Finally hit a target

by Gkam84   July 22, 2012  

I set myself a target at the start of a race/tour and never seem to get it.

So say, top 50 for the race as an example.

At the start of the TdF I knew I was only going to be around for some of it. So I decided purist was the way to go.

I set myself the target of top premium purist. BINGO. Today I hit my target and only 102 behind the top purist aswell. Not bad I thought.

So, now the question AGAIN, that I have been asking since the first week of the tour. I know there is no expensive bike this year or whatever. Give me a badge and i'll be happy Wink

But I want to know, Does the purist run like the transfers. The top premium is the overall winner of something??? Big Grin

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posted by STEVESPRO 79 [507 posts]
22nd July 2012 - 16:58

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The Jolly Beggarman Wink

I'm laid up with advice not to be back on my bike within the next 5-7 weeks.

So I need something to look forward to Crying

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posted by Gkam84 [8954 posts]
22nd July 2012 - 17:38

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Gkam84 wrote:
The Jolly Beggarman Wink

I'm laid up with advice not to be back on my bike within the next 5-7 weeks.

So I need something to look forward to Crying

Dave I say socks for Gkam.....You must have an old pair in the boot of the car.... Big Grin

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posted by STEVESPRO 79 [507 posts]
22nd July 2012 - 17:55

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I've already turned down Road.cc socks twice. I have around 40 pairs of cycling socks Devil

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posted by Gkam84 [8954 posts]
22nd July 2012 - 18:11

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Change your signature to Gkam84 - Best Premium Purist in TdF.

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posted by Raleigh [1730 posts]
22nd July 2012 - 19:50

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Gkam, have to say you did well to come so high considering that 2 of your riders abandoned.

Agree that you should get something for being the top purist.

posted by londonplayer [671 posts]
22nd July 2012 - 22:15

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3 of my riders abandoned Devil

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posted by Gkam84 [8954 posts]
22nd July 2012 - 22:34

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Gkam, have some emoticons from me. Well done. My alter ego hugh lupus wants to win best non premiun purist...now thats the one to target.
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posted by JAndrewHill [1229 posts]
23rd July 2012 - 7:30

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Well done Gkam - I do the same with targets and went for top 100 overall, but ended up at 156, with 4th place on one stage. How did the other forum regulars get on?

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posted by chrisdstripes [1648 posts]
23rd July 2012 - 7:37

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By the end of the first week when I realised I was out of contention for the win I was just trying to limit losses and aimed for top 100 overall, top 50 premium. Ended up 106 and 55 but fingers crossed some people above me might have some Schleck points!

My purist team was a complete disaster, by mid-way I was left with four guys, Wiggins, Simon, Roux and Marino after Gesink, Poels, Hesjedal, Westra and Lloyd all dropped out Crying

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
23rd July 2012 - 8:42

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I kept forgetting to play, so my result was like an impotence competition - I didn't come anywhere.

Last night I would have considered trading a very loud baby for a really nice bike.

posted by notfastenough [3354 posts]
23rd July 2012 - 9:10

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