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Teams & Riders Everybody needs a little bit of Roglstomp in their lives

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So it looks like Pogi will be the one, the main rival to tackle this year at the Tour. If and when we get to there. Considering Pogi doesn't seem to have any apparent weakness to exploit, beyond predictable desire to win it all and to not hold back, likely best to not overcomplicate things. Prepare to be the best version, team hopefully to follow the lead and then lets just race. Personally i would likely sacrifice stomps to be fresher at the final ITT. Beyond that plan A likely being not to lose time deep into the race and to take it should a opportunity arise.

Dauphiné hopefully on where Rogla to have some fun as the Tour will be more about pleasure.
 
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How’s he doing and where he at? Still at altitude or back home?
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He is still in Sierra Nevada.
 
Bora will have a really strong field for the TDF, Roglic, Hindley and Vlasov are no joke. I guess Buchmann will have the vuelta for him since he was denied Giro. That's
I'm rooting for Roglic to at least avoid crashes this time and have last year's Vuelta form.
I'll always remember him having to relocate his shoulder on that chair, then chase almost alone on that cobble stage, without giving up.
 
So it looks like Pogi will be the one, the main rival to tackle this year at the Tour. If and when we get to there. Considering Pogi doesn't seem to have any apparent weakness to exploit, beyond predictable desire to win it all and to not hold back, likely best to not overcomplicate things. Prepare to be the best version, team hopefully to follow the lead and then lets just race. Personally i would likely sacrifice stomps to be fresher at the final ITT. Beyond that plan A likely being not to lose time deep into the race and to take it should a opportunity arise.

Dauphiné hopefully on where Rogla to have some fun as the Tour will be more about pleasure.
You mean the Tour will be all bizness.
Pogacar will start feeling the mega pressure if anyone's near him entering the last week. The most likely candidate at this point would be Primoz but it'd be great if there were several candidates seriously in the mix to complicate tactics. That's my hope, anyway.
 
That reminds me of the guy skying his mountain bike over the peleton in the 2019 Tour.

That was Primož too.

You mean the Tour will be all bizness.
Pogacar will start feeling the mega pressure if anyone's near him entering the last week. The most likely candidate at this point would be Primoz but it'd be great if there were several candidates seriously in the mix to complicate tactics. That's my hope, anyway.

Yeah i was hoping for the duo to have a common goal, crack Jonas and keep Remco at bay. But it is what it is, they will need to take a swing against each other. If nothing else we will get the battle we hoped for at Tour 2021 and that is great too, especially considering Visma already tried to retire Rogličes ambition, to win the Tour. Luckily that didn't pan out and we can now, years after, still enjoy the aftermath.