VaC stage 6

by TERatcliffe26   March 23, 2013  

So no break so far

Sprint 1
1.Martin
2.Fernandez
3.Hesjedal

Took a risk for today leaving in some sprinters and made just 1 transfer

Martin
Wiggins
Quintana
Niemiec
Gesink (for Machado)
Salerno
Dumoulin
Ratto
Meersman

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2nd sprint

1.Navarro
2.Sorensen
3.Silin

Typical now Navarro is no longer in my team

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3503 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 15:06

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Nice! I brought in Navarro for tomorrow but today will do nicely!

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posted by adholman [77 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 15:06

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First KOM point Alt De Prades(Cat1)

Herrada 9 fantasy pts
Astarloza 8 fantasy pts
Losada 7 fantasy pts

4th to 9th positions unknown as yet?

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 15:24

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Got Wyss, Meersman and Ratto for the sprint. But no Dumoulin Crying

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:05

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Gerrans wins!! Someone got lucky! chrisdstripes!

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:07

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Crying Angry

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1404 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:08

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chrisdstripes wrote:
I followed a similar train of thought TER...

D Martin (in for Wiggo)
Rodriguez
Quintana
Salerno
Betancurt
Meersman
J Simon
Dumoulin
Gerrans (in for Poulhies, just to be different...)

Could go horribly wrong today - currently lying sixth and fancied taking a chance! Thinking

What a transfer....nice one(I fancied Gerrans for yesterday!!)

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:08

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YES! Gerrans gets it. Inspired (ie lucky as f*ck) transfer!

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posted by chrisdstripes [1353 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:08

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chrisdstripes wrote:
YES! Gerrans gets it. Inspired (ie lucky as f*ck) transfer!

Nice one for you, I still had Ratto up there at least

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3503 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:09

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Thanks Ray! I was cheering for Dumoulin as I would've got 5 bonus points for his teammate, but thats even better.

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posted by chrisdstripes [1353 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:09

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Meersman 2nd
Ratto and Dumoulin very close for 3rd and 4th
Wyss 5th

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:10

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They just put the results up on Eaurosport but I think they put Dyachenko instead of Dumoulin - maybe next to each other in alpha order?!

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posted by chrisdstripes [1353 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:12

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I did think about gerrans as it was a lumpy stage, but went for wyss instead...not too shabby iguess.

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posted by JAndrewHill [1153 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:12

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2,3,4 and thats all, hmmm not great I guess Thinking

Gonna loose out with Rodriguez up there!!!

Don't think any sprinters will be up there tomorrow though, so will get rid of Ratto, Dumoulin and Wiggins to get J-Rod in

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3503 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:14

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2/4/6/8(who do we appreciate Cool ) for me

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:14

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Procyclingstats showing Ratto 3rd.

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posted by Mikeh789 [136 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:15

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1,2,4,6,8 plus top 3 on GC and Salerno - again Betancurt my only non-scorer - with my luck at the moment he'll be last man home! Must have a chance of my top 10 badge if tomorrow goes well...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1353 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:19

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From Biciclismo

1. Simon Gerrans
2. Gianni Meersman
3. Daniele Ratto
4. Samuel Dumoulin
5. Marcel Wyss
6. Julien Simon
7. Dani Moreno
8. Joaquim Rodriguez
9. JakobFuglsang
10. Rigoberto Urán

so I got 2,3,5, 8 plus 1-4 in GC and top of sprints and mountain points. Shouldn't lose any ground with that. Now, what to do tomorrow?

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:21

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TERatcliffe26 wrote:
chrisdstripes wrote:
YES! Gerrans gets it. Inspired (ie lucky as f*ck) transfer!

Nice one for you, I still had Ratto up there at least


Thanks TER - yes Ratto has done you well all week hasn't he? I always get him and Gatto confused and end up avoiding them both. Confused

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posted by chrisdstripes [1353 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:32

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Alan Tullett wrote:
Gerrans wins!! Someone got lucky! chrisdstripes!

Yes - very lucky! Keep looking over your East Anglian shoulder Alan, I'm gaining!

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posted by chrisdstripes [1353 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:37

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chrisdstripes wrote:
TERatcliffe26 wrote:
chrisdstripes wrote:
YES! Gerrans gets it. Inspired (ie lucky as f*ck) transfer!

Nice one for you, I still had Ratto up there at least


Thanks TER - yes Ratto has done you well all week hasn't he? I always get him and Gatto confused and end up avoiding them both. Confused

Yup he has done me well, just doesn't figure too often in a team that has Viviani and Sagan. Most seem to avoid him, at least on the first stage he does well anyway

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3503 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 16:57

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ray silvester wrote:
2/4/6/8(who do we appreciate Cool ) for me

Plus 13th and 17th

1,2,3 on GC
1,2,3 on KOM
1,3 on sprints

plus 6 for Martin at sprint 1 and 5 teammate bonus for Meier

should be a very healthy 152pts

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 17:11

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chrisdstripes wrote:
Alan Tullett wrote:
Gerrans wins!! Someone got lucky! chrisdstripes!

Yes - very lucky! Keep looking over your East Anglian shoulder Alan, I'm gaining!

You'll catch up a little bit, but Meier scored me 10 and otherwise fairly similar. But my team for tomorrow should be strong as I expect the GC riders to go for it so I've dropped the sprinters and got a couple of riders for a break as well as all the main riders. Maybe should have dropped Wiggo for Dumoulin today but thought Wiggo and Sky might have a go like stage 1 but I expect more attacking tomorrow. Nearly didn't play this game after missing the first stage. In fact you were top for a day as my team temporarily disappeared! Doubt if I'll play California though if I'm doing ok in Giro. It's the Classics and Grand Tours that I like, although the one-week tours have been more interesting this year without Sky's domination.

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 17:23

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about 130 for me I reckon, we shall see

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3503 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 17:26

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PCS have now decided Dumoulin was third which would give me a podium badge, don't know if its confirmed tho...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1353 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 17:27

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Yes, the classics and grand tours are the most fun, I'll be away for the Dauphine and TdS this year anyway so I'll be dropping down the overall in June. Its great fun when you pick someone out of left-field and he brings in the win like today tho - I'll enjoy it while it lasts. (Ie until 3 of my classics purists take each other out tomorrow...)

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posted by chrisdstripes [1353 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 17:29

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Yes, I was away for the end of the Vuelta the last two years but luckily the hotel or cottage we were in had wireless so quickly put in some transfers each night and did ok. If anything I did better when I didn't have much time to think about it. It was a good pick today. I never would have risked it but maybe he's trying to peak later this year. The Ardennes must be his goal and I'll consider him for my team then. The best thing is when you get someone on a long break with tons of mountain points, like Voeckler and Valverde on consecutive days last year on the Tour. Won the Valverde stage and got the Bryton I was after!

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 18:10

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well i made a right mess there. I read the route completely wrong and put in all my climbers and got rid of the sprinters.

Will be lucky to get anywhere near the 100 mark.

If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it. Gaius Julius Caesar.

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posted by stumps [2425 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 19:44

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Right, scores going up.

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 19:53

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Full house for me, but missed gerrans. Taking a 10pt pen to try and get a full house tomorrow too. Think its time to bring jrod in too. Wish icould pick sagan!

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posted by JAndrewHill [1153 posts]
23rd March 2013 - 21:44

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