Tour de Suisse stage 4

by Joelsim   June 16, 2014  

Interesting choices for this stage. A bit hilly but likely to be a sprint.

Loads of sprinters in the race including some expensive ones.

Cav
Mezgec
Goss
V Popp
Sagan
and many more.

Who are you going for?

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Ciolek is my worry today.....perhaps I should have picked him ahead of Tommeke?

I have a high strike rate for regretting NOT selecting people this season Laughing

posted by ray silvester [1859 posts]
17th June 2014 - 8:16

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Yep, Boonen is a strange choice.

Mind you he will probably win now I've said that.

posted by Joelsim [1453 posts]
17th June 2014 - 8:57

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I've gone with

Cav
Kristoff
Swift
Richeze
Slagter
Martin
Gerdemann
Pichot
Seeldraeyers

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1849 posts]
17th June 2014 - 10:35

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Taking out Mollema, Dennis, Albasini and Chernetskiy worked out exactly to Cav, Degenkolb, Coquard and Modolo. This was too perfect not to trade.

Of course, now Kristoff, Sagan and DVP will podium

posted by Twybaydos [358 posts]
17th June 2014 - 12:20

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Fingers crossed for today, need to make up a few points on the leaders. Currently 7th.

Bryan Coquard (EUC)
Ben Swift (SKY)
Sacha Modolo (LAM)
Mark Cavendish (OPQ)
Peter Sagan (CAD)
Reto Hollenstein (IAM)
Davide Formolo (CAD)
Juan Jose Lobato (MOV)
Linus Gerdemann (MTQ)

posted by Joelsim [1453 posts]
17th June 2014 - 12:43

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Uphill finish today I gather, into the wind.

posted by Joelsim [1453 posts]
17th June 2014 - 13:25

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Is Wiggo protesting against not being in the TdF line up or what.. Supposed team leader, riding at the back on his own AGAIN, he might as well just go home....And now he has fell off...... Sad

The G Fan Club...

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posted by STEVESPRO 79 [507 posts]
17th June 2014 - 14:53

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I brought in Cav, Sagan, Modolo and Coquard, and kept Mollema. So many sprinters, I just picked the first four I thought of and didn't think too much about it. Looking forward to it, not seen a proper sprint for a while...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1648 posts]
17th June 2014 - 14:55

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Ah, 1,3,4 but Coquard couldn't get up there. 3 out of 4 not bad...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1648 posts]
17th June 2014 - 15:16

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Here we go:

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posted by enrique [1795 posts]
17th June 2014 - 15:21

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Poor for me today, just 1,2,3,4

posted by Joelsim [1453 posts]
17th June 2014 - 15:26

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Poor, you having a laugh!

Im gonna be n negative numbers today

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
17th June 2014 - 15:30

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TERatcliffe26 wrote:
Poor, you having a laugh!

Im gonna be n negative numbers today

Rolling On The Floor

Although a bit concerned about Swifty and Coquard.

posted by Joelsim [1453 posts]
17th June 2014 - 15:35

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I think 114 after penalties plus whatever Swift, Coquard and Linus have scored.

posted by Joelsim [1453 posts]
17th June 2014 - 15:36

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132 for me I think

posted by Joelsim [1453 posts]
17th June 2014 - 15:39

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Here we go. You gotta admire how quickly PCS puts up results...

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posted by enrique [1795 posts]
17th June 2014 - 15:40

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There's a distinct absence of Giant riders in there.

posted by Joelsim [1453 posts]
17th June 2014 - 15:44

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Here they are

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1849 posts]
17th June 2014 - 15:52

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I think space cowboy looks like the new leader

posted by Joelsim [1453 posts]
17th June 2014 - 15:54

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livestrongnick wrote:
Here they are

What were they doing back there? Did they go for the sprint first time round or can't they count to two?

posted by allezrider [81 posts]
17th June 2014 - 16:04

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
17th June 2014 - 16:29

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Damn, 2nd on the stage today! No buff for me.

posted by Joelsim [1453 posts]
17th June 2014 - 16:43

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Joelsim wrote:
Damn, 2nd on the stage today! No buff for me.

Unlucky, ive only had 1 stage win this year, you will get one soon enough.

I got 63 in the end so could have been worse. All set though now until the TT. And I think I have a decntish plan in mind, so that I only need the odd penalty for stage 8. (the problem being who to pick for 8 and 9, Mollema my only dead cert), think he will win the overall

Thinking with my team defo Sagan and Swift, Degenkolb should and poss Kristoff can be at the finish for stage 6, but I don't think Cav will and maybe not Labato, so hoping thats where my team pays off. Also think Shurter will do well that stage too.

Having Thurau in for mountains is working well too.

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
17th June 2014 - 21:51

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I got a win in the Giro. Just the one.

Got my plan sorted too.

posted by Joelsim [1453 posts]
17th June 2014 - 21:57

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Do you think many sprinters will make it over the high mts on Fri. I am bankin on the climbers getting away and staying away, with maybe only one or two breakaways winning the stage.

J Andrew Hill

Its a marathon, not a snickers

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posted by JAndrewHill [1229 posts]
17th June 2014 - 22:27

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JAndrewHill wrote:
Do you think many sprinters will make it over the high mts on Fri. I am bankin on the climbers getting away and staying away, with maybe only one or two breakaways winning the stage.

Friday? isn't that the ITT? If you mean thursday I I thin Sagan will win it, Swift and Degenkolb should make it, and a decent form Kristoff may too, someone like a Bennati could figure too, Mollema has a decent sprint for a climber, maybe Albasini, or Rui Costa

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
17th June 2014 - 22:50

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98 points on a sprint stage and came 34th. Come on people, you can do better than that!

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posted by chrisdstripes [1648 posts]
18th June 2014 - 1:17

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chrisdstripes wrote:
98 points on a sprint stage and came 34th. Come on people, you can do better than that!

No points points, or youth points has a strong effect...

posted by Joelsim [1453 posts]
18th June 2014 - 8:35

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posted by ray silvester [1859 posts]
18th June 2014 - 10:17

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chrisdstripes wrote:
98 points on a sprint stage and came 34th. Come on people, you can do better than that!

Also I think plenty will have made at least 2 penalties

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
18th June 2014 - 12:37

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