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Teams & Riders Jonas Vingegaard: The Butterfly Effect

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  • The Chicken who eats Riis for breakfast

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  • When they go low, Vingo high

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  • Wings of Love

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  • The Fishman Cometh

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  • The Mysterious Vingegaard Society

    Votes: 12 12.5%
  • Vingo Star

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  • The Jonas Vingegaard Discussion Thread

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  • Vingegaard vs Roglič

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5 vs 9 minute effort is a substantial difference (the second is 80% longer). The first is basically VO2max effort, the latter a few percent lower (how much lower it's individual). I would say very comparable, maybe Primoz's looks a bit more impressive but let's remember that he's a monster on a few minute long climbs.
 
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If anyone is wondering why Vingegaard was emotional yesterday:

Danish newspaper B.T. writes today, that his wife and child is in Annecy currently (they stay there often), and the playground that got attacked is one they frequent almost daily, they just randomly decided not to go yesterday :openmouth:

And in happier news, the fact that she's his wife is news - at least to the public - too.
 
I'm 90 % confident that this is what ideal prep looks like, but I also have 10 % doubt. This is Jumbo, being too good too soon is a real possibility.
I really don't think so. Besides jumbo being the best team in terms of training, Vingegaard already showed this type of performance on last year's dauphine. He is not yeat on peak shape, and clearly he wasn't full gas on croix fer, even if he won the stage.