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View Poll Results: Should Milan-San Remo "toughen up"?
Change the event, add some tough climbs 3 37.50%
Leave it, a sprinters' classic is great 5 62.50%
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Old 03-25-03, 02:09 PM   #1
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Change Milan-San Remo?

Milan-San Remo may undergo a significant change in the next few years (possibly 2004). There is a movement afoot to toughen up the climbs before the finish to make breakaway victories more likely.

Obviously riders like Cipollini oppose such changes, saying that there is nothing wrong with a sprinter winning a classic and too many classics already fit this proposed format.

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Old 03-25-03, 08:30 PM   #2
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How about 2 courses that alternate every other year (one climbing and one for the sprinters.) That way we would see a different winner every year.
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Old 03-26-03, 01:06 AM   #3
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Im no fan of changing courses. This race and others (e.g. Gent-Welvegem, Tour de Flandres, Paris-Roubaix) are classics and should not be changed to apparentlya make the race more interesting.
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Old 03-26-03, 06:47 AM   #4
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What makes a Classic is the fact that it reamins the same year to year. Milan-San Remo was originally a sprinters race and should remain the same.
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