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karlboss said:
I thought about the compromises. Bos could go to Sky and ride for wins, and at the tour lead out Boason.
oh ok, it was ambiguous what you meant.

If Boasson sweeps his wheel, I reckon Boasson would come around him on occasions when Bos had to pull the trigger at 300, or Bos had a tough day and not as explosive as usual.
 
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blackcat said:
oh ok, it was ambiguous what you meant.

If Boasson sweeps his wheel, I reckon Boasson would come around him on occasions when Bos had to pull the trigger at 300, or Bos had a tough day and not as explosive as usual.

i should use puncuation.

HTC is spoilt for options putting teams together. One of the reasons they are a favourite of mine. If they can't make a train that rivals last years, something has gone horribly wrong.
 
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karlboss said:
i should use puncuation.

HTC is spoilt for options putting teams together. One of the reasons they are a favourite of mine. If they can't make a train that rivals last years, something has gone horribly wrong.

they can, but are Rogers and Martin willing to pull for Cav? I dont think so.
 
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You're only as good as your last performance, last time out...they helped. ;)

Don't want to turn this into a columbia thread. The trio of Bos, hushovd and haussler at the tour could be potent for green. Almost enough to tell sastre to fend for himself.
 
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karlboss said:
You're only as good as your last performance, last time out...they helped. ;)

Don't want to turn this into a columbia thread. The trio of Bos, hushovd and haussler at the tour could be potent for green. Almost enough to tell sastre to fend for himself.

only if Hushovd and Bos worked for Haussler. Hushovd is not fast enough, to get points. Bos cannot climb over a jam tin. Haussler is faster, but does not have the political strength inside Cervelo.

It would not matter what his leadout was, Hushovd cant win this year, just does not have the speed.
 
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blackcat said:
only if Hushovd and Bos worked for Haussler. Hushovd is not fast enough, to get points. Bos cannot climb over a jam tin. Haussler is faster, but does not have the political strength inside Cervelo.

It would not matter what his leadout was, Hushovd cant win this year, just does not have the speed.

I said the trio would be potent for green ;) However you'd want to spin it.
 
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Paradoxically, Bos in the TdF could be good for Cav's chances of green- provided of course that Cav finishes in front of Bos in the sprints!

The main reason for Cav not winning green last year, even considering his penalty, was that there were no other fast men taking points off Hushovd on the flat stages. Farrar was the only other guy up there consistently while Boonen, Freire, Ciolek etc were having a mare. Thor was consistently finishing second or third, not loosing too many points, then making them all back again on days when Cav finished with none.

What would Bos do in the sprints if knew he didn't have the beating of Cav but was faster than Thor? Would he have to sit up to let Hushovd by? Could be an interesting problem for Cervelo?

Haussler, on the other hand wasn't really that conspicuous in the sprints last year, but I agree that could change if the focus is not on Sastre.
 
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Four Winds said:
Paradoxically, Bos in the TdF could be good for Cav's chances of green- provided of course that Cav finishes in front of Bos in the sprints!

The main reason for Cav not winning green last year, even considering his penalty, was that there were no other fast men taking points off Hushovd on the flat stages. Farrar was the only other guy up there consistently while Boonen, Freire, Ciolek etc were having a mare. Thor was consistently finishing second or third, not loosing too many points, then making them all back again on days when Cav finished with none.

What would Bos do in the sprints if knew he didn't have the beating of Cav but was faster than Thor? Would he have to sit up to let Hushovd by? Could be an interesting problem for Cervelo?

Haussler, on the other hand wasn't really that conspicuous in the sprints last year, but I agree that could change if the focus is not on Sastre.

cos Haussler was working for big Norseman:cool: