Who will win the Vuelta a España 2017?

Who will win the Vuelta?

  • Chris Froome

    Votes: 51 42.9%
  • Vincenzo Nibali

    Votes: 19 16.0%
  • Alberto Contador

    Votes: 13 10.9%
  • Esteban Chaves

    Votes: 7 5.9%
  • Fabio Aru

    Votes: 2 1.7%
  • Illnur Zakarin

    Votes: 3 2.5%
  • Miguel Angel Lopez

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • One of the Yates bros

    Votes: 3 2.5%
  • Ofc. an outsider, it's an odd year

    Votes: 19 16.0%
  • Vino

    Votes: 2 1.7%

  • Total voters
    119
It's hard to look past Froome because he always seems invincible going into a GT (and when he's under-performing it's because he's not trying :rolleyes: ), but I think Nibali will win as long as he avoids cracking badly in the opening week.
 
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TMP402 said:
Brullnux said:
It's an odd year, so an odd winner (Aru, Horner, Cobo...). Granted the list ends there but there is a precedent.
Ouch, you think Aru will never win another GT?
He probably will, but he wasn't a favourite at the start of the 2015 race. Similar to Chaves now, so I think he has a good chance along with Kelderman and Pozzo.
 
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Vasilis said:
bob.a.feet said:
Brullnux said:
It's an odd year, so an odd winner (Aru, Horner, Cobo...). Granted the list ends there but there is a precedent.
Aru was one of the best GT riders of 2015, and other years he's been close.
But was he really a favourite for the victory beforehand?
I wonder what the history of people being considered favourites before winning one is? Dumoulin 2016 Giro? Froome 2013 Tour, Wiggins 2012 Tour, Evans 2011 Tour?
 
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TMP402 said:
Vasilis said:
bob.a.feet said:
Brullnux said:
It's an odd year, so an odd winner (Aru, Horner, Cobo...). Granted the list ends there but there is a precedent.
Aru was one of the best GT riders of 2015, and other years he's been close.
But was he really a favourite for the victory beforehand?
I wonder what the history of people being considered favourites before winning one is? Dumoulin 2016 Giro? Froome 2013 Tour, Wiggins 2012 Tour, Evans 2011 Tour?
Dumoulin not really (I'm guessing you mean 2017) the rest yes
 

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