Vuelta al Pais Vasco/Euskal Herriko Itzulia - Stage 1

by simon F   April 1, 2013  

Stage is underway. At 18km, Zandio (Sky), Madrazo (Movistar), Busche (RadioShack), Paterski (Cannondale), Landa (Euskaltel-Euskadi), Cherel (Ag2r) y Txurruka (Caja Rural) have 50 seconds on the bunch.

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4,6,7,18 for me Yawn

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1404 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:35

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19th Clarke
20th Talansky

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:38

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5,7,14,20 standard

8,9,14,18,20 purist

+5 team points for Impey in both teams

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:39

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1st,5th,8th,18th,19th + Txurruka

that's not too bad

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:39

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1,2 plus 5 for impey

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posted by JAndrewHill [1153 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:39

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1 Gerrans
2 Velits
3 Vicioso
4 Gavazzi
5 Fuglsang
6 Henao
7 Contador
8 Porte
9 Quintana
10 Weening
11 TJvG
12 Bagot
13 Herrada
14 Spilak
15 Rui Costa
16 Dyachenko
17 Kreuziger
18 Sanchez +5"
19 Clarke
20 Talansky

posted by simon F [869 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:40

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Good start for ray silvester!

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1404 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:40

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TERatcliffe26 wrote:
19th Clarke
20th Talansky

looked like the rainbow jersey 19th to me?

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:40

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1,8,9,14 & 18. Could be worse. No Txurruka though Sad

posted by simon F [869 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:41

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Never min TER you don't know who got the Lantern Rouge yet! Devil

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posted by Philip Unwin [714 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:43

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ray silvester wrote:
TERatcliffe26 wrote:
19th Clarke
20th Talansky

looked like the rainbow jersey 19th to me?


and maybe 19 for me as well if that's right.

posted by simon F [869 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:43

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simon F wrote:
ray silvester wrote:
TERatcliffe26 wrote:
19th Clarke
20th Talansky

looked like the rainbow jersey 19th to me?


and maybe 19 for me as well if that's right.

Agreed that it looked like Gilbert, Im just going off what the results said. Guess we shall find out soon

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:53

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Diariovaso is giving it to Gilbert

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posted by Philip Unwin [714 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:57

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149th, presumably LR to Cummings

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posted by Philip Unwin [714 posts]
1st April 2013 - 16:58

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19 Gibert
20 Clarke
21 Pineau
22 Talansky

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posted by Philip Unwin [714 posts]
1st April 2013 - 17:01

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TERatcliffe26 wrote:
simon F wrote:
ray silvester wrote:
TERatcliffe26 wrote:
19th Clarke
20th Talansky

looked like the rainbow jersey 19th to me?


and maybe 19 for me as well if that's right.

Agreed that it looked like Gilbert, Im just going off what the results said. Guess we shall find out soon

PCS say Clarke then Talansky but Eurosport had that pretty cool finish line camera shot so maybe its still being all 'worked out'?

Enjoyed seeing Samu and Cunego fly downhill to almost catch the front group......I had envisaged them doing that for the actual 1-2.

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
1st April 2013 - 17:04

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Philip Unwin wrote:
149th, presumably LR to Cummings

That would be handy for my purist team, but that would mean 15 non-finishers

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
1st April 2013 - 17:07

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ray silvester wrote:
TERatcliffe26 wrote:
simon F wrote:
ray silvester wrote:
TERatcliffe26 wrote:
19th Clarke
20th Talansky

looked like the rainbow jersey 19th to me?


and maybe 19 for me as well if that's right.

Agreed that it looked like Gilbert, Im just going off what the results said. Guess we shall find out soon

PCS say Clarke then Talansky but Eurosport had that pretty cool finish line camera shot so maybe its still being all 'worked out'?

Enjoyed seeing Samu and Cunego fly downhill to almost catch the front group......I had envisaged them doing that for the actual 1-2.

PCS have updated now, Gilbert 19th, Clarke 20th

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
1st April 2013 - 17:09

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Sorry 161st Silin (Ast) point for my purist

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posted by Philip Unwin [714 posts]
1st April 2013 - 17:11

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6,8,15,20 for my standard and 8,11,15,20 for purist.

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 [2429 posts]
1st April 2013 - 17:37

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Guess who got some points today. Andy Schleck scored a whole 3 points, he's clearly on the road to recovery...

On another note, my day didn't go well, my punt on sprinters didn't go well and left me well behind, I should have played it safe and stuck the climbers. Oh well, there's always tomorrow.

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
1st April 2013 - 18:53

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drheaton wrote:
Guess who got some points today. Andy Schleck scored a whole 3 points, he's clearly on the road to recovery...

On another note, my day didn't go well, my punt on sprinters didn't go well and left me well behind, I should have played it safe and stuck the climbers. Oh well, there's always tomorrow.

Yes. I noticed that. Intermediate sprint! Did think about him for purist, but got one other cheap rider who's not even in the race now.

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
1st April 2013 - 18:57

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Which sprinters did you take a punt on? There are only two in the race Gerrans and Impey. That would've worked well.

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posted by Philip Unwin [714 posts]
1st April 2013 - 19:22

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JAndrewHill wrote:
1,2 plus 5 for impey

As well as gavazzi 4th and spilak.
9th overall aint bad, and if only id picked amets as my basque wildcard...

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posted by JAndrewHill [1153 posts]
1st April 2013 - 19:24

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Ratto was one I picked, plus Impey, Gilbert and Geschke. Also picked Albasini over Gerrans.

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
1st April 2013 - 19:25

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Ok. Sorry, bad luck.

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posted by Philip Unwin [714 posts]
1st April 2013 - 19:27

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Shouldn't Txurruka have 40pts

5pts KOM lead
5pts sprints lead(we were told that would be scored)
4pts sprint 1
6pts sprint 2
4pts mountain 1
3pts mountain 2
4pts mountain 3
6pts mountain 4
3pts mountain 5

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
2nd April 2013 - 0:51

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It was actually the KoM standings points missing, an update is processing.

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
2nd April 2013 - 6:43

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Just to double check- are there no young rider points for this one?

posted by letsgoup [139 posts]
2nd April 2013 - 9:05

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No, I'm not aware of a young rider competition.

Also, there are officially two sprint jerseys, one for intermediate sprints and one for finishing positions. Only the intermediate sprint standings are being scored as this is consistent with previous runnings and also the Volta Catalunya.

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
2nd April 2013 - 9:31

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