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12 Feb 2013 12:26

Waterloo Sunrise
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12 Feb 2013 12:26

https://twitter.com/TourofOman_live/status/301305941469573120/photo/1

Is there no chance of sagan holding on? Win another flatter stage and manage losses on green mt?
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12 Feb 2013 12:27

theyoungest wrote:Or the race situation changed since then.


no, Alberto was actually leading the second group, not the first
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let's not argue the toss about the official count
you are much bigger than that
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12 Feb 2013 12:27

theyoungest wrote:Or the race situation changed since then.


I would say misreporting is about 25 times more likely than Contador being caught and dropped by climbers like Bouhanni.
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12 Feb 2013 12:27

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12 Feb 2013 12:28

What a beast!
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12 Feb 2013 12:28

So Contador attacked somewhere, was with Nocentini at front with 5k to go, got caught and somehow missed the first group:confused::confused:
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12 Feb 2013 12:28

theyoungest wrote:Or the race situation changed since then.


Which goes back to my last point: I hate twitter based coverage
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12 Feb 2013 12:28

lol sagan went solo
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12 Feb 2013 12:30

Well Nocentini is 16th. Perhaps Cobtador was "raptured" :D
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12 Feb 2013 12:30

jens_attacks wrote:lol sagan went solo


that's crazy :confused:
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12 Feb 2013 12:30

Waterloo Sunrise wrote:I would say misreporting is about 25 times more likely than Contador being caught and dropped by climbers like Bouhanni.


yea

Awesome victory for Sagan, he is just too strong
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on the road
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you blessed us with 9 great shows
let's not argue the toss about the official count
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12 Feb 2013 12:33

i'm pretty pleased with my predictions - first and second and an "off-form" Nibali in 4th :)

but i'm not one to say I told you so, just listen next time :-)

SKY train for the 2 climbs, Sagan win and a daredevil descent all predicted. Gallopin winning the sprint of climbers was just poetry.

talk to you tonight, loves

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12 Feb 2013 12:33

LaFlorecita wrote:yea

Awesome victory for Sagan, he is just too strong


He really doesn't need to have made very much progress at all to be favourite for 2 or 3 monuments this year.
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12 Feb 2013 12:33

Seems like Sagan pretty much bossed this stage.
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12 Feb 2013 12:34

Waterloo Sunrise wrote:He really doesn't need to have made very much progress at all to be favourite for 2 or 3 monuments this year.

Speaking of which, where was Gilbert today?
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12 Feb 2013 12:34

Waterloo Sunrise wrote:He really doesn't need to have made very much progress at all to be favourite for 2 or 3 monuments this year.


Seems like he made a bit of progress in the off season :eek: would love too see how his victory unfolded in real time.
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12 Feb 2013 12:38

wheelie1977 wrote:i'm pretty pleased with my predictions - first and second and an "off-form" Nibali in 4th :)

but i'm not one to say I told you so, just listen next time :-)

SKY train for the 2 climbs, Sagan win and a daredevil descent all predicted. Gallopin winning the sprint of climbers was just poetry.

talk to you tonight, loves

xxxx


Now you're just trolling. What's your problem :confused:
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on the road
you don't need to say this stuff
we saw you on the road
you blessed us with 9 great shows
let's not argue the toss about the official count
you are much bigger than that
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12 Feb 2013 12:40

Someone backed the favourite 2 days in a row, so is now nostradamus, apparently.
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12 Feb 2013 12:42

Darn it is hard to follow what is going on!

Chapeau Peter!! Looks good for MSR? :)
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Vincezo Nibali joins Anquetil, Gimondi, Merckx, Hinault and Contador as only the 6th winner of all 3 Grand Tours! Bravo Lo Squalo!
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