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Tour de Romandie 2023, April 25-30

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Man, that marriage is almost as bad as Dennis Rohan's with Bahrain.
I don't doubt that he's a hothead and hard to handle, but they found a way to deal with him at BMC for a few years and he was doing great at Ineos until Ellingworth came back from Bahrain (the 2 of them had a falling out at Bahrain and that's the reason why he left Ineos for Jumbo).
 
Higuita vs the Yates twins (probably just Adam) and maybe Mäder for the overall win. Ayuso is just coming back from a tendon injury, so I don't expect him to be at his best. Christian Rodriguez could do really well and no idea what to expect from the Jumbo riders here.

Edit: Does Jayco want to kill Sobrero before the Giro? Euskadi, Ardennes triple and Romanie before the Giro is a bit of an overkill, since he also did a few races before that. Do they want him to target the gc here, since he's not gonna win any tts at the Giro?
 
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Higuita vs the Yates twins (probably just Adam) and maybe Mäder for the overall win. Ayuso is just coming back from a tendon injury, so I don't expect him to be at his best. Christian Rodriguez could do really well and no idea what to expect from the Jumbo riders here.

If Ion Izagirre finds his time trialing legs, I guess he can play a part as well. Looked in good shape yesterday, and normally a steady, high altitude climb like Thyon suits him very well.
 
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Higuita vs the Yates twins (probably just Adam) and maybe Mäder for the overall win. Ayuso is just coming back from a tendon injury, so I don't expect him to be at his best. Christian Rodriguez could do really well and no idea what to expect from the Jumbo riders here.

Edit: Does Jayco want to kill Sobrero before the Giro? Euskadi, Ardennes triple and Romanie before the Giro is a bit of an overkill, since he also did a few races before that. Do they want him to target the gc here, since he's not gonna win any tts at the Giro?

I have no idea why Sobrero is riding the Romandie after hix exertions so far in 2023 - My understanding is he is targetting the one or two reduced sprints and the ITT - Yates is riding for GC while Harper and Dunbar will also try their hand at GC - My guess is Sobrero is riding the TDF, instead of the Giro, even though he is listed on PCS for the Giro.
 
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I have no idea why Sobrero is riding the Romandie after hix exertions so far in 2023 - My understanding is he is targetting the one or two reduced sprints and the ITT - Yates is riding for GC while Harper and Dunbar will also try their hand at GC - My guess is Sobrero is riding the TDF, instead of the Giro, even though he is listed on PCS for the Giro.
After racing in Euskadi Sobrero still talked about racing the Giro after the Ardennes Classics, so no idea what's going on...
 
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Does Jayco want to kill Sobrero before the Giro? Euskadi, Ardennes triple and Romanie before the Giro is a bit of an overkill, since he also did a few races before that. Do they want him to target the gc here, since he's not gonna win any tts at the Giro?
I have no idea why Sobrero is riding the Romandie after hix exertions so far in 2023 - My understanding is he is targetting the one or two reduced sprints and the ITT - Yates is riding for GC while Harper and Dunbar will also try their hand at GC - My guess is Sobrero is riding the TDF, instead of the Giro, even though he is listed on PCS for the Giro.
the organizers apparently also aren't happy with Jayco because they refused to line up Balmer for his home race

 
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