Le Tour Mediterranéen - Stage 1

by drheaton   February 13, 2014  

Lumpy day today with a possible sprint finish, difficult to pick a team and the race as a whole should be pretty interesting:

My team:
Chavanel
Degenkolb
Rosa
Belletti
Felline
LL Sanchez
Oliphant
Denifl
Quintero

Purist:
Peraud
Ludvigsson
Degenkolb
Chavanel
LL Sanchez
Zoidl
Jungels
Fedrigo
Vimpere

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peltaton split in to 6 groups Confused

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posted by livestrongnick [1404 posts]
13th February 2014 - 15:47

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Degenkolb suffered a mechanical problem! Crying

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posted by livestrongnick [1404 posts]
13th February 2014 - 16:22

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Degenkolb mechanical 10k out - balls

posted by Twybaydos [188 posts]
13th February 2014 - 16:25

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That directvelo site is brilliant. Love their Google Earth parcours maps.

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posted by Gizmo_ [642 posts]
13th February 2014 - 16:44

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1,4,8,12 standard and 8,9,11,12 purist. Combine the two for a decent score. Reason I didn't pick Napolitano was because I thought today was his only scoring chance, so will be kicking myself if he makes it to the end tomorrow as well!

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posted by chrisdstripes [1353 posts]
13th February 2014 - 16:56

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1,8,14 for std. I wish I'd had the courage of my convictions and Sonny C in both teams instead of just my purists (3,8 & 12)

posted by simon F [869 posts]
13th February 2014 - 17:07

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Cough Cough....when did Maciej Paterski get removed from the startlist and why didn't I get an email informing me of this change?

Now my purist is one man down Angry Angry

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posted by Gkam84 [8134 posts]
13th February 2014 - 17:37

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Quote:
Tour Mediterranéen: REMOVED Adrian Kurek from CCC Polsat Polkowice roster
Tour Mediterranéen: ADDED Bartlomiej Matysiak to CCC Polsat Polkowice roster
Tour Mediterranéen: REMOVED Maciej Paterski from CCC Polsat Polkowice roster
Tour Mediterranéen: ADDED Marek Rutkiewicz to CCC Polsat Polkowice roster

posted by roadcc_admin [100 posts]
12th February 2014 - 20:18

Not sure why you didn't get the email though.

I assume you've set the email settings? I've not been getting the stage score updates that I signed up for so not sure. Something for Dave to look at me thinks.

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
13th February 2014 - 17:40

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1,4,8,11 std so far Plain Face

posted by chiv30 [595 posts]
13th February 2014 - 17:41

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chrisdstripes wrote:
1,4,8,12 standard and 8,9,11,12 purist. Combine the two for a decent score. Reason I didn't pick Napolitano was because I thought today was his only scoring chance, so will be kicking myself if he makes it to the end tomorrow as well!

That's my excuse. The other days are lumpier.

Although stage 3 is only 63km... even I might make the time cutoff for that...

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posted by Gizmo_ [642 posts]
13th February 2014 - 17:56

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Gkam84 wrote:
Cough Cough....when did Maciej Paterski get removed from the startlist and why didn't I get an email informing me of this change?

Now my purist is one man down Angry Angry

When i logged on this morning with about 30 mins to go he was blanked out as i had him in both my teams.

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posted by stumps [2425 posts]
13th February 2014 - 17:59

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I've not been getting the scores email everyday! ? had it twice during down under and once for Qatar! ? Thinking

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posted by livestrongnick [1404 posts]
13th February 2014 - 18:00

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2,8,11 for standard and only 12th for purist Thinking

here's the 16 - 20.

16 MARTINEZ, Yannick (EUROPCAR)
17 SILIN, Egor (KATUSHA)
18 BRUTT, Pavel (KATUSHA)
19 FELLINE, Fabio (TREK FACTORY RACING)
20 BARGUIL, Warren (GIANT-SHIMANO)

Steephill have Hutarovich in 12th on their results ?

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posted by stumps [2425 posts]
13th February 2014 - 18:05

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Top 20
1-Degenkolb (Giant-Shimano)
2-Napolitano (Wanty)
3-Colbrelli (Bardiani)
4-Beletti (Androni)
5-Giraud (La Pomme Marseille)
6-Gautier (Europcar)
7-Selvaggi (Wanty)
8-Sanchez (Caja Rujal)
9-Planckaert (Roubaix-Lille Metropole)
10-Delaplace (Bretagne-Seché)
11-Chavanel (IAM)
10-Anthony Delaplace Bretagne - Séché Environnement
11-Sylvain Chavanel IAM Cycling
12-Yauheni Hutarovich AG2R La Mondiale
13-Tobias Ludvigsson Team Giant-Shimano
14-Rudy Barbier Roubaix - Lille Métropole
15-Thor Hushovd BMC Racing Team
16-Yannick Martinez Team Europcar
17-Egor Silin Team Katusha
18-Pavel Brutt Team Katusha
19-Fabio Felline Trek Factory Racing
20-Warren Barguil

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posted by livestrongnick [1404 posts]
13th February 2014 - 18:26

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If he is then I have 12th as well Devil

posted by chiv30 [595 posts]
13th February 2014 - 18:29

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1, 4, 10, 12 std 8, 11, 13purist hmmmmm Thinking

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posted by livestrongnick [1404 posts]
13th February 2014 - 18:30

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At least the late appearance of Jabba in 12th has given me a few more points. 1,8,12 and 15 now.

posted by simon F [869 posts]
13th February 2014 - 18:37

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Scores are uploading.

I'm currently missing the results of the intermediate sprint which I can't find anywhere so that will be an additional 6, 4 and 2 points to add once those results appear. I may just leave it until tomorrow and wait to see if the official site lists them overnight.

Also, an email should have gone out confirming scores, everyone who signed up for it got it?

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
13th February 2014 - 20:14

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I've had the email after every stage. Perhaps people should check their spam to make sure it hasn't been plopped into there.

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posted by stumps [2425 posts]
13th February 2014 - 20:42

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got the email Thanks Wave

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posted by livestrongnick [1404 posts]
13th February 2014 - 20:56

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Well I've made two rash changes ....before looking at my placing today D Oh

posted by chiv30 [595 posts]
13th February 2014 - 21:12

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Making no changes for tomorrow. A combination of sagely saving my transfers and ignorantly having no idea of who to pick.

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posted by Ghedebrav [802 posts]
13th February 2014 - 21:14

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Dropping Rosa and making a second change too in order to get a decent replacement, this is not going to plan.

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
13th February 2014 - 21:20

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A few faces managed to drop a whole chunk of time today, with a hilly looking stage tomorrow, could be a few in the breakaway.

At least, that's what I'm hoping!

posted by Rant [13 posts]
13th February 2014 - 21:57

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there is some non premium players with scores ...
Weird ...
Can the non premium players ... play this competion ?

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posted by petiagos [55 posts]
14th February 2014 - 1:00

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None premiums should not be playing this game, it should not be selectable.

I've emailed Dave, but it is almost 1am....

Lets hope they get chucked off the tour and it gets sorted

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posted by Gkam84 [8134 posts]
14th February 2014 - 1:41

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Ghedebrav wrote:
Making no changes for tomorrow. A combination of sagely saving my transfers and ignorantly having no idea of who to pick.

That sounds about right. I've not found much info about the length/incline of the climbs for the next 2 days, so impossible to make a judegement on whether sprinters can make it to the finish - I reckon just wait and see today...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1353 posts]
14th February 2014 - 10:57

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Is there a more macho man than Johhn Degenkolb doing interviews?

He's fantastic at them.....as if his answers are direct challenges 'The team were great for me today Hmm?'......and that 'tache too

#ManCrush?

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
14th February 2014 - 14:11

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Gkam84 wrote:
None premiums should not be playing this game, it should not be selectable.

I've emailed Dave, but it is almost 1am....

Lets hope they get chucked off the tour and it gets sorted

I can still see non premium teams in this comp and they are still scoring points , any news?

posted by chiv30 [595 posts]
14th February 2014 - 19:03

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ray silvester wrote:
Is there a more macho man than Johhn Degenkolb doing interviews?

He's fantastic at them.....as if his answers are direct challenges 'The team were great for me today Hmm?'......and that 'tache too

#ManCrush?

#Mancrush. Wave

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posted by Ghedebrav [802 posts]
14th February 2014 - 19:34

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