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Giro 2017, stage 15: Valdengo – Bergamo 199 km

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Forever The Best said:
If Nibali is even gonna lose time to Quintana in this stage then I don't have an idea how he can even have a relatively chance of winning the Giro. :eek:
Also great ride by Konrad.
I don't see how losing time in a sprint means he has no chance of winning the Giro, on a stage where nobody was expecting much. Yesterday showed he can't win it, today didn't.
 
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Irondan said:
TommyGun said:
Moviefan1203 said:
Quintana clawed back a few seconds. Dumoulin needs to be aware of every second.

Exactly, Dumoulin's arrogance will cost him so much next week, cannot wait for Tuesday.
How was that arrogant?

It was not only the sprint, it was the waiting for Quintana when he crashed, as if he was already sure that Quintana would never make back the time loss.
 
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DFA123 said:
Moviefan1203 said:
Quintana clawed back a few seconds. Dumoulin needs to be aware of every second.
I don't think he does. He's mostly likely going to win or lose by minutes not seconds. His main aim in these stages should be conserving as much energy as possible, not wasting it going for a handful of seconds.

A 150 meter sprint will surely not be the deciding factor in terms of fatigue in a three week race. :rolleyes: