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    Leonardo Piepoli?

    any guesses on the chance that Piepoli's stage 10 sample will be positive? Following Millar's comment about performances looking too good to be true, what are the chances that a clean, 37 year old Piepoli rides away from the peloton, drops Frank Schleck, and as he rides away with Cobo actually waits a few times for him to get back on? In places, he was actually climbing with one hand while looking around for Cobo.

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    Piepoli has always been a great climber and his results every year are pretty consistent but this year he has been riding better than normal.

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    Piepoli is arguably the most natural climber in the Tour, I think -- and hope -- he was riding clean.

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    I doubt he was clean. Schleck was desperately trying to take the stage but blew up in the process, and he's a hard core devoted to one stage rider.

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    My guess is Piepoli will get pipped, as will Cobo.

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    Why was the SD bus trying to get to the Spanish border?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BAi9302010
    Piepoli has always been a great climber and his results every year are pretty consistent but this year he has been riding better than normal.
    Piepoli is definitely one of the Old School italian riders. I'm gonna go with he (and Cobo) gets pinched and/or is exposed as part of an organized, team-supported doping program. I predict that Ricco will tell all when looking at time in a french prison. It is the only way one of these guys will name names etc.

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