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Who will win on Jebel Hafeet sunday?

Rui Costa
No votes
Ilnur Zakarin
3
6%
Tom Dumoulin
7
13%
Miguel Angel Lopez
8
15%
Alejandro Valverde
24
45%
Ion Izaguirre
1
2%
Domenico Pozzovivo
No votes
Alexandre Geniez
3
6%
Simon Yates
4
8%
Someone else
3
6%
 
Total votes : 53

22 Feb 2018 18:35

Is it time to take Viviani a bit more serious....
Maybe.
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22 Feb 2018 18:45

Dazed and Confused wrote:Is it time to take Viviani a bit more serious....
Maybe.

He is one of the best when it comes to fighting for positions and he doesn't need a large train like the Kittels and Cavs. + He has a very good engine.

I think he could do very well in the cobbled classics if he chooses to focus on them later in life.
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22 Feb 2018 18:50

last sentence, yep plenty of time. Meanwhile success in the playground won't hurt.
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22 Feb 2018 19:00

I think he admitted that these wins in smaller races doesn't mean much. Even if he is the best sprinter in the greatest shape in the right now.

It's the GC wins that counts. But there are plenty of stages in the Giro for him.
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22 Feb 2018 20:29

Velolover2 wrote:
Dazed and Confused wrote:Is it time to take Viviani a bit more serious....
Maybe.

He is one of the best when it comes to fighting for positions and he doesn't need a large train like the Kittels and Cavs. + He has a very good engine.

I think he could do very well in the cobbled classics if he chooses to focus on them later in life.
Wait, what? Viviani one of the best when it comes to fighting for positions? I think he's really bad at positioning. He always had the speed, and now with the Quickstep train... a perfect match.
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22 Feb 2018 20:44

Kazistuta wrote:And what is up with the placement of Halvorsens helmet? That's definitely not up to safety regulations!
Norwegian tradition!
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22 Feb 2018 20:58

Very good pictures.
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22 Feb 2018 22:37

Well, although two pictures are funny, AK is not even close :

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23 Feb 2018 06:00

Dazed and Confused wrote:Is it time to take Viviani a bit more serious....
Maybe.

I wonder that as well or if it's a product of the strength of QS.
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23 Feb 2018 10:44

I wonder if Ewan knows you to read the meters to go sign.
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23 Feb 2018 11:26

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23 Feb 2018 11:42

Viviani takes the intermediate?
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23 Feb 2018 11:43

crosswinds echelons
guys

Kristoff in trouble

ALL BACK TOGETHER now
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23 Feb 2018 12:17

Kristoff fell apparently, but still in the main pack. Getting nervous because of expected crosswinds
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23 Feb 2018 12:42

Kittel is alive
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23 Feb 2018 12:43

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23 Feb 2018 12:43

It's Bauhaus!
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23 Feb 2018 12:46

German domination.
Goodbye, Tommeke; thank you for all you have given us!
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23 Feb 2018 12:48

Kittel was impressive today.
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23 Feb 2018 12:54

Alexandre B. wrote:Kittel was impressive today.


He cycled farther than anyone else in the last 100m, but too much of his speed was not velocity in the desired direction.
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