Giro d'Italia Stage 1 - ITT

by obutterwick   May 4, 2012  

We're almost there! Can Geraint get Sky off to a perfect start? Will Saxobank get a win on home turf? Or will celeste reign?

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LabMonkey wrote:
Wig_Billy - SNAP - we have EXACTY the same team!

Great minds think alike. Big Grin

posted by Wig_Billy [574 posts]
5th May 2012 - 14:58

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Wig_Billy wrote:
LabMonkey wrote:
Wig_Billy - SNAP - we have EXACTY the same team!

Great minds think alike. Big Grin

And fail to score together Wink

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posted by Gkam84 [8696 posts]
5th May 2012 - 15:01

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Cmon Aussie Cmon, Bobridge is on the road

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Its a marathon, not a snickers

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posted by JAndrewHill [1209 posts]
5th May 2012 - 15:39

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Gkam84 wrote:
Wig_Billy wrote:
LabMonkey wrote:
Wig_Billy - SNAP - we have EXACTY the same team!

Great minds think alike. Big Grin

And fail to score together Wink

After that time from Bobridge, you may be right.

posted by Wig_Billy [574 posts]
5th May 2012 - 15:49

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Soo glad Bobridge didn't figure on my team Wink

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posted by giff77 [1038 posts]
5th May 2012 - 16:24

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Jesus ... What happenned with Bobridge ?
Take Jesse Sergent to put Bobrigge Angry Angry Angry

Jorbi Ultimax

posted by petiagos [58 posts]
5th May 2012 - 16:48

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Cav outside top 20.

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posted by Mikeh789 [137 posts]
5th May 2012 - 17:09

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#9 - Giacomo NIZZOLO
That's me done Crying

I'm always in two minds
Then I go and pick the wrong one Sad

posted by fluffchucker [282 posts]
5th May 2012 - 17:35

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Phinney!

posted by frankiejay [159 posts]
5th May 2012 - 17:58

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Geraint Thomas (SKY)
Mark Cavendish (SKY)
Robert Hunter (GRM)
Matt Goss (Gre)
Gustav Erik Larsson (VCD)
Taylor Phinney (BMC)
Andrea Guardini (FAR)
Alex Rasmussen (GRM)
Jon Izagirre (EUS)

posted by thefatcyclist [584 posts]
5th May 2012 - 18:03

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Hoping Basso, and rodrigez don't throw a spanner in the works as both got themselves transferred out.

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posted by giff77 [1038 posts]
5th May 2012 - 18:15

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Currently got 1,2,3,5 and 9

posted by rcorbin [208 posts]
5th May 2012 - 18:19

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yh my team has gone to pot Sad

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3785 posts]
5th May 2012 - 18:27

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Posn. Name Country Team Time d Time bonus
11 VAITKUS Tomas LTU OGE 10:53 0:27
12 CLEMENT Stef NED RAB 10:54 0:28
13 HUNTER Robert RSA GRM 10:54 0:28
14 BAUER Jack NZL GRM 10:54 0:28
15 BODNAR Maciej POL LIQ 10:55 0:29
16 GASPAROTTO Enrico ITA AST 10:55 0:29
17 HESJEDAL Ryder CAN GRM 10:55 0:29
18 KWIATKOWSKI Michal POL OPQ 10:55 0:29
19 CATALDO Dario ITA OPQ 10:57 0:31
20 POZZATO Filippo ITA FAR 10:58 0:32
21 NIZZOLO Giacomo ITA RNT 10:58 0:32
22 DE GENDT Thomas BEL VCD 10:58 0:32

J Andrew Hill

Its a marathon, not a snickers

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posted by JAndrewHill [1209 posts]
5th May 2012 - 18:39

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1,2,3,5,8 & 9.

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posted by Mikeh789 [137 posts]
5th May 2012 - 18:40

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Phinney
Thomas
Rasmussen
Boara
Larsson
Navardauskas
Lancaster
Pinotti
Sergent
Oliveira
Vaitkus
Clement
Hunter
Bauer
Bodnar
Gaparotto
Hesjedal
Kwiatkowski
Cataldo
Pozzato

Thats your top 20, Really annoyed that i didn't stick with Navardauskas and i swapped Hushovd in for Pinotti Crying

Got 1,2,3,5,12 +5

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posted by Gkam84 [8696 posts]
5th May 2012 - 18:42

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1,2,3,5,6,8 .... Boaro out for Bobridge.... grrrrrr

Might win?! Big Grin

posted by knriley [5 posts]
5th May 2012 - 18:45

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1,2,3 & 14 + 5. That's not a bad start. Hoping I've made the right call for my transfers now

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posted by giff77 [1038 posts]
5th May 2012 - 18:48

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1,2,3,4,18 = 149 points - quite pleased with that Cool. I had a couple of disappointing performers today, but at least I don't have any transfer dilemmas for tomorrow now.

posted by Wig_Billy [574 posts]
5th May 2012 - 18:57

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Cool 158 for me 1,2,3,5,9,20 Big Grin
Now for sprint transfers Thinking

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1706 posts]
5th May 2012 - 19:02

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185. That'll do.

Don't buy upgrades. Ride up grades. (Merckx)

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posted by obutterwick [527 posts]
5th May 2012 - 19:17

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157 for me, enough for = 110th Surprise

Big scored today, but already 60 behind the leader Surprise

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posted by Gkam84 [8696 posts]
5th May 2012 - 19:28

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1, 2, 3, 4 and 8. Couple of either/or calls went wrong way and could have resulted in totally bumper day. Not complaining mind.

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posted by Simon_MacMichael [7926 posts]
5th May 2012 - 19:46

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Upgraded to premium account but not on the 'premium leaderboard'. Anyone else the same?

posted by Cyclist0ntherun [13 posts]
5th May 2012 - 19:55

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Cyclist0ntherun wrote:
Upgraded to premium account but not on the 'premium leaderboard'. Anyone else the same?

I don't think the premium leaderboard has formed itself yet, no-one is on it Thinking

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posted by Gkam84 [8696 posts]
5th May 2012 - 20:13

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Thanks, let's hope it's up and running soon.

posted by Cyclist0ntherun [13 posts]
5th May 2012 - 20:16

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bit of mess up and by the looks of my team for tomorrow i wont gain any points and am more likely to loose ground again

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3785 posts]
5th May 2012 - 20:17

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premium leaderboard should be up and running now Nerd

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7253 posts]
5th May 2012 - 21:02

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Not a bad result - 120 points, but i've got my main sprinters in for the rest of the week without any difficulty so hopefully when the mountains arrive i will have built up a few extra transfers.

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 [2674 posts]
5th May 2012 - 22:43

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Gkam84 wrote:
157 for me, enough for = 110th Surprise

Big scored today, but already 60 behind the leader Surprise

I did the same as you, dropped pinotti for hushovd and brought in bobridge for boaro...

My hope is the those at the top of the leaderboard are really TT heavy and won't get many sprint points in the next stages. That's what happened when I had a blinding opening prologue in the Paris-Nice but couldn't transfer sprinters in fast enough and lost ground.

On a side note, my purist team scored a nice round 0. Thinking Phinney might have been a good pick as he'll surely keep the jersey a while and score well in the TTT and final ITT (assuming he gets there).

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
6th May 2012 - 11:33

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