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Old 01-06-06, 01:36 AM   #1
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Paris-Nice 2006

March 5-12. Here is the team lineup:

• Team CSC
• Phonak Hearing Systems
• Rabobank
• Davitamon � Lotto
• Liberty Seguros � Würth Team
• Gerolsteiner
• Saunier Duval � Prodir
• Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
• Crédit Agricole
• Caisse d'Épargne � Illes Balears
• Cofidis, Le Crédit par Téléphone
• Quick Step � Innergetic • T-Mobile Team
• Liquigas
• Lampre
• Bouygues Telecom
• Team Milram
• Euskaltel � Euskadi
• Française des Jeux
• AG2R Prévoyance
• Agritubel
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Paris-Nice, also called "prep" for the classics guys. One week of hard riding, just a couple weeks before the great one-days start up.

My GC pick - Valverde, he'll want to start the year with a bang and he was awful close last year. After that, he'll follow a schedule closer to what Tour GC guys do. Race just enough and do big training camps.
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Old 01-06-06, 07:22 AM   #3
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Man it's two solid months away and we are allready talking about it....talkin' about jonesn' for some racing!!!!!

Yeah Valverde is my pick for the Tour if Basso falters.
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I'd put my money on Vino (Liberty Seguros) - he also is looking forward to starting the year with a bang... moreover this time he'll be backed up by 3 of his teammates from Kazahstan.
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