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Old 03-17-17, 07:53 AM   #1
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Your favorite to win 2017 Milan-Sanremo?

Hey all,

For those of you who follow the classics season: Who do you want, or who do you think will win the 2017 edition of Milan-Sanremo.

Being Belgian, I am of course biased, but I am hoping for a win for either Greg Van Avermaet or Tom Boonen (his last chance to get his first win there).

What about you guys?
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My heart says Boonen but my head says Sagan. Though I want Boonen to win Paris Roubaix.
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I say Sagan. But, then, I'm not a serious cyclist.
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Sagan.
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My heart says Boonen but my head says Sagan. Though I want Boonen to win Paris Roubaix.
Exactly, 5th Paris Roubaix for Boonen would be awesome.

Sagan is on paper the favorite for Milan Sanremo. Heck, he is the favorite for almost any classics race. However, Milan-Sanremo has proven to be very unpredictable in the past, so its really anyones race.
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I'm not a fan of Sky by any means . While all eyes are on Sagan, the door is open for others like GVA who has taken Sagan . But I'm thinking Kwiatkowski can get away, with help from Stannard, Van Poppel, and Rowe . Agreed Boonen at PR would be great .
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Awesome finish worthy of La Classicissima di primavera. After some initial trouble with the Eurosport stream I switched to British Eurosport2 stream which had excellent picture quality and very little buffering.

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Legendary wheel sucking by Kwiatowski and Alaphilippe.

The new rule in the pro peloton : Everyone against Sagan.
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I am becoming a big fan of Alaphilippe, but all three were great.
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Sagan was kind of outsmarted here, sprinting off the top of the group. Although he sometimes has the power to accomplish it that way as well.
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Legendary wheel sucking by Kwiatowski and Alaphilippe.

The new rule in the pro peloton : Everyone against Sagan.
They all did the same to Fabian when he was dominating, it's their only chance, plus Alaphilippe didn't have to work, he had Gaviria a few seconds behind and Kwiato had Viviani in the same group just behind. That's bike racing.

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Sagan was kind of outsmarted here, sprinting off the top of the group. Although he sometimes has the power to accomplish it that way as well.
Winning races is a matter of split second decisions, if Sagan waited a few seconds longer he would have won.

Sagan is the most exciting, best bike handler and best bike racer currently.
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