Paris Nice Rider Roster and Values

by enrique   February 25, 2013  

Paris Nice is just a few weeks away. Are the rider values listed on the Rankings page what the riders will be worth in a couple of weeks or is there a chance that a riders value may change in the next few weeks?

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The riders values are only set for the early classics, nothing else, they may change, I can't guarantee anything, but they shouldn't change much

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posted by Gkam84 [8139 posts]
25th February 2013 - 3:06

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Hmmm. If I pick a team and the values go up then I suppose I'll have to re-pick because I'll be over-budget.

But in the real world I would benefit from my business acumen in hiring riders before they become worth so much. So I say reward armchair managers by not imposing a budget limit if their teams appreciate in total value after they have been picked.

Yes, I am desperate for an edge.

posted by Sanderville [192 posts]
25th February 2013 - 16:46

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Its OK, the rider values for Paris-Nice have been set now and once set for a race, they won't change, so you're good to go.

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posted by chrisdstripes [1354 posts]
25th February 2013 - 17:33

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chrisdstripes wrote:
Its OK, the rider values for Paris-Nice have been set now and once set for a race, they won't change, so you're good to go.

Cool! So no surprises or changes, Chris? By the way, how do you know? Smile

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posted by enrique [1105 posts]
25th February 2013 - 23:54

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enrique wrote:
chrisdstripes wrote:
Its OK, the rider values for Paris-Nice have been set now and once set for a race, they won't change, so you're good to go.

Cool! So no surprises or changes, Chris? By the way, how do you know? Smile

As once a competition opens, rider values are set and do not change

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
26th February 2013 - 0:00

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TERatcliffe26 wrote:
enrique wrote:
chrisdstripes wrote:
Its OK, the rider values for Paris-Nice have been set now and once set for a race, they won't change, so you're good to go.

Cool! So no surprises or changes, Chris? By the way, how do you know? Smile

As once a competition opens, rider values are set and do not change

Really?

They just added a whole race to the early classics season?

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
26th February 2013 - 2:43

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Should Samuel Sanchez be on the Paris Nice roster?... I don't see him on the start list at:

http://www.procyclingstats.com/race/116758022-Paris-Nice-WT-2013-Startlist

I don't see Inaki Isasi there either!...

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posted by enrique [1105 posts]
27th February 2013 - 0:18

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The link above now also suggests that L. Haedo, G. Rast, L. Didier, A. Zeits and L.A. Mate will ride. Those are just some of the ones who haven't been added in the game yet...

posted by chokofingrz [194 posts]
1st March 2013 - 15:00

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ray silvester wrote:

Really?

They just added a whole race to the early classics season?

did the rider values change?

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7033 posts]
1st March 2013 - 17:03

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chokofingrz wrote:
The link above now also suggests that L. Haedo, G. Rast, L. Didier, A. Zeits and L.A. Mate will ride. Those are just some of the ones who haven't been added in the game yet...

That's one of the nice things about having the 'Rankings' page show all the riders on one page. You can check this info more easily... Thanks for making the fix, Dave! Smile

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posted by enrique [1105 posts]
1st March 2013 - 22:44

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Marcel kittel listed as a domestique? I totally missed him as a result. Why is this dave?

posted by fxceltic [27 posts]
4th March 2013 - 14:11

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fxceltic wrote:
Marcel kittel listed as a domestique? I totally missed him as a result. Why is this dave?

Because he hasn't scored many fantasy points comparative to others riding, and the style of race meaning only a couple of flat stages, means his fantasy value is low, and thus too low to be classed as a star rider (no DS values will be higher than stars and vice versa this year). I dont think anyone with a value below 18 with be a star for the big races

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
4th March 2013 - 14:27

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Rider classification is based on value and points scored. Kittel hasn't scored that well recently so he's dropped down the price categories and he's no longer valued high enough to be given a category.

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
4th March 2013 - 14:28

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