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Surely some points for Degenkolb today? Ciolek for the win, for me.

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livestrongnick [2118 posts] 3 years ago
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Yeah would be good, hoping Howard shows up too  39

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obutterwick [474 posts] 3 years ago
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Yeah, got him too. Had a disappointing stage 1 but I was hopeful after his Tour of California.

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livestrongnick [2118 posts] 3 years ago
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so far
106 prologue
58 Stage 1
48 Stage 2

need a change of luck  20

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arsene [205 posts] 3 years ago
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Got Boasson H., Koldo, Gallopin and Howard for this stage.  16

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TERatcliffe26 [4464 posts] 3 years ago
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Ciolek win would be perfect, followed by ratto

I also have EBH, Simon and Gallopin

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Alan Tullett [1566 posts] 3 years ago
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Got EBH, Howard, Kluge and LLSanchez. Not that hopeful to be honest. Kept back transfers for the TT which is more predictable than these sprint (?) stages.

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rcorbin [212 posts] 3 years ago
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Got Degenkolb, Howard, Bouhanni and Simon for today

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Alan Tullett [1566 posts] 3 years ago
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Degenkolb got a problem.

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Alan Tullett [1566 posts] 3 years ago
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Gilbert off the front. Too early I think.

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Gkam84 [9068 posts] 3 years ago
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Not really been following the race, just caught the last few updates on the ticker.

No points for Degenkolb today

Degenkolb has a flat tyre with 2km to go, it’s game over for the hot favourite!

16:41 - Gilbert attacks
Philippe Gilbert goes clear!

16:42 - Gilbert insists
Gilbert stays away in the last km...

16:42 - The winner is... Boasson Hagen
Edvald Boasson Hagen wins the bunch sprint. It’s his second stage win at the Dauphiné after 2010. Bozic is second.

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Gkam84 [9068 posts] 3 years ago
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1. Boasson Hagen
2. Ciolek
3. Bozic
4. Kluge
5. Fischer

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Alan Tullett [1566 posts] 3 years ago
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EBH won!  41 41

Kluge high up I think.

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livestrongnick [2118 posts] 3 years ago
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Degenkolb flat tyre 2km out  14 20

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obutterwick [474 posts] 3 years ago
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Well I wasn't far off. Got 1 and 2. Pity as I had Degenkolb too.

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Alan Tullett [1566 posts] 3 years ago
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1. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Sky) 4:22:13
2. Gerald Ciolek Omega PPharma-Quick Step) m.t.
3. Borut Bozic (Astana) m.t.
4. Roger Kluge (Argos-Shimano) m.t.
5. Murilo Fischer (Garmin-Barracuda) m.t.
6. Tony Gallopin (RadioShack-Nissan) m.t.
7. David Cimolai (Lampre-ISD) m.t.
8. Michael Matthews (Rabobank) m.t.
9. Sébastien Hinault (Ag2R) m.t.
10. Jonathan Cantwell (Saxo Bank) m.t.

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ray silvester [1836 posts] 3 years ago
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Well that was pretty awful,no-one in the top 10 and just 2 lots of team bonus 5's and GC points to come.

Gallopin and Kelderman in for Navarro and Durbridge leaves things looking thus:

Wiggins
Evans
Chavanel
Rogers
Galopin
Kelderman
Grivko
Westra
Bernaudeau

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Alan Tullett [1566 posts] 3 years ago
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1 Edvald Boasson HAGEN SKY PROCYCLING 4:22:13
2 Gerald CIOLEK OMEGA PHARMA-QUICK STEP 0:00:00
3 Borut BOZIC ASTANA PRO TEAM 0:00:00
4 Roger KLUGE TEAM ARGOS-SHIMANO 0:00:00
5 Murilo Antoniobil FISCHER GARMIN - BARRACUDA 0:00:00
6 Tony GALLOPIN RADIOSHACK-NISSAN 0:00:00
7 Davide CIMOLAI LAMPRE - ISD 0:00:00
8 Michael MATTHEWS RABOBANK CYCLING TEAM 0:00:00
9 Sébastien HINAULT AG2R LA MONDIALE 0:00:00
10 Jonathan CANTWELL TEAM SAXO BANK 0:00:00
11 Nacer BOUHANNI FDJ-BIGMAT 0:00:00
12 Cyril LEMOINE SAUR-SOJASUN 0:00:00
13 Leonardo DUQUE COFIDIS LE CREDIT EN LIGNE 0:00:00
14 Kenny DE HAES LOTTO-BELISOL TEAM 0:00:04
15 Cyril GAUTIER TEAM EUROPCAR 0:00:04
16 Daniele RATTO LIQUIGAS-CANNONDALE 0:00:04
17 Jelle VANENDERT LOTTO-BELISOL TEAM 0:00:06
18 Jurgen VAN DEN BROECK LOTTO-BELISOL TEAM 0:00:06
19 Andriy GRIVKO ASTANA PRO TEAM 0:00:08
20 Vincenzo NIBALI LIQUIGAS-CANNONDALE 0:00:08

Not a good day for Bouhanni given how much FDJ did. Howard nowhere.

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Alan Tullett [1566 posts] 3 years ago
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Pleased with the result today given that my team was not oriented to this stage. 1 and 4 is ok as I have plenty of table points.

Pauriol and Howard are the only two riders I've picked so far who have done nothing for me.

Now got to think about my transfers. Make some good ones today to set me up for the next 2 stages and then see how it goes.

Liking this idea of building up transfers for every two days rather than blowing them every day as I normally do.

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stumps [3184 posts] 3 years ago
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Not bad for today got 1, 4 and 19th. Had Degenkolb in as well but never mind.

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ray silvester [1836 posts] 3 years ago
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Sky are pretty much showing Liquigas how to control a race after the Italians completely got it wrong with Basso in the Giro.

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Raleigh [1665 posts] 3 years ago
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If Liquigas hadn't done that, Basso would not have finished in the top 100.

That's how you do well in races.

Basso's just OLDOLDOLDOLDOLD

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JAndrewHill [1206 posts] 3 years ago
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Well I thi k there should be a sympathy prize for the manager who threw most pts away with his transfers. I thort ebh looked tired and dropped him last night. But kept degenkolb.  20 14 20 20 20

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TERatcliffe26 [4464 posts] 3 years ago
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Seems it should be a good day for me, 1,2,6,16
Repeaing the benefits of gallopin from the start, also ratto has scored me the odd point

Make it i got 118 points

And should be looking ok for tomorrow too i reckon, my team will be

Martin
Rogers
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Coppel
Gallopin
Simon
Durbridge
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those ? will be my 3 transfers

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Gkam84 [9068 posts] 3 years ago
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24 for me, I didn't have anyone in the top 20, so that was a bonus, I thought it would have been less. I was at 12th in Purist and 63rd Overall, guess i'll have dropped a bit. But my team is still looking good for the stages to come  3

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TERatcliffe26 [4464 posts] 3 years ago
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moved up to 24th in this comp, doing well  1 now hopefully my team for tomorrow will hold on in there

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SounDaz_7 [48 posts] 3 years ago
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Moved up 409 places in this race today, finally a change of fortunes.  4

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Wig_Billy [577 posts] 3 years ago
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I haven't really been focusing on the Dauphine (and I think my scoring has reflected this) - but it's all part of my plan...

I'm treating this race as a rest period after the Giro. I'll then try and build up some form during the TdS, with the aim of peaking for the TdF B-). (Please ignore the fact that this stupid analogy doesn't really work for fantasy cycling). #CrapExcuse

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drheaton [3318 posts] 3 years ago
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After the transfer window "issue" I've been doing the same Wig_Billy, no research, no hassle, minimum effort and crap.scores  4

Might pick it up again during the TdS but enjoying the break, will be going after the TdF though and hoping by being terrible this week and.next I'll use up.all my bad luck for the season.

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silas chime [189 posts] 3 years ago
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Decent squad left for the remaining stages:

Evans
Chavanel
Martin
Rogers
Edet
Porte
Bernaudeau
Grivko
Kelderman

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londonplayer [620 posts] 3 years ago
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I agree Wig billy and dr heaton. I have also been doing terribly in this comp. I don't expect to win it but then I didn't expect to be coming 851st either.

Dare I say it..... a game which I was completely addicted to is now becoming a bit too involved. Noone's pointing a gun at my head telling me I have to play but I don't want to lose my position in the top 50 overall so feel obliged to try to work out a team every night.

On the other hand, I guess I wouldn't be complaining if I was higher up the leader board.