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05 Nov 2016 09:14

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05 Nov 2016 11:06


Is that from Vuelta crash onwards or starting now?
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05 Nov 2016 11:15

Red Rick wrote:

Is that from Vuelta crash onwards or starting now?


Le jeune homme de 22 ans s'est effectivement fracturé le tibia lors d'une sortie d'entraînement,

Because of training, he injured himself so from now on
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05 Nov 2016 11:16

Ok, thanks
Kwibus wrote:So much quesions they have. Answers they will never get.
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05 Nov 2016 11:26

Red Rick wrote:

Is that from Vuelta crash onwards or starting now?

He won Milano-Torino after that crash. :p
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05 Nov 2016 12:08

he crashes way too often, it's not bad luck i think unfortunately.
i think he will be at his best only in the summer...
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05 Nov 2016 14:00

Starting in March might still be early enough to co-lead Aru in the Giro. Especially since Aru might overrace himself in preparation this time around. Would be funny if he gets Landat by a fresh Lopez! *g*
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05 Nov 2016 16:50

Sad to him crash all the time.

Staubsauger: Fuglsang said after the Tour-presentation that Lopez and him was supposed to share the leader duty at TdF, I don't actually think it was in the cards for Lopez to ride Il Giro. And especially not now after the crash. I would honestly rather see him in Le Tour anyways, aint nobody gonna co-lead with Aru in the Giro unless its Nibali, we know that by now.
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05 Nov 2016 17:04

Valv.Piti wrote:Sad to him crash all the time.

Staubsauger: Fuglsang said after the Tour-presentation that Lopez and him was supposed to share the leader duty at TdF, I don't actually think it was in the cards for Lopez to ride Il Giro. And especially not now after the crash. I would honestly rather see him in Le Tour anyways, aint nobody gonna co-lead with Aru in the Giro unless its Nibali, we know that by now.

Oh, okay. I thought when Fuglsang announced he leads Astana at the 2017 Tour that'd mean Lopez is gonna be Aru's super-domestique at the Giro. As Lopez claimed he wants to ride the Giro and Rosa is gone of course. Obviously missed the point there ofc
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05 Nov 2016 22:29

I can't believe the news :mad: Out of La vuelta & now out of the first part of next year's racing schedule.....

damn!! :mad:
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05 Nov 2016 23:35

jens_attacks wrote:he crashes way too often, it's not bad luck i think unfortunately.
i think he will be at his best only in the summer...


Perhaps but this was due to a car making an improper pass and taking out the group he was training with.
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06 Nov 2016 02:18

UGH! Really wanted to see him ride Il Giro. I think it favors him more then LeTour. Oh well. Patience with a young super talent!
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06 Nov 2016 07:32

aarononymous wrote:
jens_attacks wrote:he crashes way too often, it's not bad luck i think unfortunately.
i think he will be at his best only in the summer...


Perhaps but this was due to a car making an improper pass and taking out the group he was training with.


I've read different reports. Read one with no car involved, someone suddenly braked and lopez was the one who crashed badly.
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21 Mar 2017 00:46

I've missed him.. kmon!! how is he??
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21 Mar 2017 04:44

Jungle Cycle wrote:I've missed him.. kmon!! how is he??


He is doing okay, back training trying to get the legs to respond well again. He will race again in Tour of California
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Ruudz0r wrote:
Jungle Cycle wrote:I've missed him.. kmon!! how is he??


He is doing okay, back training trying to get the legs to respond well again. He will race again in Tour of California

Im afraid thats too late if you are going to do really well in TdF. I wouldn't expect GC results from him, but I guess he still would be able to climb very well in some of the stages and win one.

Maybe he will feel fresher than the other riders once it will be summer, but I don't think he will have the necessary base just yet
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21 Mar 2017 09:05

Maybe he can go to the Tour just for stages, and after that going to the Vuelta to play the GC with Aru. But maybe it will be a bit too much for someone who hasn't finished a 3 weeks race yet.
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21 Mar 2017 14:38

Ruudz0r wrote:
Jungle Cycle wrote:I've missed him.. kmon!! how is he??


He is doing okay, back training trying to get the legs to respond well again. He will race again in Tour of California


Great! Thanks...
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21 Mar 2017 16:40

The obvious plan is to go for the Vuelta - He can fit in 3 or 4 one week stage races from May.
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21 Mar 2017 16:46

Here is a recent interview: http://www.revistamundociclistico.com/ruta/22819-estare-reapareciendo-en-el-tour-de-california-en-el-mes-de-mayo-miguel-angel-lopez.html

He wants to try and make the Tour in great shape but if that is not possible he will prepare for the Vuelta instead (at least I think that he is saying that, my Spanish is not great :P).
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