Rider updates: Alberto Contador, Alexandre Vinokourov and Nicolas Roche

I’m following the progress of three stage racers in 2012: arguably the greatest of his generation, Alberto Contador, Astana’s Alexandre Vinokourov – in probably his last year before retirement –  and AG2R’s Nico Roche. The three have been enjoying [not sure that’s the correct word – Ed] wildly different starts to the 2012 season. Here’s a quick summary of what they have been doing over the last few weeks.
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