Tour of California stage 3

by tony kappler   May 13, 2014  

Konig is missing from the riders list. He came 18th in ITT stage 2.

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Simon Yates is another that I thought had dropped out before the start, but is listed on a couple of the results lists - I'm assuming he isn't racing (and won't be picking him anyway) but out of interest - anyone know if he definitely is/isn't there?

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posted by chrisdstripes [1540 posts]
13th May 2014 - 11:24

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chrisdstripes wrote:
Simon Yates is another that I thought had dropped out before the start, but is listed on a couple of the results lists - I'm assuming he isn't racing (and won't be picking him anyway) but out of interest - anyone know if he definitely is/isn't there?

Correct he is not riding, Howard took his place

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3786 posts]
13th May 2014 - 18:39

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On another note, another 10 point penalty for me today.

Gone like this, could do well, could be a big bust.

Wiggins
Acevedo
Dennis
Craddock
Haga
Machado
Stetina
Tvetcov
Brochner

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3786 posts]
13th May 2014 - 18:41

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No pens for me today

Bradley Wiggins (SKY)
Tiago Machado (TNE)
Taylor Phinney (BMC)
Thomas Zirbel (OPM)
Rohan Dennis (GRS)
Janier Alexis Acevedo (GRS)
Peter Stetina (BMC)
Lawson Craddock (GSH)
Serghei Tvetcov (JBC)

Somewhat similar to yours TER

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13th May 2014 - 18:47

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Wiggins
Phinney
Dennis
Acevedo
Yates
Craddock
Zirbel
Rowe
Routley
20 pens so better be worth it Sad

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1706 posts]
13th May 2014 - 19:09

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8 riders out front 1 min 20

Maarten Wynants
Jonathan Clarke
Paul Voss
David Lozano Riba
Will Routley
Luis Davila
Robbie Squire
Ruben Zepuntke

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1706 posts]
13th May 2014 - 19:16

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Took like a bajillion penalty points so far in ToC. I can really see the mistakes I've made too, both not researching properly and not thinking through changes properly. Nearly two years at this caper and I'm still learning lessons.

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posted by Ghedebrav [1037 posts]
13th May 2014 - 19:30

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4 trades , took 20 pen

OUT=Sergent,Sagan, Boom, Howson

IN=Acevedo, Machado, Craddock, Ten Dam

WIGGINS
DENNIS
PHINNEY
ACEVEDO
CRADDOCK
MACHADO
TEN DAM
CHAVES
LEEZER

Good Luck.

Waaaa Waaaaa !

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posted by VVV73 [389 posts]
13th May 2014 - 19:41

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I know very little about the USA riders so rather than take a risk and take a penalty i've gone for what i know.

Rohan Dennis
Matthew Busche
Jesse Sergent
George Bennett
Bradley Wiggins
Jens Mouris
Martin Kohler
Lawson Craddock
Kirk Carlsen

If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it. Gaius Julius Caesar.

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posted by stumps [2679 posts]
13th May 2014 - 20:50

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Should have gone Routley. He has 10 points already as he crested the mountian 1st (and 10 riders score) Likely to be 15 as he will have the mountain jersey too me thinks

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3786 posts]
13th May 2014 - 21:01

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Just a heads up, doesn't look like im going to be able to get the scores done tonight, as it looks like its going to be a late one and I have an early start due to an assessment thing at work. So I will try to get them done in the morning before I go but if I don't get chance they will be up around 2.30 in the afternoon.

Just apologising in advance for any delays with this stage.

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3786 posts]
13th May 2014 - 22:33

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Just got in from the pub, my team is...

Wiggo
Acevedo
Stetina
Craddock
Machado
Cooke
Bolivar
Dennis
Haedo

With 30 pens.

Also annoyed I forgot Routley - after deciding yesterday I would definitely bring him in. Serves me right for nearly forgetting to do my transfers and rushing it. Still, if Bolivar springs a surprise then I'll not be complaining...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1540 posts]
13th May 2014 - 23:10

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I think I just saw Wiggo out of the saddle - dare I say "dancing on the pedals"??!?

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posted by chrisdstripes [1540 posts]
13th May 2014 - 23:15

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Dammit, close to perfect. Went for Bolivar over Yates and Cooke over Jones, both were close calls. Nearly had 8 of the top 9, still chuffed with 6!

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posted by chrisdstripes [1540 posts]
13th May 2014 - 23:54

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1,2,3,6,7,8,9, pretty happy, but bit annoyed at not taking extra pen on Yates. Wiggo set a very impressive tempo last 5k, even if he lost 20 secs in final. A potential worry for the next SF?

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posted by johnny2names [199 posts]
14th May 2014 - 0:01

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5 of my purists in the top 13, happy with that

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posted by Gkam84 [8700 posts]
14th May 2014 - 0:01

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My Haga experiment went badly wrong and has cost me big time! nevermind

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3786 posts]
14th May 2014 - 0:03

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TERatcliffe26 wrote:
My Haga experiment went badly wrong and has cost me big time! nevermind

I got stung in Purist, thought I had Carter Jones, I got Chris Jones LOL...
only real mistake I made today was selling howson instead of leezer..
Estaban Chaves paid me off

Waaaa Waaaaa !

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posted by VVV73 [389 posts]
14th May 2014 - 0:04

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1,2,3,5,7,9 with no penalties. OK.

Purist 1,2,4,7,9 and the others are sprinters.

Pleased with that.

posted by Joelsim [967 posts]
14th May 2014 - 0:10

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I picked Jens Voigt, over craddock, for a penalty.

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14th May 2014 - 0:11

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Twybaydos wrote:
I picked Jens Voigt, over craddock, for a penalty.

Nice to see it doesn't just happen to me.

Mind you that is a schoolboy error Twy.

posted by Joelsim [967 posts]
14th May 2014 - 0:16

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1,3,4,5,9 plus routley

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1706 posts]
14th May 2014 - 0:30

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218 for today I think.

And 184 in Purist.

posted by Joelsim [967 posts]
14th May 2014 - 0:45

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1,2,3,5,8,9,11 and some pts for leezer 3. 20 pen.
Wish I kept Howson:(

Waaaa Waaaaa !

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posted by VVV73 [389 posts]
14th May 2014 - 1:26

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Standard
1,2,3,5,8,9,11 and some pts for leezer 3. 20 pen.
Wish I kept Howson:(

Purist
2,5,7,9,11,16
Bloody Tvetcov finish closer to last then first LOL.

Waaaa Waaaaa !

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posted by VVV73 [389 posts]
14th May 2014 - 1:30

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Joelsim wrote:
218 for today I think.

And 184 in Purist.


very Nice work Joel.

Waaaa Waaaaa !

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posted by VVV73 [389 posts]
14th May 2014 - 1:34

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I can't count.

But can you check the scores for Acervedo and Stetina? I calculate they are both 21 points, but they are listed as 26 and 16.

posted by Joelsim [967 posts]
14th May 2014 - 9:37

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tony kappler wrote:
My "go to" site for results, Cycling News, has Konig 18 in ITT and 47th in stage1...

It's unfortunate... They're probably using last year's races to populate their results like TER says... They're not quite as reliable as they once were...

Vive Le Road.cc Fantasy Cycling Game!

posted by enrique [1527 posts]
14th May 2014 - 10:02

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Joelsim wrote:
I can't count.

But can you check the scores for Acervedo and Stetina? I calculate they are both 21 points, but they are listed as 26 and 16.


Stetina should be 21points
Acervedo is 26 points (5 point team bonus)

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1706 posts]
14th May 2014 - 11:14

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Updated Stetina's points, had given his GC points to Squire

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3786 posts]
14th May 2014 - 15:03

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