Tour of Qatar Stage 2

by adholman   February 10, 2014  

Come on then folks lets have some chat then.......

I missed all breakaway riders yesterday and have opted to bring in a couple of riders to give me safe GC points for today. AM contemplating some penalties tonight for tomorrow's TT.

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No changes for me

The obvious pick would be to have bought Terpstra in but that would have meant ditching DeMare,Greipel or Viviani to be qble to afford him and to be honest they are my idea of the 1-2-3 today......so I'll think I'll wait until the TT

Greipel
Viviani
DeMare
Markus
Boonen
Breschel
Kohler
Hepburn
Waeytens

posted by ray silvester [1708 posts]
10th February 2014 - 10:14

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I'm not making any changes - annoyed I didn't gamble on Elmiger but he was just too expensive to fit in. So saving transfers for the TT now...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1525 posts]
10th February 2014 - 10:31

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Ditched Bos as Belkin are likely to go with Markus. Brought Terpstra in a day early.

posted by Twybaydos [265 posts]
10th February 2014 - 10:47

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Brought in Elmiger for Haussler a day early

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3749 posts]
10th February 2014 - 11:14

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Twitter reports echelons have split the peloton into EIGHT groups!

posted by ray silvester [1708 posts]
10th February 2014 - 11:48

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now 2 crashes and.....its all back together!

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posted by adholman [79 posts]
10th February 2014 - 12:24

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English stream at http://hdfoots.com/watch/beinsports-11-live-stream.php
Should go to live very soon.

posted by simon F [977 posts]
10th February 2014 - 13:33

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24 ridres out front, Cancellara in 3rd echelon 40secs behind.....all Opqs riders in the front group Nerd

'Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you'

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posted by livestrongnick [1661 posts]
10th February 2014 - 13:34

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boonen gets it Big Grin

'Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you'

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posted by livestrongnick [1661 posts]
10th February 2014 - 14:16

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1 BOONEN Tom
2 ROELANDTS Jurgen
3 MøRKøV Michael
4 Fenn Andrew
5 Breschel Matti
6 Stannard Ian
7 TERPSTRA Niki
8 SIEBERG Marcel
9 BOOM Lars
10 KROON Karsten

'Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you'

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posted by livestrongnick [1661 posts]
10th February 2014 - 14:23

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I made no changes, the same as I did for tour down under, I have a large case of the "care" factor.....i.e. I do not care

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posted by Gkam84 [8639 posts]
10th February 2014 - 14:40

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Gkam84 wrote:
I made no changes, the same as I did for tour down under, I have a large case of the "care" factor.....i.e. I do not care

Yea i think you need to watch the races in order to connect and then 'care' about them. With the olympics I've missed most of these.

my purist is doing better than my standard,
1,3,9 today

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posted by backflipbedlem [634 posts]
10th February 2014 - 15:23

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Nope, I just have no interest in mens pro cycling at all this year

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posted by Gkam84 [8639 posts]
10th February 2014 - 15:28

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Gkam84 wrote:
Nope, I just have no interest in mens pro cycling at all this year

That's funny, I have no interest in your comments this year, either... Just kidding Smile

posted by benji p [51 posts]
10th February 2014 - 16:42

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Gkam84 wrote:
Nope, I just have no interest in mens pro cycling at all this year

I don't understand why you bother posting if you have no interest... Do you 'want' people to know you're not interested? Do you 'want' people to know you're not really trying to 'win'? You seem really into this game sometimes, I mean you always post results, but sometimes you seen disaffected, bored... Are you depressed? I mean I appreciate your insights and that you help out with the game, but sometimes you sound so disaffected it's hard to ignore... Are you ok?...

You know who I am.

posted by orli [76 posts]
10th February 2014 - 16:46

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Tomorrow would be the perfect day to get rid of the '2 man per team' rule! Smile

posted by lucas [78 posts]
10th February 2014 - 16:51

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Scores are updating

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posted by Gkam84 [8639 posts]
10th February 2014 - 16:55

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My purist continues to outperform my standard! Largely thanks to Morkov today.

Will continue to fiddle tomorrow, two changes on the cards. No trace of the iron discipline I showed in TDU.

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posted by Ghedebrav [996 posts]
10th February 2014 - 17:54

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Should have picked stannard or roelandts

J Andrew Hill

Its a marathon, not a snickers

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posted by JAndrewHill [1206 posts]
10th February 2014 - 17:59

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2,3,7,9 and at least one or two other places in top 20 for me , was tempted with a pen transfer for boonen ...wish I had now Waiting

posted by chiv30 [815 posts]
10th February 2014 - 18:03

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Is the game still updating for everyone, or just me?

posted by Wig_Billy [574 posts]
10th February 2014 - 19:06

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Wig_Billy wrote:
Is the game still updating for everyone, or just me?

Been waiting almost two hours and still nothing

.......updating,,,,,,,,

posted by stevemarks [400 posts]
10th February 2014 - 19:07

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Yep still updating here as well

posted by chiv30 [815 posts]
10th February 2014 - 19:18

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stevemarks wrote:
... Been waiting almost two hours and still nothing...

Damn, Gkam, what happened to your resolution for 2014?

Gkam84 wrote:
Run the game better than last year. Less mistakes on my part.....that's about it

Did you forget to log out or did you close a tab you shouldn't have or did you use a browser that gave you trouble? Wink Does this have anything to do with you not caring about men's cycling anymore? Waiting Hmmm... Thinking I can see it's up now, but what happened?...

You know who I am.

posted by orli [76 posts]
10th February 2014 - 19:20

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That 8 man OPQS break was impressiveand it's difficult seeing anyone unseating Terpstra now

posted by ray silvester [1708 posts]
10th February 2014 - 23:30

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Sorry folks, beyond my control. Dave fixed it. There was an issue with the badges

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posted by Gkam84 [8639 posts]
11th February 2014 - 1:52

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Gkam84 wrote:
There was an issue with the badges

The badges held up the scoring? Don't mess with the badges while doing the scoring, Gkam! Wink

posted by benji p [51 posts]
11th February 2014 - 1:58

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ray silvester wrote:
That 8 man OPQS break was impressiveand it's difficult seeing anyone unseating Terpstra now

They're looking very slick indeed. To be honest I was sceptical that Boonen would bounce back after last season. It remains to be seen, of course, but he looks to be taking great form into the classics.

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posted by Ghedebrav [996 posts]
11th February 2014 - 9:19

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