Posted by Badeend (2014-01-20 16:31 CET)
Stage 1 Tour Down Under
The first World Tour race of the season starts with a 137km stage to Angaston. At 10km from the finish we have Menglers Hill, about 2km at an average percentage of 7%. A climb long and steep enough to divide the pack.
Was this match-up 2 years ago then this would be a 50/50 bet, or even in favor of Schleck. But we are 2014 and Schleck didnt race sinds he was kicked out of the Tour de France in 2012 and banned untill now. A year and a half without racing will take is toll.
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