Well, by now you all know that the complexion of Paris-Roubaix has been changed somewhat because of Fabian’s untimely nose dive last Sunday. This leaves Tom Boonen as probably the clear favorite. But, even though he’s been my man all season, I’m going to say his luck can’t hold out much longer. P-R just has too many ways to make you wish you’d just stayed home (like Boonen’s flat last year in the Arenburg Trench that put him out of contention). Still, I wouldn’t bet against him.
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Poor Cancellara, it was a bad fall. Boonen and Hushovd are the faves I know, but I have a feeling Boasson Hagen is going to do well.
Yeah, I might add Boasson Hagen to my ‘team’, now that you mention it. My sentimental favorite is Hushovd, but he never seems to have that extra gear in Roubaix.
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I absolutely agree. The first few minutes of bike cleaning is worth the watch!
One thing that is a constant across all sports: if I pick a star player for my fantasy squad, he WILL get hurt. My apologies to Mr. Cancellara.
I’m sure he doesn’t take it personally, Steve. Now, don’t forget to trade him quick!
You sure called it when you mentioned that Tom is in good shape this year.
I was just about to money down on him yesterday, too. The odds weren’t very good anyway. What an epic race!
good result in velogames
holding your own with the elite know it alls
I think I’m gaining on him! Only 7 trades left, so I’m running out of ‘good luck’.