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19 Aug 2017 16:29

Geraint Too Fast wrote:De Gendt has some tough competition for that honour; Trentin & Zakarin. (Am I missing anyone?)

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19 Aug 2017 16:46

Maybe he would prefer to ride over the line first, but he has won a stage in the Vuelta.
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21 Aug 2017 06:02

roundabout wrote:Maybe he would prefer to ride over the line first, but he has won a stage in the Vuelta.


Am I missing something here? No ITT or TTT win at the Vuelta. He has won a couple of stages in the Volta (a Catalunya) though.
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21 Aug 2017 06:59

Tank Engine wrote:
roundabout wrote:Maybe he would prefer to ride over the line first, but he has won a stage in the Vuelta.


Am I missing something here? No ITT or TTT win at the Vuelta. He has won a couple of stages in the Volta (a Catalunya) though.


Are we still talking about Nibali here? In official papers he did win stage 20 in Vuelta 2010 when Mosquera was wiped out from the results.
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21 Aug 2017 07:06

bambino wrote:
Tank Engine wrote:
roundabout wrote:Maybe he would prefer to ride over the line first, but he has won a stage in the Vuelta.


Am I missing something here? No ITT or TTT win at the Vuelta. He has won a couple of stages in the Volta (a Catalunya) though.


Are we still talking about Nibali here? In official papers he did win stage 20 in Vuelta 2010 when Mosquera was wiped out from the results.

Oh, if it's Nibali then he's won the 2013 TTT with Astana as well!
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21 Aug 2017 07:39

Nibali did win the whole thing.
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21 Aug 2017 15:23

Brullnux wrote:
Geraint Too Fast wrote:De Gendt has some tough competition for that honour; Trentin & Zakarin. (Am I missing anyone?)

Nibali


And he does it!
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21 Aug 2017 15:24

Sorry wrong thread
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22 Aug 2017 15:55

Now Trentin beats him to it as well!
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21 Mar 2018 17:43

Not a lot of riders can do what he did today. Impressive!
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21 Mar 2018 19:54

you gotta love that guy... he always wins something crazy...
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22 Mar 2018 01:18

I like how picks and chooses his objectives, commits, and gets one more feather on his hat time after time after time. He knows who he is and makes the best of it. Go Tom! Baroudeur #1.
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22 Mar 2018 16:31

De Gendt is an excellent role model for young WT or PCT riders - Get into a break with De Gendt and you learn the requirements to be a very good WT rider.
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23 Mar 2018 01:20

yaco wrote:De Gendt is an excellent role model for young WT or PCT riders - Get into a break with De Gendt and you learn the requirements to be a very good WT rider.


Probably the smartest rider around re knowing how to ride in a break and making the most of his opportunities. Even when he fails to win it's always entertaining.
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23 Mar 2018 09:50

yaco wrote:De Gendt is an excellent role model for young WT or PCT riders - Get into a break with De Gendt and you learn the requirements to be a very good WT rider.

It's an excellent role model even for older riders. Get in a break and stop nijaing your way into the top15 in a GT.
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26 Apr 2018 19:52

This guy keeps on doing it! Top class rider
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