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Old 02-23-2013, 09:19 PM   #1
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Classics or the Granced Tours....what is your preference?

I have been (and still am) a big fan of the 3 Grand Tours. The drama is almost palpable and you can't beat it for theatre but.....in the past 7 years or so, I have really been looking forward to the spring classics. I have come to enjoy the balls out racing for that one day with the riders leaving nothing for tomorrow. I think that what got me so into the classics was the countless times I had to explain my love of cycling and pro cycling to my non-cycling friends who have only heard of the Tour de France. I guess it may also be that the advent of the classics also means that spring is around the corner and I can get out riding again. I do not like to HTFU and ride in the winter .

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I like the classics better. The favorites got caught out in the Omloop ysterday, looking at each other while the winning move went up the road.


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Omloop was great! Awesome, awesome, awesome. Couldn't believe the split between the breakaway, the chase and the peloton. Unreal!

I like the grand tours, of all of them I like the Giro the most followed by Le Tour.
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I like the grand tours, of all of them I like the Giro the most followed by Le Tour.
The single day of cycling racing that I look forward to most each year is definitely Paris-Roubaix.

Especially last year, the Giro was so much better than Le Tour. But honestly, I thought some of the best racing of the season was seen in the USA Pro Challenge.

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