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Can Wiggo win the Giro-Tour double next year?

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So, can he do it?

Poll ended at 16 Apr 2013 13:05

No
133
73%
Yes
12
7%
Yes. And after, he will win Vuelta too
3
2%
Yes. And after the Vuelta win, he will bring the peace in Middle East
35
19%
 
Total votes : 183

Can Wiggo win the Giro-Tour double next year?

17 Dec 2012 13:03

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/wiggins-hints-at-giro-tour-double-attempt

even if it will be a failed attempt(most likely), i respect such an attitude towards this difficult target.so chapeau wiggo!
the uk postal is brilliant enough to support him but does he have what it takes?

a wonderful year lies ahead of us, brailsford don't take your foot off the gas please!


and yeahhh poll!
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17 Dec 2012 13:10

jens_attacks wrote:http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/wiggins-hints-at-giro-tour-double-attempt

even if it will be a failed attempt(most likely), i respect such an attitude towards this difficult target.so chapeau wiggo!
the uk postal is brilliant enough to support him but does he have what it takes?

a wonderful year lies ahead of us, brailsford don't take your foot off the gas please!


and yeahhh poll!


I voted "no" before reading the last option. Sorry :o
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17 Dec 2012 13:13

i have faith in bradley, i voted yes.
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17 Dec 2012 13:26

Yes, but Froome will be a major obstacle in the Tour.
50% probability.
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all talk

17 Dec 2012 13:26

talk is cheap...................easy to claim possible in the close season

luckily i can't see another wiggo grand tour win

but what do i know..................i had stated i would never watch another

tdf if cadel won............same again if brad won............and i'm stooopid

enough to keep watching
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17 Dec 2012 13:38

ebandit wrote:talk is cheap...................easy to claim possible in the close season




True. I hope he's serious, but we'll see.
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17 Dec 2012 13:42

ROTFL --- that's a No! :D
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17 Dec 2012 13:51

People say about Tour + Vuelta almost like about accomplished fact so why not in this case? :) At last, Wiggo's GT style is appropriate minimal waste of energy in the Giro very good.
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17 Dec 2012 14:04

First of all I think DB can design a good plan to be good at both races but one should be worse than the other.

Can win the Giro? Yes, the TT, the lack of a clearly better climber and his powerfull team can lock the race. Despite the italian climbs are more difficult to control.

After doing the Giro can win the TdF... without a very long TT he has no advantage over climbers, even less to those who can TT and has to hold Andy, Contador and... Froome itself at climbs. RNT and Saxo can send powerfull team too and split the team to help Wiggo and Froome at the same time it's not a logic plan
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17 Dec 2012 14:19

Nope. He won't win any GT next year.
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17 Dec 2012 14:19

No he can't even if he holds holds form as well as he did this year.
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17 Dec 2012 14:58

No ****ing way
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17 Dec 2012 15:04

i voted yes. I want peace in the middle east!
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17 Dec 2012 15:11

LaFlorecita wrote:No ****ing way


What a lovely answer! :)
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17 Dec 2012 15:17

If anyone could do it would be Sky with their meticulous planning and all that blah de blah..
Having said that I do not believe anyone can do it.. so "no".
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17 Dec 2012 15:21

This dude
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want to win giro-tour?
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17 Dec 2012 15:26

Lol! Only the double? Should be focusing on the treble he's a good enough rider to achieve it.
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17 Dec 2012 15:28

playfully as piece of cake

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like that
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17 Dec 2012 15:35

He will win neither.
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17 Dec 2012 15:35

I voted yes, because I think he can do it. Whether he will or not is an entirely different proposition.
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