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Tadej Pogacar and Mauro Giannetti

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Shock-horror, a not so stick-thin GT winner can TT better than a Gesink-build dutch climber and a Track cyclist from a retirement home. Must be motors, but it‘s only ever one guy using motors because otherwise my motors don‘t explain the bigger time gaps. So sad that Pogačar is gatekeeping motors, except for when Ganna needs to beat him. Or is Ganna simply Superman and can beat a guy on an e-bike?
 
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Dead giveaway for me is that he never seems to go into the red. He accelerates and then just keeps it there for kilometre after kilometre with very little drop off. That’s not normal, especially not at altitude. With everyone else, except maybe Vingegaard, the body pays for its extra effort and therefore other riders have to ease back or risk blowing up altogether. It’s obviously breaking the laws of human physiology, yet not one commentator calls out the elephant in the room.
 
Dead giveaway for me is that he never seems to go into the red. He accelerates and then just keeps it there for kilometre after kilometre with very little drop off. That’s not normal, especially not at altitude. With everyone else, except maybe Vingegaard, the body pays for its extra effort and therefore other riders have to ease back or risk blowing up altogether. It’s obviously breaking the laws of human physiology, yet not one commentator calls out the elephant in the room.
Why would he go into red when he is clearly the best rider? And your argument really makes no sense, when we saw the "I am dead. I am gone." Pogacar two years in a row at the Tour. So he goes to the limit and beyond. If he has to. But why should he do here?

E: maybe I should say I am not naive and have no illusions. But I honestly don't get the specific argument.
 
Why would he go into red when he is clearly the best rider? And your argument really makes no sense, when we saw the "I am dead. I am gone." Pogacar two years in a row at the Tour. So he goes to the limit and beyond. If he has to. But why should he do here?

E: maybe I should say I am not naive and have no illusions. But I honestly don't get the specific argument.
Alright, it's only the Giro, the competition is weak, however you look at it, but Wonderboy doesn't suffer. He kept Ganna in check yesterday and now this. There's something going on. It's too much.
 
It's a blood bag + maybe some extra ingredients. No way they could risk using mechanical doping...
They could if others could as well or if there‘s some special interference with the UCI, where Pogačar‘s so far up their arse that he gets special conditions. Option 1 doesn‘t explain these differences and Option 2 requires a larger explanation, for why Pogačar has a motor and the others don‘t. I think if the motor guys are for real, they should camp in front of the UCI headquarters until Pogačar‘s bike is publicly disassembled directly after he crosses the finish line when he does a big performance like today.