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Old 07-28-09, 01:30 PM   #1
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Wiggins drops track for Tour bid

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/othe...ng/8173471.stm

He's on!
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Old 07-28-09, 01:46 PM   #2
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thats awesome! he's already conquered the track and I'm looking forward to a brit on the podium
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Garmin Drops Wiggins for Contador

Seriously - if Wiggins is still on Garmin through next year - why the hell would they court Contador, especially with Wiggins focusing on the TDF.
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They have 2 very strong Top 10 contenders in Wiggins and VdV, and a star sprinter in Farrar, as well TT talents in Wiggins and Millar. Good team.
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Garmin Drops Wiggins for Contador

Seriously - if Wiggins is still on Garmin through next year - why the hell would they court Contador, especially with Wiggins focusing on the TDF.
Anybody can focus, winning is a whole different thing.
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Anybody can focus, winning is a whole different thing.
If he improves his climbing, he can have a good shot at a podium spot ...
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If he improves his climbing, he can have a good shot at a podium spot ...
Yes, but there is a considerable distance between that and a proven winner of all 3 GTs.
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That's awesome. Go Wiggo! Well, you know, after Lance.
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Yes, but there is a considerable distance between that and a proven winner of all 3 GTs.
Oh no, I don't mean AC. More like #2 or #3 - he was pretty close to LA.
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