I don't understand what you mean. He won a mountain stage. His first win as a pro. You have to be very strong climber to hold off the roaring peloton at the end of a breakaway. I think it was a great shame Wiggins did not focus on the road much earlier.blackcat said:no, that was the breakaway with saul raisin. was not a selective stage
see his quotes in 2006 about his 2007 goals. all road. all the time.SuperWiggo said:I don't understand what you mean. He won a mountain stage. His first win as a pro. You have to be very strong climber to hold off the roaring peloton at the end of a breakaway. I think it was a great shame Wiggins did not focus on the road much earlier.
ADDS: In his first year focusing purely on the road, we saw the talent he has.
Just not true. Of course he was now a road pro so talked about how he's now doing road as well, but his main focus was the Beijing Olympics on the track, and the world champions track meet before it. To be a tour winner of any size you have to focus entirely on the road. You can't go off and do another sport for half the year. Be serious.blackcat said:see his quotes in 2006 about his 2007 goals. all road. all the time.
Yes, actually, we did, more or less. Hence why he scadaddled to Switzerland. WTF has your country done, while we're about it.It wasn't as funny as your comment before about 'caring' about cycling. You Irish removed McQuack yet? That's what I thought...you don't care at all. Actions speak louder than words.
You're jokin' right? My support biases are pretty well defined, and not what you seem to think.Oh and if your claim was that cycling is learning from swimming you're right. You really aren't smart at all. Who was involved with team Thorpe? You favourite team's Tim Kerrison, who has shown that yes, swimming 'tricks' really do rub off onto cyclists! Great play champ! Great play! Now get back to drafting that letter asking for McQuack's head on a platter for us will you?
The difference was that he was a foodie lover & beer guzzler at that time. Hence no marginal gains. But once he started on a diet maintaining weight <=70 he started to get results though 2012 was extreme, marginally of course.blackcat said:see his quotes in 2006 about his 2007 goals. all road. all the time.
Sorry, Red. But seriously, the guy's barely back after a long ban for the most outrageous bigotry, and straight away he tries to start it up again, albeit a lower level. There's clearly an issue there, but what the hell it is I couldn't tell you.red_flanders said:Everyone chill please. Thanks.