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    Le Tour de France

    Any part-time roadies into the tour? I see after stage 1 we have an american in 4th

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    I'm watching it. Keep an eye on Peter Sagan. He's motivated.

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    Fabian is the man. I hope he keeps yellow for many days.

    Sagan looks like he has great potential.

    I wish Andy were riding this year.

    I think it is too early for a prediction, but I do not think Cadel will repeat as winner.

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    Watching it as well. My productivity will suffer greatly for the next six weeks, since the Olympics kick off a few days after the TdF concludes.

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    I'm not really supporting anyone in particular, but I am keeping an eye on Sagan. After watching him at the Tour of California, it was pretty cool to see him come from behind Cancellara for the win today.

    It's also cool to see how well RadioShack is doing, considering all the crap they went through in the past few weeks. I guess I kinda am partial to them, because they have a Basque rider and a RadioShack team victory means that a Basque person can share in the victory, which we can all pretty well assume Euskaltel-Euskadi won't be doing.
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    I was watching it this morning and thinking, "Why is RadioShack doing all the work to catch the breakaway?" I didn't realize Cancellara's riding for them. Question answered.
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    Can we consider Cape Epic the The Tour de France of mountain biking?

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    Watching and in on the TdF pool at the LBS. $10, 9 riders with points given for the first 3 riders every stage, points daily for each jersey wearer and primes for highest point totals on the rest days. I don't know who the others have but my guys are Horner, Schleck, Evans, Hesjedal, Levi, Tony Martin, Farrar, Sagan and Cav. I picked 9 for the wife too :Sammy Sanchez, JJ Rojas (crashed out today so that sucks for her), Schleck, Levi, Wiggens, Evans, Freire, Sagan and Cav.

    I'd liked to have a favorite riders team too but I didn't. It would have been Hincapie, Casar, Voigt, Chavanel, Luis-Leon Sanchez, Tommy Voekler, Petacchi, Sammy Sanchez and Sagan. They'd be my picks for riders doing well but not in the top 10.

    At least this year we don't have to pick a lantern rouge as a tie-break.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chunky1x View Post
    Can we consider Cape Epic the The Tour de France of mountain biking?
    Old time TdF would be more like the current Tour Divide.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caffeine Powered View Post
    Watching and in on the TdF pool at the LBS. $10, 9 riders with points given for the first 3 riders every stage, points daily for each jersey wearer and primes for highest point totals on the rest days. I don't know who the others have but my guys are Horner, Schleck, Evans, Hesjedal, Levi, Tony Martin, Farrar, Sagan and Cav. I picked 9 for the wife too :Sammy Sanchez, JJ Rojas (crashed out today so that sucks for her), Schleck, Levi, Wiggens, Evans, Freire, Sagan and Cav.

    I'd liked to have a favorite riders team too but I didn't. It would have been Hincapie, Casar, Voigt, Chavanel, Luis-Leon Sanchez, Tommy Voekler, Petacchi, Sammy Sanchez and Sagan. They'd be my picks for riders doing well but not in the top 10.
    Hesjedal

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    Quote Originally Posted by crewjones View Post
    Any part-time roadies into the tour? I see after stage 1 we have an american in 4th
    Yes I am watching it - but nice name and Hell Track the greatest track ever made - just watched Rad yesterday.

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