ToQ stage 1

by ray silvester   February 3, 2013  

From Twitter:
Hayman, Velits, Demster with 5' 85k remaining in stage 1

basically they're all together

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Eisel, Schar, Rollin and Curves in the lead.

EDIT: with a 10 second lead apparently.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 13:45

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Everyone together and its a f**king mess

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posted by Gkam84 [8798 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 13:49

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3 out front that could stay away

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3862 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 13:51

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ray silvester wrote:
My Purists

Cav
Degenkolb
Modolo
Guardini
Kruopis
Van Avermaet
Elmiger
Huffman
Voss

C'Mon Elmiger Big Grin

posted by ray silvester [1807 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 14:04

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Bookwalter from Elmiger

posted by ray silvester [1807 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 14:06

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Bookwalter
Elmiger
Rast

Cav, Viviani, Sutton/Thomas, Van Avermaet/Blythe were up there

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3862 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 14:06

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5th and 6th for my normal team and just 5th for my purist

Disappointing! Crying

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3862 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 14:10

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Scores might be done by this time next year.....The official site is a blank Nerd

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posted by Gkam84 [8798 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 14:12

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Well it was Eisel and Phinney

1.Bookwalter
2.Elmiger
3.Rast
4.Eisel
5.Viviani
6.Cav
7.Breschel
8.Phinney
9.Haussler
10.Ladagnous

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3862 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 14:14

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Couple of nice pictures coming from Qatar....

The doping station
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BCLezxrCUAATsnK.jpg:large

Then what Eisel did to Brammeier's bike

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BCGa5NxCAAAUXtc.jpg:large

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posted by Gkam84 [8798 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 14:33

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The "key moments" on the official site...

On the race-day, be sure not to miss the live coverage.

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posted by Gkam84 [8798 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 14:45

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Gkam84 wrote:
The "key moments" on the official site...

On the race-day, be sure not to miss the live coverage.

That has been like that since this morning.

I cant find more than just the top 10 on every site ive looked on

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3862 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 15:05

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John Degenkolb (ARG)
Mark Cavendish (OPQ)
Sacha Modolo (COG)
Aidis Kruopis (GRE)
Matteo Trentin (OPQ)
Alexander Porsev (KAT)
Luke Rowe (SKY)
Dominique Rollin (FDJ)
Takashi Miyazawa (SAX)

Not a good start for my standard team....i was about to change Miyazawa for Bewley this am when the window closed...oops

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Its a marathon, not a snickers

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posted by JAndrewHill [1220 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 16:23

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and my purists did little better.

Mark Cavendish (OPQ)
Aidis Kruopis (GRE)
Sacha Modolo (COG)
John Degenkolb (ARG)
Zak Dempster (APP)
Luke Rowe (SKY)
Alexander Porsev (KAT)
Dominique Rollin (FDJ)
Chan Jae Jang (CHA)

J Andrew Hill

Its a marathon, not a snickers

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posted by JAndrewHill [1220 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 16:26

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Results are in

1. BOOKWALTER Brent 33 BMC RACING TEAM 3h 28' 47"
2. ELMIGER Martin 73 IAM CYCLING 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
3. RAST Gregory 26 RADIOSHACK LEOPARD 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
4. EISEL Bernhard 12 SKY PROCYCLING 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
5. VIVIANI Elia 91 CANNONDALE 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
6. CAVENDISH Mark 1 OMEGA PHARMA-QUICK STEP 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
7. BRESCHEL Matti 52 TEAM SAXO-TINKOFF 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
8. PHINNEY Taylor 31 BMC RACING TEAM 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
9. HAUSSLER Heinrich 71 IAM CYCLING 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
10. LADAGNOUS Matthieu 44 FDJ 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
11. HUTAROVICH Yauheni 101 AG2R LA MONDIALE 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
12. DEGENKOLB John 81 TEAM ARGOS-SHIMANO 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
13. KRUOPIS Aidis 111 ORICA GREENEDGE 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
14. KLUGE Roger 131 TEAM NETAPP-ENDURA 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
15. KRISTOFF Alexander 141 KATUSHA TEAM 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
16. VAN HUMMEL Kenny Robert 128 VACANSOLEIL-DCM 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
17. BOASSON HAGEN Edvald 11 SKY PROCYCLING 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
18. BLYTHE Adam 32 BMC RACING TEAM 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
19. FISCHER Murilo Antoniobil 43 FDJ 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"
20. KEUKELEIRE Jens 116 ORICA GREENEDGE 3h 28' 47" + 00' 00"

posted by simon F [990 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 17:05

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6,8,9,13 and 15 for me.

posted by simon F [990 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 17:09

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Woo hoo, I might have my lanterne rouge badge.
Could dave put little red flags on the badges to indicate how many times we have won that badge?

J Andrew Hill

Its a marathon, not a snickers

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posted by JAndrewHill [1220 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 17:19

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Bewley is out boys

Back to the drawing board, and not great for my purist team Thinking

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3862 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 17:23

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JAndrewHill wrote:
Woo hoo, I might have my lanterne rouge badge.
Could dave put little red flags on the badges to indicate how many times we have won that badge?

Trentin is lanterne Rouge today! sorry Devil

Edit didn't see your Standard team Blushing

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1763 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 17:26

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Phinney saved my team from complete failure.

posted by Wig_Billy [575 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 17:26

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Ive brought in the schar for tomottow, expecting tp to lead his ttt for a win...

J Andrew Hill

Its a marathon, not a snickers

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posted by JAndrewHill [1220 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 17:47

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Ive brought in Rast and Rasch for Bewley (out) and Guardini

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3862 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 17:48

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Anyone else find that they can't see their stage scores for 1st stage of ToQ? Can't seem to find mine and I'm not sure if it's me or everyone.

PS think i did naff Sad

posted by Liam Barr [18 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 17:53

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I'm not sure the scores have been updated yet.

Liam Barr wrote:
Anyone else find that they can't see their stage scores for 1st stage of ToQ? Can't seem to find mine and I'm not sure if it's me or everyone.

PS think i did naff Sad

posted by dkminerovic [3 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 18:04

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dkminerovic wrote:
I'm not sure the scores have been updated yet.

Liam Barr wrote:
Anyone else find that they can't see their stage scores for 1st stage of ToQ? Can't seem to find mine and I'm not sure if it's me or everyone.

PS think i did naff Sad

Correct they haven't been updated yet, Gkam will do it when he returns

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3862 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 18:21

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Thanks, I'll just have to wait..

posted by Liam Barr [18 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 18:26

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I'm on it, just doing them now Big Grin

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posted by Gkam84 [8798 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 18:27

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Scores just updating.

There is no combat award in Qatar. So no 10 points for that. Big Grin

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posted by Gkam84 [8798 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 18:47

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Not the great start tour I'd envisaged for my fantasy teams. Things can only get better hey!?!

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posted by SounDaz_7 [48 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 20:28

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I seem to have been accidentally awesome in today's stage. Go me?! Cool

posted by coffee_queen [35 posts]
3rd February 2013 - 23:05

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