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Greg Van Avermaet - Rank him against these 9 riders!

Let's talk about GVA
Still below Boonen, Cancellara, Contador, Valverde, Nibali, Gilbert, Sagan, Evans, Rebellin, Cavendish, Purito, Pettachi , and Cunego, but he is getting up there with the legends of the sport

From PCS:
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Here's mine:
1. Froome
2. Quintana
3. GVA
4. Kwiatkowski
5. Kristoff
6. Degenkolb
7. T. Martin
8. D. Martin
9. Greipel
10. Gerrans
 
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DFA123 said:
Asero831 said:
PremierAndrew said:
Also what are Evans Rebellin Purito Pettachi and Cunego doing in that opening paragraph :p

Those are the riders with deeper resume than Froome or GVA.. Still not sure with Cunego but PCS rank him higher than Froome
Surely no-one ranks what Cunego, Rebellin or Pettachi have achieved above what Froome has done. Even Italians.
Depends on who wants to trigger who
 
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PremierAndrew said:
Kwiat is so much younger and has a monument + worlds compared to GVA's Olympic Gold

Also what are Evans Rebellin Purito Pettachi and Cunego doing in that opening paragraph :p

Cunego was also very young when he won the Giro and Lombardia. Look at him now. Hasn't won a decent race since 2008 (age 27).
 
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El Pistolero said:
PremierAndrew said:
Kwiat is so much younger and has a monument + worlds compared to GVA's Olympic Gold

Also what are Evans Rebellin Purito Pettachi and Cunego doing in that opening paragraph :p

Cunego was also very young when he won the Giro and Lombardia. Look at him now. Hasn't won a decent race since 2008 (age 27).

Though he did get mugged pretty good by Levi. Still can't believe that happened or he lost the Mountain's jersey last year.
 
GVA is a great rider -like him a lot and he's likely to win a couple monuments


..but quite frankly I don't get that ranking at all if the comparison isn't among equals - IOW how can you rank GVA against Quintana, when each rider has specific goals & styles???

compare apples with apples
 
Yep, RVV will answer this question

It's only one year since he changed from being a nearly man.

It's one thing to have red hot form, another to convert that into big wins, still another to convert that into the biggest win(s). GVA still has to do it on the biggest stage. And that's Belgium, not South America.

Reminds me a lot of Sagan last year: so many fails when it really, really mattered most.....but then, one big win in WC's and then in the stripes, smashing Cancellera in that last little tt to finish RVV. Enough time for everyone to bear witness: this is the moment where he truly arrives.

GVA still awaiting this moment.
 
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The Hegelian said:
Yep, RVV will answer this question

It's only one year since he changed from being a nearly man.

It's one thing to have red hot form, another to convert that into big wins, still another to convert that into the biggest win(s). GVA still has to do it on the biggest stage. And that's Belgium, not South America.

Reminds me a lot of Sagan last year: so many fails when it really, really mattered most.....but then, one big win in WC's and then in the stripes, smashing Cancellera in that last little tt to finish RVV. Enough time for everyone to bear witness: this is the moment where he truly arrives.

GVA still awaiting this moment.
Since when is the olympics not the "biggest stage" just because it's not raced in Belgium? The prestige of the olympics is the same regardless of geography.