Forum Competition: Tour de France Top 10

by NeilG83   July 1, 2014  

A simple forum competition for the Tour de France.

Predict the final top 10 in the General Classification in the order you think they will finish.

1 point for every rider that appears in the top 10 at the end of the Tour
2 extra points for correctly predicting a rider's finishing position within the top 10.

Enter in the comments section below. Cut-off for entries is the start of stage 1.

No prizes at the moment. Unless I or someone else can come up with anything.

I'll start:
1. Contador
2. Froome
3. Nibali
4. Valverde
5. Costa
6. Mollema
7. Van den Broeck
8. Frank
9. Talansky
10. Rodriguez

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Go on then,

1: Froome
2: Valverde
3: Contador
4: Van Den Broeck
5: Talansky
6: J Rod
7: Nibali
8: T. Van Garderen
9: Frank
10: Riblon

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posted by stumps [2708 posts]
1st July 2014 - 20:34

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1. Froome
2. Contador
3. Valverde
4. Mollema
5. Rodriguez
6. Nibali
7. Van Den Broeck
8. Fuglsang
9. Talansky
10. Kwiatkowski

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posted by Him Up North [184 posts]
1st July 2014 - 21:29

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1 Froome
2 Contador
3 Talansky
4 Mollema
5 Valverde
6 Nibali
7 Costa
8 Rolland
9 Thomas
10 Bakerlants

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posted by debbieg [47 posts]
1st July 2014 - 21:31

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1. Froome
2. Contador
3. Valverde
4. Nibali
5. Talansky
6. Van Garderen
7. Van Den Broeck
8. Mollema
9. Bardet
10. Costa

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3888 posts]
1st July 2014 - 22:17

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1. Contador
2. Froome
3. Valverde
4. Talansky
5. Bardet
6. Nibali
7. Van Den Broeck
8. Van Garderen
9. Fuglsang
10. Kwiatkowski

posted by Joelsim [1186 posts]
1st July 2014 - 23:27

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1. Contador
2. Froome
3. J-Rod
4. Talansky
5. Valverde
6. Mollema
7. Nibali
8. Yates
9. Da Costa
10. Bardet

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posted by JAndrewHill [1225 posts]
1st July 2014 - 23:42

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No Horner for anyone? He'll probably win it.

posted by Joelsim [1186 posts]
1st July 2014 - 23:53

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1 Contador
2 Chris Froome
3 Valverde
4 Nibali
5 Talansky
6 Van den broeck
7 Costa
8 Mollema
9 Rodriguez
10 Porte

I've been thinking about the scoring... Thinking How about 3 points if you get a rider's position exactly right, 2 points if you're off by one position (up or down), and 1 point if you're off by 2 positions? Thinking ... or some variant of that?... Thinking

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posted by enrique [1733 posts]
1st July 2014 - 23:56

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1. Froome
2. Contador
3. Nibali
4. Valverde
5. Mollema
6. Talansky
7. Van Garderen
8. Fuglsang
9. Purito
10. Horner Rolling On The Floor

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posted by Ghedebrav [1091 posts]
2nd July 2014 - 8:37

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1. Froome
2. Contador
3. Nibali
4. Costa
5. T.J
6. Talansky
7. J.V.D.B
8. Gadret
9. Mollema
10. Yates

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posted by livestrongnick [1778 posts]
2nd July 2014 - 11:10

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I had about 25 names on my short list and gave up trying to eliminate names just ended up mostly taking the obvious ones. This is my head team I expect more surprises in the top ten that I predict here. I will enter a heart team later.

Froome
Talansky
Contador
Valverde
Nibs
JVDB
Bardet
Machado
J Rod.

posted by stevemarks [409 posts]
2nd July 2014 - 13:58

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Talansky
Contador
Porte
Fuglsang
Mollema
Bardet
Pinot
Yates
Costa

posted by happylemon [3 posts]
2nd July 2014 - 14:21

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1. Chris Froome
2. Alberto Contador
3. Vincenzo Nibali
4. Alejandro Valverde
5. Bauke Mollema
6. Tejay van Garderen
7. Andrew Talansky
8. Rui Costa
9. Jurgen van den Broeck
10. Thibaut Pinot

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posted by Dux89 [92 posts]
2nd July 2014 - 16:10

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1 Contador
2 Froome
3 Mollema
4 Van den broeck
5 Bardet
6 Valverde
7 Talansky
8 Nibali
9 Costa
10 Porte

posted by djb123 [86 posts]
2nd July 2014 - 21:55

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1. Contador
2. Froome
3. Valverde
4. Talansky
5. Rolland
6. Majka
7. Nibali
8. Nieve
9. Mollema
10. König

posted by chokofingrz [284 posts]
2nd July 2014 - 22:04

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^ actually could I please swap Majka for Van den Broeck (I've just read his comments about not being prepared to compete)?

posted by chokofingrz [284 posts]
2nd July 2014 - 22:19

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1. Contador
2. Froome
3. Nibali
4. J VDB
5. Mollena
6. Valverde
7. Costa
8. Riblon
9. Talansky
10. Nieve

edit - forgot Nibs

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posted by JC [126 posts]
3rd July 2014 - 8:40

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posted by thefatcyclist [584 posts]
3rd July 2014 - 19:13

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I'll go with...

Froome
Contador
Valverde
Rui Costa
Nibali
Talansky
Porte
Tejay
Van den Broeck
Bardet

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posted by chrisdstripes [1598 posts]
5th July 2014 - 11:02

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I forgot about this... Will it be scored?... Thinking

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posted by enrique [1733 posts]
2nd August 2014 - 21:10

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Well, screw it... I'll do the scores! But I'll do them my (!) way Big Grin

Here are the scoring rules:
1. Your rider will get the points detailed below for their Final Ranking in GC
2. Your rider will be penalized 1 point for each difference in position between their Final GC standing and the position you placed them in your submission.

Here's the Final Points for being in the Top 10 in GC:

35 Vincenzo Nibali
30 Jean-Christophe Péraud
25 Thibaut Pinot
22 Alejandro Valverde Belmonte
20 Tejay Van Garderen
18 Romain Bardet
16 Leopold Konig
14 Haimar Zubeldia Agirre
12 Laurens Ten Dam
10 Bauke Mollema

And here's the scores Smile :

TERatcliffe26 95
Joelsim 85
chrisdstripes 83
Dux89 79
Ghedebrav 78
chokofingrz 72
JAndrewHill 70
stevemarks 70
djb123 68
stumps 67
livestrongnick 62
NeilG83 61
enrique 61
JC 58
Him Up North 55
debbieg 55
happylemon 44

TER was the only contestant to place 5 riders correctly in the Top 10! Smile At most, other contestants placed only 4 riders, giving him the victory! Nice job, TER! Smile

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posted by enrique [1733 posts]
4th August 2014 - 17:19

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