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I have a feeling I've been a little trigger-happy on taking out Modolo and Coquard, as maybe even Cav and Lobato today.

Oh well, here's hoping for a reduced bunch sprint and a breakaway of the GC names!

Michael Albasini (OGE)
Ben Swift (SKY)
Tom Dumoulin (GSH)
Tom Jelte Slagter (GRS)
Peter Sagan (CAD)
Reto Hollenstein (IAM)
Davide Formolo (CAD)
Ion Izaguirre (MOV)
Linus Gerdemann (MTQ)

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Joelsim [1963 posts] 1 year ago
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Trentin and Goss DNS.

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ray silvester [1836 posts] 1 year ago
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Putting in the yellow jersey plus the 2 big Swiss Cheeses(Panzer,Spartacus and Albasini) for the sprint guys(Cavendish,Kristoff and Coquard).

Martin,Boonen,Degenkolb,Cancellara,Albasini,Fumeaux,Tschopp,Kessiakoff,Roy.

Hardly matters from 521st place  102

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livestrongnick [2118 posts] 1 year ago
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Swift
sagan
Martin
Thurau
Costa
Schurter
Gerdemann
Pichot
Seeldraeyers
2 pens with tomorrow in mind

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Joelsim [1963 posts] 1 year ago
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The six men out front are Lloyd Mondory (AG2R La Mondiale), Laurent Didier (Trek Factory Racing), Simon Clarke (Orica GreenEdge), Benjamin King (Garmin-Sharp), Jacopo Guarnieri (Astana) and Daniel Teklehaimanot (MTN-Qhubeka)

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Joelsim [1963 posts] 1 year ago
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ray silvester wrote:

Putting in the yellow jersey plus the 2 big Swiss Cheeses(Panzer,Spartacus and Albasini) for the sprint guys(Cavendish,Kristoff and Coquard).

Martin,Boonen,Degenkolb,Cancellara,Albasini,Fumeaux,Tschopp,Kessiakoff,Roy.

Hardly matters from 521st place  102

Yep I have put riders in today on the basis of TT and GC. Martin and 2 others I suspect will be going in tomorrow. Undecided whether to put Dowsett in just for one stage, but may well do. I'll be making my changes tonight after the England match so no doubt I will wake up tomorrow and wonder what the hell I've done.

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ray silvester [1836 posts] 1 year ago
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Joelsim wrote:
ray silvester wrote:

Putting in the yellow jersey plus the 2 big Swiss Cheeses(Panzer,Spartacus and Albasini) for the sprint guys(Cavendish,Kristoff and Coquard).

Martin,Boonen,Degenkolb,Cancellara,Albasini,Fumeaux,Tschopp,Kessiakoff,Roy.

Hardly matters from 521st place  102

Yep I have put riders in today on the basis of TT and GC. Martin and 2 others I suspect will be going in tomorrow. Undecided whether to put Dowsett in just for one stage, but may well do. I'll be making my changes tonight after the England match so no doubt I will wake up tomorrow and wonder what the hell I've done.

I hope the English keeper doesn't wake up with the same feeling

Isaichev,Guarnieri,Venter and Albasini  8 are your break for the day

Wyss couldn't bridge across and I think they sent Fumeaux back due to his decent GC position?

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ray silvester [1836 posts] 1 year ago
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Joelsim wrote:

The six men out front are Lloyd Mondory (AG2R La Mondiale), Laurent Didier (Trek Factory Racing), Simon Clarke (Orica GreenEdge), Benjamin King (Garmin-Sharp), Jacopo Guarnieri (Astana) and Daniel Teklehaimanot (MTN-Qhubeka)

That was the first effort......reeled in

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Joelsim [1963 posts] 1 year ago
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Sure was. Looks like the majority of the top teams in the .cc standings have Albasini in for today.

Can anyone enlighten me on the KOM points for today as I find it quite difficult to work out based on 'The number of scoring riders on a KOM climb is the maximum number of points available. So if five riders score, the first rider will receive 5 points down to 1 point for the fifth rider'.

That means nothing to me.

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simon F [993 posts] 1 year ago
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eg for a cat 2 climb in the race, riders score 8,6,4,2,1 ie 5 riders score so in the game, they will receive 5,4,3,2,1 fantasy mountain points. For a cat 4, both real and fantasy points are 3,2,1 etc.

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ray silvester [1836 posts] 1 year ago
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Pretty sure it means that if 5 riders score points in the race itself then 5 riders score in the fantasy game...5 for 1st,4 for 2nd,3 for 3rd,2 for 4th and 1 for 5th man over regardless of the actual points scored in the race itself?

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Joelsim [1963 posts] 1 year ago
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That would mean that a cat HC, cat 1 and a cat 2 in Suisse would all be 5,4,3,2,1 which seems a bit odd.

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ray silvester [1836 posts] 1 year ago
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And NO points for an official summit finish apart from for finishing positions and competition standings.

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simon F [993 posts] 1 year ago
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Joelsim wrote:

That would mean that a cat HC, cat 1 and a cat 2 in Suisse would all be 5,4,3,2,1 which seems a bit odd.

If so, it's a bit odd of the TdS organisers. Normally you'd expect more riders to score, the higher the category of mountain, as well as more points for the leader over the climb.

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Joelsim [1963 posts] 1 year ago
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Swift and De Haes abandon.

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ray silvester [1836 posts] 1 year ago
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Moser too......any one of those 3 could have been picks today(Nick and Joel have declared for Swifty  103 )

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ray silvester [1836 posts] 1 year ago
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Dropping like flies now....Marycz abandons

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livestrongnick [2118 posts] 1 year ago
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Swift still there  103

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ray silvester [1836 posts] 1 year ago
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ray silvester wrote:

Moser too......any one of those 3 could have been picks today(Nick and Joel have declared for Swifty  103 )

It looks as if there's some confusion regarding Swift.......still in there it seems?

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Gkam84 [9068 posts] 1 year ago
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Joelsim wrote:

Trentin and Goss DNS.

Would that be the same Trentin that just won the stage.....  19

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Joelsim [1963 posts] 1 year ago
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His twin brother.

The same source said Swift had abandoned.

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stevemarks [458 posts] 1 year ago
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Trentin wins Swift right up there, Both reported as DNS in this thread, lol !

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Gkam84 [9068 posts] 1 year ago
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Which source were you listening to today? I really hope it wasn't Peleton watch giving out the wrong information, I quite like them.

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Twybaydos [446 posts] 1 year ago
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Terpstra didn't start. Trentin evidently did

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Joelsim [1963 posts] 1 year ago
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Cycling News ticker.

It didn't actually say 'Trentin', it said Cav's teammate abandoned and as he came in with Trentin I assumed that it was him.

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stevemarks [458 posts] 1 year ago
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Don't worry Joelsim, just that it may be better to put "i Think" or according to sources when you post such definitive statements can be taken wrongly. I have learned to trust nothing that I read, although Having Guardini in my purist team would suggest otherwise. lol.

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Joelsim [1963 posts] 1 year ago
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Guardini hasn't been the same since he left Barcelona.

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simon F [993 posts] 1 year ago
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1 TRENTIN, Matteo 17 04:43:19 00:00:00
2 BENNATI, Daniele 72 04:43:19 00:00:00
3 GAVAZZI, Francesco 143 04:43:19 00:00:00
4 SWIFT, Ben 48 04:43:19 00:00:00
5 SAGAN, Peter 131 04:43:19 00:00:00
6 MODOLO, Sacha 4 04:43:19 00:00:00
7 ROJAS GIL, Jose Joaquin 28 04:43:19 00:00:00
8 DILLIER, Silvan 63 04:43:19 00:00:00
9 HENAO MONTOYA, Sergio Luis 44 04:43:19 00:00:00
10 VAN DER SANDE, Tosh 166 04:43:19 00:00:00
11 MOLLEMA, Bauke 101 04:43:19 00:00:00
12 FARIA DA COSTA, Rui Alberto 1 04:43:19 00:00:00
13 CLEMENT, Stef 102 04:43:19 00:00:00
14 SCHURTER, Nino 98 04:43:19 00:00:00
15 RIBLON, Christophe 57 04:43:19 00:00:00
16 MARTIN, Tony 13 04:43:19 00:00:00
17 FRANK, Mathias 181 04:43:19 00:00:00
18 ROUX, Anthony 157 04:43:19 00:00:00
19 PREIDLER, Georg 127 04:43:19 00:00:00
20 DE KORT, Koen 124 04:43:19 00:00:00

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livestrongnick [2118 posts] 1 year ago
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4,5,12,14,16 for me  39

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chrisdstripes [1702 posts] 1 year ago
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Not bad - had Albasini in the break, Swift and Sagan at the finish, plus 15 points for Tony Martin. My other transfer was Cancellara - was probably going to bring him in for tomorrow anyway but thought there was half a chance he would have a go today. Would've been better off keeping Modolo as it turns out, but it could just as easily have worked out really nicely.

Right - best check which TTers are left, I've not really been paying attention this week!

Edit - make that 20 points for Tony, he came in 16th as well!

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Joelsim [1963 posts] 1 year ago
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I'm dropping like a stone.

Call me Cadel if you wish.

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