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Edvald Boasson Hagen - Take Me In

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Aaaaah, found a song for my Boasson Hagen video!! xD

Snow problem? It’s no problem.

Photo from last year shows Boasson-Hagen copes with cold weather.

But it helps to have a CX bike with studded tyres. Note the bottle in the pocket on his back, this might not freeze, unlike the one on his frame.

Is Birthday boy Boasson Hagen being poorly utilized at Sky?

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Eddy Boasson Hagen could only manage 4th spot in stage 2 of the Tour of Norway despite a strong leadout from the rest of Team Sky he couldn’t hold of a charging Raymond Kreder (Garmin). Alessandro Petacchi finished 2nd and will be in the leaders jersey tomorrow and Lotto’s Tosh Van der Sande came in 3rd on the finish in Drammen.

I know Sky have got alot of stick when it comes to how they are utilizing Eddy B but personally i think maybes hes a little over hyped, dont get me wrong i love him as a character but hes just not really performed so far this season having only won 2 stages, one in Tirreno - Adriatico & the other in Volta ao Algarve. I feel he’s much more suited to the harder finishes and not flat out sprints, his 2 wins in last years Tour were proof of that with his win in Lisieux & then later in Pinerelo. So as Eddy B turns 24 i just hope Sky or Edvald himself decide what sort of a rider he is going to be before his undoubted potential has gone to waste.

(via Team Sky | Pro Cycling | Tour of Norway | Latest News | Edvald fourth in Norway)