Volta ao Algarve stage 1

by simon F   February 14, 2013  

Riders are in the neutral zone. The flag should drop any minute.

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posted by simon F [994 posts]
14th February 2013 - 11:13

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After 16km :-

Eduard Vorganov (Katusha), Sergio Paulinho (Saxo-Tinkoff), Amets Txuolombiarruka (Caja Rural), Marco Corti (Colombia) and Christopher Jones (UnitedHealthcare) have 40" on the peloton.

Sean Downey (An Post) in between at 26"

posted by simon F [994 posts]
14th February 2013 - 11:38

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After 32.5km, the break of five have 2'48". That's the break of the day. Downey seems to have gone back to the peloton

posted by simon F [994 posts]
14th February 2013 - 11:54

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Best name of the year award goes to:

Amets Txuolombiarruka

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
14th February 2013 - 11:55

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KoM 1 -
1 Txurruka (CJR),
2 Vorganov (KAT)
3 Corti (COL)

I had Txurruka in my team until this morning, transferred him out...

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
14th February 2013 - 12:15

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drheaton wrote:
KoM 1 -
1 Txurruka (CJR),
2 Vorganov (KAT)
3 Corti (COL)

I had Txurruka in my team until this morning, transferred him out...

He was in my thoughts for my purist but went Kolobnev

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
14th February 2013 - 12:35

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TERatcliffe26 wrote:
drheaton wrote:
KoM 1 -
1 Txurruka (CJR),
2 Vorganov (KAT)
3 Corti (COL)

I had Txurruka in my team until this morning, transferred him out...

He was in my thoughts for my purist but went Kolobnev

I'm a bastard for a Basque, always try to get at least one in the team - seemingly picked the right one today.

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posted by Ghedebrav [1101 posts]
14th February 2013 - 13:12

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Thought about Txurruka, Jones and Paulinho but went Leukemans in the end. We'll see; he came high on this stage last year.

posted by Alan Tullett [1462 posts]
14th February 2013 - 13:34

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Well im off to work, I will do the scores as soon as I get home, so I apologise for the delay today and tomorrow

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
14th February 2013 - 14:19

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I've not got any plans tonight, want me to do the scores? Can't tomorrow but definitely free tonight if that helps? Plus, I have Algrave access already.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
14th February 2013 - 14:49

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According to Google translate, Vorganov is the first owner of the "goals sweater flywheels" Smile

posted by simon F [994 posts]
14th February 2013 - 15:31

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Hmmm, 2, 3, 4, 6 & 8. An odd top 10 that for what is supposedly a flat stage. Wonder if I've made some stupid picks.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
14th February 2013 - 16:25

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1.º Paul Martens (Blanco), 5h07m29s (Média: 38,792 km/h)
2.º Tiago Machado (RadioShack-Leopard), mt
3.º Theo Bos (Blanco), mt
4.º Giacomo Nizzolo (RadioShack-Leopard), mt
5.º Thomas Sprengers (Topspor Vlaanderen-Baloise), mt
6.º Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quick Step), mt
7.º Tom van Asbroeck (Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise), mt
8.º Rui Costa (Movistar), mt
9.º Alessandro Bazzana (UnitedHealthcare), mt
10.º Samuel Caldeira (OFM-Quinta da Lixa), mt

GC :-
1.º Paul Martens (Blanco), 5h07m19s
2.º Tiago Machado (RadioShack-Leopard), a 4s
3.º Theo Bos (Blanco), a 6s
4.º Giacomo Nizzolo (RadioShack-Leopard), a 10s
5.º Thomas Sprengers (Topspor Vlaanderen-Baloise), mt
6.º Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quick Step), mt
7.º Tom van Asbroeck (Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise), mt
8.º Rui Costa (Movistar), mt
9.º Alessandro Bazzana (UnitedHealthcare), mt
10.º Samuel Caldeira (OFM-Quinta da Lixa), mt

Points :-
1.º Paul Martens (Blanco), 25
2.º Tiago Machado (RadioShack-Leopard), 20
3.º Theo Bos (Blanco), 16

Mountains :-
1.º Sérgio Paulinho (Saxo-Tinkoff), 5
2.º Amets Txurruka (Caja Rural), 3

Sprints :-
1.º Eduard Vorganov (Katusha), 5
2.º Amets Txurruka (Caja Rural), 3
3.º Sérgio Paulinho (Saxo-Tinkoff), 2

posted by simon F [994 posts]
14th February 2013 - 16:27

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3,4,6,8 +10 team mate bonus Smile

posted by simon F [994 posts]
14th February 2013 - 16:30

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3,4,6,8 +10 so far, thats decent for a race I'm not interested in Big Grin

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posted by Gkam84 [9018 posts]
14th February 2013 - 16:37

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2, 3, 4, 6, 8 + Paulinho for Purist Team Big Grin

3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10 + Paulinho for Standard Team Big Grin

posted by NeilG83 [256 posts]
14th February 2013 - 16:39

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there was a crash in the last 500 meters thats why its such a strange top 10 normaly cav would have won

3,4,6,9 in standardteam en 2.3,4,6,8 in puristteam

posted by The Instigator [73 posts]
14th February 2013 - 16:52

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drheaton wrote:
Hmmm, 2, 3, 4, 6 & 8. An odd top 10 that for what is supposedly a flat stage. Wonder if I've made some stupid picks.

same as you plus Paulinho

posted by ray silvester [1858 posts]
14th February 2013 - 17:16

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simon F wrote:
1.º Paul Martens (Blanco), 5h07m29s (Média: 38,792 km/h)
2.º Tiago Machado (RadioShack-Leopard), mt
3.º Theo Bos (Blanco), mt
4.º Giacomo Nizzolo (RadioShack-Leopard), mt
5.º Thomas Sprengers (Topspor Vlaanderen-Baloise), mt
6.º Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quick Step), mt
7.º Tom van Asbroeck (Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise), mt
8.º Rui Costa (Movistar), mt
9.º Alessandro Bazzana (UnitedHealthcare), mt
10.º Samuel Caldeira (OFM-Quinta da Lixa), mt

GC :-
1.º Paul Martens (Blanco), 5h07m19s
2.º Tiago Machado (RadioShack-Leopard), a 4s
3.º Theo Bos (Blanco), a 6s
4.º Giacomo Nizzolo (RadioShack-Leopard), a 10s
5.º Thomas Sprengers (Topspor Vlaanderen-Baloise), mt
6.º Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quick Step), mt
7.º Tom van Asbroeck (Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise), mt
8.º Rui Costa (Movistar), mt
9.º Alessandro Bazzana (UnitedHealthcare), mt
10.º Samuel Caldeira (OFM-Quinta da Lixa), mt

Points :-
1.º Paul Martens (Blanco), 25
2.º Tiago Machado (RadioShack-Leopard), 20
3.º Theo Bos (Blanco), 16

Mountains :-
1.º Sérgio Paulinho (Saxo-Tinkoff), 5
2.º Amets Txurruka (Caja Rural), 3

Sprints :-
1.º Eduard Vorganov (Katusha), 5
2.º Amets Txurruka (Caja Rural), 3
3.º Sérgio Paulinho (Saxo-Tinkoff), 2

so my team of

Mark Cavendish (OPQ)
Giacomo Nizzolo (RSN)
Rigoberto Uran (SKY)
Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (MOV)
Kris Boeckmans (VCD)
Theo Bos (BLA)
Jure Kocjan (EUS)
Manuel Antonio Cardoso (CJR)
Marc De Maar (UHC)

So 3,4,6,8 for me . . .

J Andrew Hill

Its a marathon, not a snickers

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posted by JAndrewHill [1229 posts]
14th February 2013 - 18:01

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1 43 MARTENS Paul BLANCO PRO CYCLING TEAM 5:07:29 Palmarés completo

2 55 MACHADO Tiago RADIOSHACK LEOPARD 5:07:29 m.t.
3 48 BOS Theo BLANCO PRO CYCLING TEAM 5:07:29 m.t.
4 56 NIZZOLO Giacomo RADIOSHACK LEOPARD 5:07:29 m.t.
5 96 SPRENGERS Thomas TOPSPORT VLAANDEREN - BALOISE 5:07:29 m.t.
6 3 CAVENDISH Mark OMEGA PHARMA - QUICK-STEP CYCLING TEAM 5:07:29 m.t.
7 92 VAN ASBROECK Tom TOPSPORT VLAANDEREN - BALOISE 5:07:29 m.t.
8 32 COSTA Rui MOVISTAR TEAM 5:07:29 m.t.
9 141 BAZZANA Alessandro UNITEDHEALTHCARE PRO CYCLING TEAM 5:07:29 m.t.
10 191 CALDEIRA Samuel OFM - QUINTA DA LIXA 5:07:29 m.t.
11 82 BOECKMANS Kris VACANSOLEIL-DCM PRO CYCLING TEAM 5:07:29 m.t.
12 165 CARVALHO António LA ALUMINIOS - ANTARTE 5:07:29 m.t.
13 113 CARDOSO Manuel CAJA RURAL 5:07:29 m.t.
14 107 VEREECKEN Nicolas AN POST - CHAINREACTION 5:07:29 m.t.
15 195 PRADES REVERTE Eduard OFM - QUINTA DA LIXA 5:07:29 m.t.
16 148 REIJNEN Kiel UNITEDHEALTHCARE PRO CYCLING TEAM 5:07:29 m.t.
17 91 DE VREESE Laurens TOPSPORT VLAANDEREN - BALOISE 5:07:29 m.t.
18 44 LEEZER Thomas BLANCO PRO CYCLING TEAM 5:07:29 m.t.
19 183 MONTENEGRO Jorge LOULETANO - DUNAS DOURADAS 5:07:29 m.t.
20 23 TSATEVITCH Alexey KATUSHA 5:07:29 m.t.

posted by The Instigator [73 posts]
14th February 2013 - 18:20

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2,3,4,6,8,11 plus 10 bonus for me

posted by rcorbin [213 posts]
14th February 2013 - 20:57

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Scores are up

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3993 posts]
14th February 2013 - 21:19

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Well 170 pts for stage 1 is cracking and I'm delighted to say that I'm going to keep the same crew for stage 2!!

posted by ray silvester [1858 posts]
15th February 2013 - 0:59

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