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Teams & Riders Tadej Pogačar discussion thread

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Not only Pog but all the peloton doesn't get paid enough.

I mean, let's go over the whole supply and demand details and focus on the sport. It's liekly the toughest sport there is coupled with the most random causes for crashes or misgivings. In the overall sports scene they are the low-class.
I wouldn't say they're low-class. Especially Pog, who already earns €6 million a year. The advantage for cyclists is that they can choose where they want to live and move to a low-tax country like Monaco or Andorra. It makes a big difference not having to give half your earnings to a corrupt government.
 
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In italiano here
I have Erik Breukink's water bottle. Beat that!!
 
I like to check bookies before a GT and he is the overwhelming favourite. It is scary to think bookies think he has almost the same odd to win Tour than he had for the Giro. Before the Giro, he was at 1.22 (22bet), now 22bet are giving him 1.30 to win the Tour. They are not counting on Vingegaard to race the Tour, let's see how Pogacar's odd will oscilate with Vingegaard's presence.
The second favourite is Roglic with 5.5.
The third favourite is Remco with 9.
 
I like to check bookies before a GT and he is the overwhelming favourite. It is scary to think bookies think he has almost the same odd to win Tour than he had for the Giro. Before the Giro, he was at 1.22 (22bet), now 22bet are giving him 1.30 to win the Tour. They are not counting on Vingegaard to race the Tour, let's see how Pogacar's odd will oscilate with Vingegaard's presence.
The second favourite is Roglic with 5.5.
The third favourite is Remco with 9.
I’m not knowledgeable enough about bookmaking for bike racing, but in other sports the odds reflect not only the actual chances of said rider to win, but also an offset re: how people are betting (or are likely to bet). From a purely a gambler’s point of view Vingegaard and perhaps Remco are risky bets because their injury status is still mostly unknown, and so less money would be put on those two.
 
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I’m not knowledgeable enough about bookmaking for bike racing, but in other sports the odds reflect not only the actual chances of said rider to win, but also an offset re: how people are betting (or are likely to bet). From a purely a gambler’s point of view Vingegaard and perhaps Remco are risky bets because their injury status is still mostly unknown, and so less money would be put on those two.
Yes the bookies will follow the money flow in the odds - that's primarily how they allocate the risk to them (they still obviously prefer a favourite not to win). I'd suggest the latest odds merely reflects and influx of wagers on Pog post his Giro domination.