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Teams & Riders Tadej Pogačar discussion thread

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One thing I was starting to wonder is, if Mercx GT stage win record might actually be achievable for him. Today puts Pogacar at 18 (equaling Peter Sagan btw) while Mercx has 64. So this is obviously a record he would have to achieve by extreme longevity, but if he can win around 4 stages per GT, he will "only" be about 11 GTs away after this Giro. If he starts doing multiple GTs per year I don't think that record is out of the question.
 
One thing I was starting to wonder is, if Mercx GT stage win record might actually be achievable for him. Today puts Pogacar at 18 (equaling Peter Sagan btw) while Mercx has 64. So this is obviously a record he would have to achieve by extreme longevity, but if he can win around 4 stages per GT, he will "only" be about 11 GTs away after this Giro. If he starts doing multiple GTs per year I don't think that record is out of the question.

I think he does not care about the records. But he likes to win and if he starts riding double GT's every year this number is doable. It just depends if he will start with this as he just loves 1 day racing.
 
One thing I was starting to wonder is, if Mercx GT stage win record might actually be achievable for him. Today puts Pogacar at 18 (equaling Peter Sagan btw) while Mercx has 64. So this is obviously a record he would have to achieve by extreme longevity, but if he can win around 4 stages per GT, he will "only" be about 11 GTs away after this Giro. If he starts doing multiple GTs per year I don't think that record is out of the question.
I think double-digit GT wins is more achievable than 64 stages.

Cav had a run of 6-9-8-7-6-7 GT stage wins yearly, but peak year (or three) is not what makes or breaks such a record - it's a high tally season after season without exception. Pogi had only 2 last year, he can't afford similar years with the pace needed for 64 stage wins.
 
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I think double-digit GT wins is more achievable than 64 stages.

Cav had a run of 6-9-8-7-6-7 GT stage wins yearly, but peak year (or three) is not what makes or breaks such a record - it's a high tally season after season without exception. Pogi had only 2 last year, he can't afford similar years with the pace needed for 64 stage wins.
Depends on how long he plans to race and if he will have a long career.

Cav has had long career but a few years where he won close to nothing, just for the discussion. Whats his average per season?
 
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