What's everyone's opinions of the new British team?
They're certainly not in the peloton to make any friends. The UCI Asia Tour two-step this month in Qatar and Oman made that pretty clear. They especially seem to be forming a rivalry with Cervelo TestTeam, which is fine by me.
But they're winning. Edvald Boasson Hagen has the chance to be a once-in-a-lifetime type rider. They look to have a pretty solid leadout train, with plenty of interchangeable parts. While I'm skeptical, there's every possibility Bradley Wiggins will maintain the form he showed in last year's Tour and be a podium favorite this year. And today, of all people, Juan Antonio Flecha won Omloop Het Nieuwsblad.
I was never too thrilled about this team, knowing who sponsors it. And if they _are_ becoming the rivals of my favorite team, so much the better. What does everybody make of them, two months into the season?