Paris Nice queen stage

by JAndrewHill   March 8, 2013  

Oops. I meant to do some xfers and just missed the deadline.
Err. Hmmmm.
Well lets hope Gaudin wins today. #nochance

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HUPOND Thierry, LONGO BORGHINI, LEMOINE Cyril and VOIGT Jens are the break with 6 mins after 55kms.

posted by simon F [875 posts]
8th March 2013 - 12:46

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TJ
Keldenman
Talansky
Ulissi
Bouet
Peraud
Chavenal
Westra
Elmiger.

Wish I had not experimented with my purist team, it has 8 sprinters and now not worth watching, gonna try something different in Dauphin.

posted by stevemarks [337 posts]
8th March 2013 - 12:47

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stevemarks wrote:

Wish I had not experimented with my purist team, it has 8 sprinters and now not worth watching, gonna try something different in Dauphin.

I've been there, so did the opposite in Tirreno and my non-sprint team scored zero yesterday! But at least the weekend should be more exciting...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1362 posts]
8th March 2013 - 12:53

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Two abandons
Gianni Meersman (OPQ) and Gaetan Bille (LTB) have given up.

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
8th March 2013 - 13:07

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Peter Velits (OPQ)
Gorka Izagirre (EUS)
Sylvain Chavanel (OPQ)
Nicolas Roche (SAX)
Lieuwe Westra (VCD)
Andrew Talansky (GRM)
Andriy Grivko (AST)
Andreas Kloden (RSN)
Diego Ulissi (LAM)

Took out Voigt last night. Now he's in the break! He better not win! Crying

posted by Alan Tullett [1296 posts]
8th March 2013 - 14:38

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JTL has abandoned

posted by simon F [875 posts]
8th March 2013 - 15:19

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JTL isn't living up to the hype if you ask me....or his off season training hasn't gone well which under sky's management I can't see tbh

posted by chiv30 [599 posts]
8th March 2013 - 15:25

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And now Sebastian Hinault steps off his bike to head for home.

posted by simon F [875 posts]
8th March 2013 - 15:26

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chiv30 wrote:
JTL isn't living up to the hype if you ask me....or his off season training hasn't gone well which under sky's management I can't see tbh

In fairness we don't know JTLs schedule. If he's aiming at the classics or later in the season then why would he be ripping it up in this race?

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
8th March 2013 - 15:40

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Jens Voigt I wonder how many times he has been shouting "Shut up legs" today?
What a machine.

posted by Marauder [235 posts]
8th March 2013 - 16:00

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Go Porte. Nice ride away from the peolton

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posted by JAndrewHill [1154 posts]
8th March 2013 - 16:13

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1. Porte
2. Menchov
3. Talansky

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posted by JAndrewHill [1154 posts]
8th March 2013 - 16:14

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Porte
Menchov
Talansky
TVG
Ulissi
Westra
Peraud
Quintana
Spilak
Scarponi

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posted by Gkam84 [8194 posts]
8th March 2013 - 16:15

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5. Ulissi
6. Westra
7. Peraud
8. Quintana

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Its a marathon, not a snickers

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posted by JAndrewHill [1154 posts]
8th March 2013 - 16:15

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GC now

Porte
Talansky
Westra
Peraud
TVG
Chavanel
Spilak
Ulissi
Scarponi
Velits

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posted by Gkam84 [8194 posts]
8th March 2013 - 16:16

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3,4,6,8,9 for me I think.

posted by simon F [875 posts]
8th March 2013 - 16:16

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1,3,5,6,7,8,12 and 15. Gesink my only non-scorer Angry

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
8th March 2013 - 16:28

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A poultry 95 Crying my punts did squat! (Roy & de gendt)
foolishly no Talansky in my team 2 days running Rolling On The Floor

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posted by livestrongnick [1412 posts]
8th March 2013 - 16:58

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TERatcliffe26 wrote:
Im not sure about my team either Thinking

Velits
Westra
Tejay
Talansky
Quintana
Chavanel
Ulissi
Grivko
Hivert

Full house badge TER Applause

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posted by livestrongnick [1412 posts]
8th March 2013 - 17:11

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Transferred Porte in last night, turned out nice again. That's three stage winners out of five this week.

Didn't put Talansky in though. Plonker.

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posted by Gizmo_ [644 posts]
8th March 2013 - 17:17

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shudda made those transfers on time . . .
1,4,6,12,14,19

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posted by JAndrewHill [1154 posts]
8th March 2013 - 17:21

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Netted a cracking 171 after bringing in Porte and Péraud. Cool

Now with 1,2,3,4,6 on GC in my squad, transfers for tomorrow should be a breeze!

posted by chokofingrz [194 posts]
8th March 2013 - 17:28

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Bloody mr Menchov, stopped me getting 1-2-3, mind you 1,3,4 is still canny plus 12 and 15.

Useless at the scores so i have no idea what that will add upto including gc points but i think about 150ish Big Grin

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posted by stumps [2448 posts]
8th March 2013 - 17:28

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194 including 10 penalty points. Unfortunately those 10 points were for my Hivert -> Gesink transfer so I'm -20 ish on that, it also cost me my full house badge Angry

Only 4 points off the top 10 so that's my aim for this tour now, that and retaining the lead in the Forum Scorum comp Big Grin

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
8th March 2013 - 17:38

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1,3,4,6,7,9,11,12,16 for me fianly got my last badge:)

posted by The Instigator [73 posts]
8th March 2013 - 17:40

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Just done a bit of forward planning for Sunday and I'm 0.2 away from my perfect team. Crying

posted by Wig_Billy [571 posts]
8th March 2013 - 18:16

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i still have space for two nice escapers tomorow
and then have a perfect team on sunday:)

posted by The Instigator [73 posts]
8th March 2013 - 21:01

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livestrongnick wrote:
TERatcliffe26 wrote:
Im not sure about my team either Thinking

Velits
Westra
Tejay
Talansky
Quintana
Chavanel
Ulissi
Grivko
Hivert

Full house badge TER Applause

Cheers, got one of every badge apart from the overall points one's

I would have tied the stage had my transfer been to bring in Porte not Velits so a little gutted

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3517 posts]
8th March 2013 - 21:38

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Dave, I think the scores are out, JTL appears to have been given a 5 point bonus for Porte's win but I don't think he finished the stage, should he get that?

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
9th March 2013 - 10:02

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drheaton wrote:
Dave, I think the scores are out, JTL appears to have been given a 5 point bonus for Porte's win but I don't think he finished the stage, should he get that?

Correct, he shouldn't have go it

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3517 posts]
9th March 2013 - 11:16

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