: '07, '08, '10, '12.
TdF: '08, '10, '12.
VaE: '07, '09, '11, '12.

He has also ridden MSR and PR a couple of times, and won Ster Elektrotoer. But ofc it is only a guess.
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Old 12-20-12, 11:10
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He has ridden the following grand tours:
GdI: '07, '08, '10, '12.
TdF: '08, '10, '12.
VaE: '07, '09, '11, '12.

He has also ridden MSR and PR a couple of times, and won Ster Elektrotoer. But ofc it is only a guess.
Yeah, but he didn't "finish highly" in any GT, classic or WC. Maybe they just put that in there to throw the readers off, though. :notsure:
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On that Australian site it says that he "He has raced multiple Grand Tours, Classics and World Championships, and finished highly in some." That would rule out Hansen.

Anyway, I think this deserves its own thread... in the Clinic.
Yes, but the mystery rider is referring to another rider so Hansen could still be the rider as the blog does not say he finished high in GT's, Classics and WC's.
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Old 12-20-12, 11:22
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He also mentions that it has been a long year. Hansen has ridden these races this year:
Down Under
Giro
Tour
Vuelta
Beijing

Indeed a *very* long year.
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