Giro Del Trentino - Stage 1

by backflipbedlem   April 22, 2014  

So TTT today followed by a few days of brutal climbing, should be a good one to watch. Although I can't seem to find anywhere that will be showing it live.

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is Seb Henao riding?

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posted by adholman [80 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 10:57

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nope, appeared as greyed out in my team this morning, luckily swapped him out

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posted by backflipbedlem [683 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 11:26

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Luckily I just took out henao for Boswell before the deadline

Surprising Sky are only taking 7 riders to Trentino

Team Sky@TeamSky · 1h
#Trentino14 begins today with a TTT. 15:18 (local) start @theboz91 @DarioCataldo @PhilipDeignan @SalvatorePuccio #Siutsou @cjsutton2 #Wiggo

Purist team: Cuddles, Scarponi, Pozzovivo, Niemiec, Landa, Bongiorno, Cataldo, Bouet, Pantano

Standard - 2x Mov, 2x BMC, 2x Sky, 2x Astana and one ALM

posted by Twybaydos [319 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 11:51

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9 climbers for me. 2 Sky, 2 Mov, BMC, Rus, Cannondale, AG2R, NetApp. One guy I'm planning to bring in tomorrow but couldn't afford today...

Cataldo/Siutsou
Evans
Anton/Capecchi
Firsanov
Salerno
Pozzovivo
Machado

Purist has 6 of those, plus 3 climbers I'm hopeful for. Enjoyed picking this one, lots of budget flexibility and few out-and-out favourites, so could have a punt on a few random climbers.

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posted by chrisdstripes [1582 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 11:52

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Standard for the TT
Dayer Quintana (MOV)
Ian Boswell (SKY)
Mikel Landa (AST)
Domenico Pozzovivo (ALM)
Leopold Konig (TNE)
Fabio Aru (AST)
Bradley Wiggins (SKY)
Przemyslaw Niemiec (LAM)
Igor Anton Hernandez (MOV)

And Purist for climbers
Bradley Wiggins (SKY)
Leopold Konig (TNE)
Amets Txurruka (CJR)
Przemyslaw Niemiec (LAM)
Domenico Pozzovivo (ALM)
Igor Anton Hernandez (MOV)
Tiago Machado (TNE)
Daniel Teklehaimanot (MTQ)
Enrico Battaglin (BAR)

posted by Joelsim [1139 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 12:06

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standard

Bradley Wiggins (SKY)
Alex Dowsett (MOV)
Salvatore Puccio (SKY)
Fabio Aru (AST)
Przemyslaw Niemiec (LAM)
Igor Anton Hernandez (MOV)
Ivan Basso (CAD)
Valerio Agnoli (AST)
Marcos Garcia (CJR)

Purist

Leopold Konig (TNE)
Michele Scarponi (AST)
Domenico Pozzovivo (ALM)
Przemyslaw Niemiec (LAM)
Ivan Basso (CAD)
Bradley Wiggins (SKY)
Rick Zabel (BMC)
Ian Boswell (SKY)
Steve Morabito (BMC)

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1762 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 13:09

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Start times (GMT)

1 14:15 NERI SOTTOLI
2 14:18 TEAM SKY
3 14:21 LAMPRE-MERIDA
4 14:24 RUSVELO
5 14:27 MTN - QHUBEKA
6 14:30 TEAM NETAPP - ENDURA
7 14:33 CANNONDALE
8 14:36 BARDIANI CSF
9 14:39 CCC POLSAT POLKOWICE
10 14:42 CAJA RURAL - SEGUROS RGA
11 14:45 COLOMBIA
12 14:48 ANDRONI GIOCATTOLI VENEZUELA
13 14:51 BMC RACING TEAM
14 14:54 MOVISTAR TEAM
15 14:57 ASTANA PRO TEAM
16 15:00 AG2R LA MONDIALE

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posted by livestrongnick [1762 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 13:15

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Any idea why Sutton has been removed?

posted by rcorbin [208 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 13:23

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and there off!

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posted by backflipbedlem [683 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 14:19

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Purists:

Evans
Pozzovivo
Scarponi
Niemiec
Aru
Cataldo
Locatelli
Dupont
Anacona

posted by arsene [217 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 14:26

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NetAppEndura leading so far, beating sky

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posted by backflipbedlem [683 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 14:52

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movistar 4th so far, BMC leading

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posted by backflipbedlem [683 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 15:12

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1 BMC
2 Team NetAppEndura
3 Sky
4 Movistar
5 Canondale
6 Astana
7 RusVelo
8 Lampre
9 CCC Polsat
10 Colombia

Oss crossed line first

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posted by backflipbedlem [683 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 15:17

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1,2,3,3,4,4,5,7 for me, just Pozzovivo not scoring as expected. Didn't realise Sky only had 6 guys, but probably would still have picked the same team. I thought the Russians might do better today...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1582 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 15:23

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yea i figured they might struggle with a reduced team, but hey ho, defo called that one wrong. Picked Lampre instead of NetAppEndura, and no sky at all.

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posted by backflipbedlem [683 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 15:33

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NetApp kinda outta nowhere. Movistar very disappointing, Astana not great either.

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posted by Dux89 [86 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 15:55

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Damn, I had Henao, then he got greyed out. Swapped him for Boswell. Then Boswell got greyed out, so this morning I swapped him for, of course, Henao, who has back by then... now I find that Henao didn't start... not a good way to start...

posted by cgipryan [79 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 16:04

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Glad I didn't pick any BMC riders.

posted by Joelsim [1139 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 16:09

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cgipryan wrote:
Damn, I had Henao, then he got greyed out. Swapped him for Boswell. Then Boswell got greyed out, so this morning I swapped him for, of course, Henao, who has back by then... now I find that Henao didn't start... not a good way to start...

Sky have been changing there rosters like anything! One minute Boswell is riding, then they announce Boswell for Fleche, then they change there minds again.

Had the official startlist gone up a hour earlier yesterday, the changes would have been last night

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3861 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 16:39

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cgipryan wrote:
Damn, I had Henao, then he got greyed out. Swapped him for Boswell. Then Boswell got greyed out, so this morning I swapped him for, of course, Henao, who has back by then... now I find that Henao didn't start... not a good way to start...

Ditto, in purist too. Long tour now.

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posted by VVV73 [389 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 16:53

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Joelsim wrote:
Glad I didn't pick any BMC riders.

Ha ha ha! Good one! Smile

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posted by enrique [1684 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 16:54

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enrique wrote:
Joelsim wrote:
Glad I didn't pick any BMC riders.

Ha ha ha! Good one! Smile

I can't pick Evans as he is my least favourite cyclist in the world.

posted by Joelsim [1139 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 16:56

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Joelsim wrote:
I can't pick Evans...

You're just going to ignore him then? Thinking What if he wins the Giro del Trentino? You wouldn't ignore him for the Giro then, would you? I admire your conviction but, there must be a limit to it if he shows superb form, huh? I don't think you'll have to worry so much, but, it's interesting... I cringe every time I have to think about putting Kreuziger on one of my teams... Waiting I always hope he works for Alberto and won't score a thing! Plain Face

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posted by enrique [1684 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 18:29

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Yep I am going to ignore him. And he won't be in my team for the Giro either.

posted by Joelsim [1139 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 20:32

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TERatcliffe26 wrote:
cgipryan wrote:
Damn, I had Henao, then he got greyed out. Swapped him for Boswell. Then Boswell got greyed out, so this morning I swapped him for, of course, Henao, who has back by then... now I find that Henao didn't start... not a good way to start...

Sky have been changing there rosters like anything! One minute Boswell is riding, then they announce Boswell for Fleche, then they change there minds again.

Had the official startlist gone up a hour earlier yesterday, the changes would have been last night

They are only running 6 in Fleche aswell and Boswell isn't in there Thinking Thinking

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posted by Gkam84 [8795 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 20:54

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Got sick of Sky's dithering and dropped Henao... for Zabel Big Grin

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posted by Ghedebrav [1080 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 21:02

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The scoring information for stage 1 does not mention any points for the young rider classification. This only appears in stage 2. Should the YR points awarded be therefore removed?
Yes, I also got caught on the Henao/Boswell/Henao debacle.

posted by tony kappler [31 posts]
22nd April 2014 - 21:59

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tony kappler wrote:
The scoring information for stage 1 does not mention any points for the young rider classification. This only appears in stage 2. Should the YR points awarded be therefore removed?
Yes, I also got caught on the Henao/Boswell/Henao debacle.

It can be re-scored, however I may have missed ticking the box to select YR for stage 1, as a YR rider jersey was awarded at the end of the stage like the GC jersey (whereas points and mountain jerseys were not).

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3861 posts]
23rd April 2014 - 10:39

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Gkam, I couldn't work it out, one startlist that came out had Henao on, then Boswell, then Boswell was on Fleche on Skys site and Henao back on Trentino. Then only when the final startlist was published was Boswell back on Trentino, and unfortunately got published somewhere around 4/5pm on Monday, just after I left home and then wasn't on the computer to see that startlist until tuseday morning.

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23rd April 2014 - 10:43

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tony kappler wrote:
The scoring information for stage 1 does not mention any points for the young rider classification.... Should the YR points awarded be therefore removed?...

TERatcliffe26 wrote:
It can be re-scored, however I may have missed ticking the box to select YR for stage 1, as a YR rider jersey was awarded at the end of the stage like the GC jersey...

Did the points get removed? Thinking By the way, I know we're a couple of weeks away, but for the Giro, which starts out with a TTT, will the Young Rider Classification points be awarded for Stage 1? Don't want to get caught out... Thinking

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posted by enrique [1684 posts]
25th April 2014 - 11:06

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