Giro d'Italia stage 2

by stumps   May 6, 2012  

Ok the stage should be off and running by now with BMC having the lead so will have to work to cut back any breaks.

Will that effect any sprint by Thor or Phinney - only time will tell.

Going to work now so any updates would be appreciated.

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Im delayed as im watching through my xbox...

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:20

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No-one is letting Cav back onto his lead out train Devil

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:21

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TERatcliffe26 wrote:
Im delayed as im watching through my xbox...

I was aswell for a while because i kept switching between the football Big Grin

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:21

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1km to go, NOT Cav's day i dont think, fingers crossed

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:22

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Cav gets it F*******************Ker then Goss and someone else in 3rd, then Farrar

Knew there would be a nice crash Devil

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:24

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Boss's back wheel came round and highsided him into Kristoff, OUCH

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:26

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Cav
Goss
Soupe
Farrar
Ferrari
Renshaw
Hushovd
Bennati

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:27

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No Modolo anywhere Sad

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:27

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Hmmm, not the end of the world having Hushovd but Cav will be coming in tonight I think, although I might wait and see how much Bos suffers from his crash.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:28

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1,2 for me Sad

on another note that means my planned transfer of bringing in Kristoff tomorrow will now not happen

Demare was 3rd i believe, nope he wasnt Sad

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:29

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I'm slightly happier that Hushovd finished in 7th, but thats the end of my Giro after making my transfers and them not registering Angry

So i'm not making any more transfers and going purist Angry

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:30

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Also didn't realise we had 4 transfers for the TTT which changes my plans slightly

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:31

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Nah, you've got 4 transfers now, if anything you're in a better position than me who chose to transfer in Chicchi and Guardini who've done naff all. I'd love to have 4 transfers tonight to bring in Cav, possibly Ferrari, Bonnet and someone else.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:32

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Really Thought it was after tomorrows stage....as they fly to Italy after tomorrorows stage, so an unusual but enforced early rest day. Its sort of given me some options todays result

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:34

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TERatcliffe26 wrote:
Also didn't realise we had 4 transfers for the TTT which changes my plans slightly

Tuesday's a rest day isn't it? I figured it'd be four transfers, not that I have any idea what I'm going to do with them yet.

EDIT: Gkam's four are because his first two didn't register last night, so they carry over, it'll be four on Tuesday for everyone.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:36

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Yeh tuesday the rest day, and the TTT after the rest day

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:38

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Yeah i only have four just now because of the system being an arse and taking my transfers and then spitting them back out......I'll sell them to you for 10 points rather then the 20 you would incur Wink

So 40 transfers 10 points each, then i make back my loss of Cav not going into my team. Pissed off, but laughing about it. Still not playing the rest of the Giro, concentrating on the ToC now

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:42

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posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:42

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Gkam84 wrote:
Yeah i only have four just now because of the system being an arse and taking my transfers and then spitting them back out......I'll sell them to you for 10 points rather then the 20 you would incur Wink

So 40 transfers 10 points each, then i make back my loss of Cav not going into my team. Pissed off, but laughing about it. Still not playing the rest of the Giro, concentrating on the ToC now

you might find you're in luck with your transfers Wink

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7506 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:44

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Good result, 1,5,8,10. Although a couple of my riders got caught up by the crash i think.

posted by yarman [19 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:47

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dave_atkinson wrote:

you might find you're in luck with your transfers Wink

Dave, your a legend Big Grin

Did you find out what had happened?

Ok guy's, i'm back in the saddle and hunting you all down again. My planned transfers can still go ahead. I've got my txt documents sorted right up until the weekend Nerd

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:48

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1 CAVENDISH Mark
2 GOSS Matthew Harley
3 SOUPE Geoffrey
4 FARRAR Tyler
5 FERRARI Roberto
6 RENSHAW Mark
7 HUSHOVD Thor
8 BENNATI Daniele
9 BONNET William
10 THOMAS Geraint
11 SEUBERT Timon
12 DELAGE Mickae
13 HUNTER Robert
14 BRANDLE Matthias
15 IMPEY Daryl
16 HAEDO Juan Jose'
17 ROHREGGER Thomas
18 SELVAGGI Mirko
19 BEPPU Fumiyuki
20 MAES Nikolas

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:50

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1st and 10th +5 for Thomas, then whatever in the GC, I think i still have 1,2,3 in GC

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
6th May 2012 - 15:52

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1st, 8th, 10th, 16th. I'll take that.

posted by Wig_Billy [577 posts]
6th May 2012 - 16:04

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1,2,10,13 for me plus some GC and stuff, reasonable

posted by thefatcyclist [584 posts]
6th May 2012 - 16:12

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Reasonable day today, decision is, do I ditch Hushovd for Cavendish and what do I do about Bos? Likewise, keep guaranteed (ish) GC points with Rasmussen or pick up Bonnet as another sprinter?

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
6th May 2012 - 16:15

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Still not certain Bonnet is the no 1 sprinter in his outfit. I'm going for Demare. Then again, I transferred Bennati out last night, which clearly wasn't the best move...

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posted by Debarrio [78 posts]
6th May 2012 - 16:27

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Think im gonna axe modolo and rasmussen...and keep demare

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
6th May 2012 - 16:39

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Narrowed my choices down, bringing in a cheap-ish DS and I can afford to swap out GT for Cav, or I can ditch Hushovd... Guaranteed GC points would be nice but if it's a straight finish this time I can't see Thomas scoring another 10th.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
6th May 2012 - 17:27

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Delayed bringing in Cav by a day which is a shame, but I have him now so hopefully he gets another win later. Had Bos and Kristoff so shame about the end yesterday. My team of 9 now consists of 6 sprinters, and the top 3 overall, so hoping for good points today...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1648 posts]
7th May 2012 - 7:23

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