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Which race has the most beautiful trophy in road cycling?

Giro D'Italia
55
41%
Tour De France
5
4%
Ronde Van Vlaanderen
1
1%
Paris Roubaix
40
30%
Giro Di Lombardia
No votes
E3 Harelbeke
1
1%
Het Nieuwsblad
No votes
Amstel Gold Race
1
1%
Tirreno-Adriatico
30
22%
Other (specify)
2
1%
 
Total votes : 135

Which race has the most beautiful trophy in road cycling?

16 Dec 2012 21:18

We're in poll-season my friends :D
This topic appears recurrently in other threads so we might as well start a proper one.
To see all the trophies you want, just take a look at this article.
I chose the candidates based on my own taste, so if I don't match yours just choose "other" and specify.
You can vote up to three trophies.
A race that doesn't give an attacker the chance to finish it off alone is not a race anymore.


Bronze Medal at the Great Grand Tour Game 2012

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16 Dec 2012 21:26

1.giro d'italia
2.roubaix
3.tirreno-adriatico


l.e.-and someone agrees with me :)
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16 Dec 2012 21:27

1 Giro, 2 Tirreno-Adriatico and 3 Tour
"The second place is not good."
The great Alberto Contador :p
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16 Dec 2012 21:28

P-R for me.
By a distance.
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16 Dec 2012 21:31

jens_attacks wrote:1.giro d'italia
2.roubaix
3.tirreno-adriatico


l.e.-and someone agrees with me :)

:D
........
A race that doesn't give an attacker the chance to finish it off alone is not a race anymore.


Bronze Medal at the Great Grand Tour Game 2012

WARNING: Location says Germany, but I'm Italian...
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16 Dec 2012 21:36

jens_attacks wrote:1.giro d'italia
2.roubaix
3.tirreno-adriatico


l.e.-and someone agrees with me :)


More people agree with you, including me ;)
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16 Dec 2012 21:40

1- the giro trophy
2- the roubaix cobblestone
3 very close to second - TA's trident
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16 Dec 2012 21:43

Giro.

And having the beatuful young lady with me in the pic is very persuasive.
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16 Dec 2012 21:45

Roubaix is the best and most well known trophy in cycling.
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16 Dec 2012 21:48

KBK! :p

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16 Dec 2012 21:51

Dauphiné, Paris-Tours and Paris-Nice all have the same trophy... Shame on ASO.

1. Giro
2. Toss up between T-A and Paris-Roubaix
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16 Dec 2012 22:10

Roubaix for me then T-A and the Giro. The Jayco Herald Sun Tour one in my view is also great.
I'd agree with you but then we'd both be wrong

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16 Dec 2012 23:20

Tie between Giro and Roubaix for best, the tirreno trident in 2nd, LBL in 3rd due to it's size.
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16 Dec 2012 23:26

1. Giro
2. Roubaix
3. Tirreno* only voted first two
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17 Dec 2012 00:30

Giro without a doubt.....PR and TA are great also.
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17 Dec 2012 01:05

Toledo, not a race though.
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17 Dec 2012 02:15

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17 Dec 2012 03:00

Tirreno for being something completely different plus Roubaix for historical value.
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17 Dec 2012 05:52

Paris-Camembert

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17 Dec 2012 16:38

T-A for me.
It's just... so awesomely weird! :p

P-R is nice too, it's just a little to obvious to be honest.

Giro is classic but... maybe that's the problem; in a way it's still too close to generic trophy-styles.
It has reached my attention that some people seem to think I would make a good mod.
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