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85th Tour de Suisse (2.UWT) // June 12th - 19th 2022

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I must say that I really looking forway to seeing Remco here. After the performances in LBL and Norway, this is probably the first time we could/should expect him to perform on the highest level in a big one week race in the high mountaint. This will be a real test ahead of the Vuelta later this year.
Agree.
I'm just not sure that Evenepoel will be in top form in two weeks. He was already in shape in Itzulia, early April. In top form in Liege on April 24. After a week rest and after training again, still strong in Norway end of May. I think his form will go down in Switzerland. Or I expect that he will have a bad day. Good for his critics, great for his haters. But the neutral and sensible cycling enthusiast will be able to place Evenepoel's performance in the right context. And for Evenepoel it will certainly be getting acquainted with riding on long and high climbs. Up to 2478 m altitude.
 
Agree.
I'm just not sure that Evenepoel will be in top form in two weeks. He was already in shape in Itzulia, early April. In top form in Liege on April 24. After a week rest and after training again, still strong in Norway end of May. I think his form will go down in Switzerland.

Then you can say the same thing about Vlasov, DF Martinez, Higuita and Hirschi. I expect them to play a role in this TdS without any exception, just like Remco.
 
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Fausto could finish the TdS on the final GC podium. I hope he gets 3rd, so you can celebrate… :)

TBH, with some luck, he even could win. Even Karpets and Spilak won there. So for Masnada, it‘s possible…
He basically had an off season for the Month of April with Mononucleosis. Fausto is a huge rider , he can win the Giro, but there are no expectations for this Tour de Suisse 2022 and he will be working for Remco. Of course, I hope for a strong results.

With the ITT he can put time to Martinez, Yates, Vlasov, higiuta, etc. But the team brings him to put racing km in the legs and support his royal highness the Prince of Liege
 
Fausto could finish the TdS on the final GC podium. I hope he gets 3rd, so you can celebrate… :)

TBH, with some luck, he even could win. Even Karpets and Spilak won there. So for Masnada, it‘s possible…
When pigs fly.

Even when 100% and in stellar form, he would need extraordinary race circumstances to win here. But in his first race after coming back from sickness... There is no way.
 
I assume the Giro d’Italia organizers think the Giro d’Italia should finish in Italy.
Which was the point I was making: the Tour de Suisse organisers don't seem to think that their national tour must finish in Switzerland.

I suspect that any organised events in Liechenstein come under the Swiss federation, which probably explains/excuses it, but it seems anomalous. A good quiz question for the future.
 
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