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Hamilton's 2007 Start

Old 02-08-07, 04:34 PM
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Hamilton's 2007 Start

Did not make the cutoff time in the GP d'Ouverture La Marseillaise; 11 seconds behind in stage 1 of Etoile de Bessèges and with the pack in stage 2. Sounds like the weather has been pretty bad though. Thoughts? Flames? Rants?
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How'd his twin do?
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How'd his twin do?
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Well according to cyclingnews he's been training with Cecchini, so ...

I think with all the time off it's going to be at least until the end of the season -- if not next year -- that we will see an in-form Hamilton. His optimism about the Giro is more like fantasy.

If he'd admitted to his guilt at the outset, I would be rooting him on. But as it stands I'm pretty nonplussed.
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I disagree. I think he will outperform at the Giro. I don't think his team is strong enough to get him on the podium but top 3 on a stage won't shock me.
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Originally Posted by Dial_tone
I disagree. I think he will outperform at the Giro. I don't think his team is strong enough to get him on the podium but top 3 on a stage won't shock me.

+1, It would be great to have a Basso/Hamilton battle. To once and for all see who has the best drug connections..... but like Dial tone said... I doubt Tinkov would be able to support Tyler (even if he surpsignly was in form).
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Originally Posted by domestique
+1, It would be great to have a Basso/Hamilton battle.
I think we know who the podium girls will be cheering on in that one...
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Originally Posted by DrPete
I think we know who the podium girls will be cheering on in that one...
oooh, nasty.
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Originally Posted by Dial_tone
I don't think his team is strong enough to get him on the podium
Your doubting Toto now?
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