You made your case last week. Now cast your vote.
Today we start the voting for the 2012 Podium Cafe awards. On tap: Rider and race day of the year, favorite team, biggest surprise and most improved. Let's start with the most straightforward, and most prestigious, men's award: the 2012 Podium Cafe Rider of the Year! For background info, nominations and arguments, go here.
Voting ends Friday at noon Pacific, so cast your votes on all five Men's categories ASAP!
Who was the 2012 Men's rider of the year?
Bradley Wiggins, Sky (136 votes)
Joaquim Rodriguez, Katusha (42 votes)
Peter Sagan, Liquigas (40 votes)
Tom Boonen, OPQS (35 votes)
Alberto Contador, Saxo-Tinkoff (3 votes)
Ryder Hesjedal, Garmin (12 votes)
Mark Cavendish, Sky (3 votes)
Andre Greipel, Lotto-Belisol (1 vote)
Alejandro Valverde, Movistar (0 votes)
Philippe Gilbert, BMC (2 votes)
274 total votes