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Old 17.08.2017, 11:45 AM
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Originally Posted by RichardCunliffe View Post
Looks like more evidence to support the idea of going for stage wins in the big races rather than playing it safe and finishing say 18th in the GC.

The drop off in prize money for top 20 GC finishes is much steeper than I'd expected.
Plus the publicity. Who wants to advertise with a guy who anonymously rode to 13th place? You want your brand name with a photo of Warren Barguil celebrating a stage win at the top of the Izoard wearing the polka dots. Barguil will gets loads more money in endorsements following his Tour than someone who played it safe.
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