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Ozymandius
29 Jun 12 16:57
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The great race starts tomorrow lads. 

Bookies have it as a 2 horse race, Wiggins vs Evans.  Wiggins looks very short, even if the course suits him and he has had a stellar year. 

Have thrown a few quid on Gessink at 55s and Van Den Broek at 26s for interest.

Any views?
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Report dj876 June 29, 2012 5:02 PM BST
It looks a 2 horse race is right,1/2 coupled is probably value with Schleck out.
I think Sammy Sanchez looks a big price at 8/1 to win mountain classification.
Report Viva Pataca June 29, 2012 8:31 PM BST
Frank Schleck is overpriced. No Andy, no Contador, Schleck might snaeak a place if he can limit the damage in time trials. When it comes to the long Alps climbs, he's the strongest climber in the field.
Report Ozymandius June 29, 2012 8:55 PM BST
I thought I heard something about Frank Schleck coming back from injury or not having a good preparation or some negative or other.  Might explain the price.
Report Viva Pataca June 29, 2012 9:13 PM BST
He rode a good Tour de Suisse a couple of weeks ago.
Report jumper June 30, 2012 1:50 PM BST
From an Irish context, Dan Martin will be aiming to win a stage and it wouldn't be the greatest surprise if he does on of the more lumpier stages. He'll be a price too as this is such a strong field. Don't forget his stage win last year at the Vuelta as well as his efforts in the Tour of Poland.
Report pa lapsy July 2, 2012 8:24 PM BST
^ Hasn,t started bad at all currently 23rd(Roche 24th) at this early stage.
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