Points for JUST BEING in a breakaway? do they exist?

by Mike.Franchetti   July 8, 2012  

Today there is already a large 20+ man breakaway. With only the first 4 riders scoring points on the 2nd catergory climbs- will the others score anything for just being ahead of the peloton?

i have read the points scoring system and am still not sure

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No, the first 15 over the intermediate sprint get points and I think over cat 1 climbs and HC climbs quite a few riders get points but there's nothing just for being in the break.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
8th July 2012 - 13:48

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feared so- Kiryienka hasnt got me anything today then

Thanks for the help

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posted by Mike.Franchetti [2 posts]
8th July 2012 - 14:33

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Different for one-day races where some of them have a bonus for being in a break at halfway.

posted by ray silvester [1858 posts]
9th July 2012 - 6:30

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even in a one-day race it's only breaks of 10 or less that bag the points

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7497 posts]
9th July 2012 - 7:05

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