Liege-Bastogne-Liege

by Ghedebrav   April 19, 2013  

Any idea when the startlist will be updated for LBL? Still no Froome, Nibali or Gerrans (among others).

I've backed Gilbert in Amstel and Fleche, so will continue to back him for the win here (kiss of death). Dan Martin might be a good outside bet though.

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Go Danny!

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posted by Philip Unwin [714 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:05

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Dan Martin takes it up.

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:05

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Go Purito!

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:06

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Alan Tullett wrote:
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Im watching on my xbox.

Not sure how its gonna pan out, knowing my luck it will be a bad fantasy day Thinking

I thought you were catching up. Hesdejal going to blow I reckon.

I was but I never seem to fair well at the one day races

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:07

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Purito goes!

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:08

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Dan Martin looking good!

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:09

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Dan Martin wins!! Purito second. Valverde third, I think.

Good race!

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:10

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Yes Danny boy

1,2,4,7 purist
1,3,4,7 standard

I think

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:11

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Damn!!

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:11

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3,4,7 Crying

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1404 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:13

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1, 2, 3, 4, 7. That'll do.

Don't buy upgrades. Ride up grades. (Merckx)

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posted by obutterwick [517 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:15

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1.Martin
2.J-Rod
3.Valverde
4.Betancur
5.Scarponi
6.Gasparotto
7.Gilbert
8.Hesjedal
9.Rui Costa
10.Gerrans

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:15

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Martin (English!)
Purito
Valverde
Betancur
Scarponi
Gasparroto
Gilbert
Hesjedal
Rui Costa
Gerrans

134710 not too bad!

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:17

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Why did I not pick Martin!? I've been punting him as a winner left and right all week.

Still, absolutely delighted for him, great win (and great finish).

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posted by Ghedebrav [803 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:19

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Might have to rethink Hesjedal for my Giro Purist as well. Superb racing.

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posted by Ghedebrav [803 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:20

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Sick Smile Angry (That's the closest I can get to an Irish flag)

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posted by Philip Unwin [714 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:20

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ray silvester wrote:
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I have NO Froomedog. But I want to know, who is NOT going to take a gamble with Schleck, such good value at 3, he's been my throw away rider every time he races, so I can afford better riders and on the off chance he finishes a race....

Again.....not with Betancur AND Weening at the same price!!

Quite agree! Had Schleck in a long time ago but not now. Glad I went Betancur rather than Weening today though!

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:20

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If there were any races that had no flats, downhills, or TTs, and Contador was in good enough form to be the carrot dangled out front, I'd give Andy another shot.

posted by TheBigMong [218 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:24

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He might be worth a bet for a breakaway at the end of the TdF if he's still in the race. Think it'll take at least that kind of time to get his form back.

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:29

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11. VAUGRENARD Benoît 147 FDJ 6h 38' 25" + 00' 18"
12. ANTON Igor 172 EUSKALTEL - EUSKADI 6h 38' 25" + 00' 18"
13. BARDET Romain 182 AG2R LA MONDIALE 6h 38' 25" + 00' 18"
14. NOCENTINI Rinaldo 181 AG2R LA MONDIALE 6h 38' 25" + 00' 18"
15. NORDHAUG Lars-Peter 114 BLANCO PRO CYCLING TEAM 6h 38' 25" + 00' 18"
16. HENAO MONTOYA Sergio Luis 32 SKY PROCYCLING 6h 38' 25" + 00' 18"
17. SORENSEN Nicki 67 TEAM SAXO-TINKOFF 6h 38' 28" + 00' 21"
18. VANENDERT Jelle 161 LOTTO-BELISOL 6h 38' 33" + 00' 26"
19. GESCHKE Simon 231 TEAM ARGOS-SHIMANO 6h 39' 03" + 00' 56"
20. ULISSI Diego 138 LAMPRE - MERIDA 6h 39' 03" + 00' 56"

posted by simon F [869 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:31

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1 MARTIN Daniel Garmin - Sharp 100 275 6:38:07
2 RODRIGUEZ OLIVER Joaquim Katusha Team 80 200 0:03
3 VALVERDE BELMONTE Alejandro Movistar Team 70 150 0:09
4 BETANCUR GOMEZ Carlos Alberto AG2R La Mondiale 60 120 ,,
5 SCARPONI Michele Lampre - Merida 50 100 ,,
6 GASPAROTTO Enrico Astana Pro Team 40 90 0:18
7 GILBERT Philippe BMC Racing Team 30 80 ,,
8 HESJEDAL Ryder Garmin - Sharp 20 70 ,,
9 FARIA DA COSTA Rui Alberto Movistar Team 10 60 ,,
10 GERRANS Simon Orica GreenEDGE 4 50 ,,
11 VAUGRENARD Benoit Equipe Cycliste FDJ 46 ,,
12 ANTON HERNANDEZ Igor Euskaltel - Euskadi 42 ,,
13 BARDET Romain AG2R La Mondiale 38 ,,
14 NOCENTINI Rinaldo AG2R La Mondiale 34 ,,
15 NORDHAUG Lars Petter Blanco Pro Cycling Team 30 ,,
16 HENAO MONTOYA Sergio Luis Sky Procycling 28 ,,
17 SøRENSEN Nicki Team Saxo-Tinkoff 26 0:21
18 VANENDERT Jelle Lotto Belisol Team 24 0:26
19 GESCHKE Simon Team Argos - Shimano 22 0:56
20 ULISSI Diego Lampre - Merida 20 ,,

Kreuziger last man (so far anyway)

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:33

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Maybe Kreuziger has the Ferrari press conference on his mind! Devil

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posted by Philip Unwin [714 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:35

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Hmmm, couple of good picks, couple of bad ones. Martin paid off as did Valverde and Gerrans to a point but I dropped Rodriguez and both Nibali and Kwiatkowski were nowhere, disappointed with Henao too.

Did OK, could have been much better.

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:42

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Good for me if Kreuziger is last! No-one in 11-20 though I had a couple of them until the last minute.

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
21st April 2013 - 16:45

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Top 10 with both my teams, quite pleased with that. Big Grin

Also, congrats to makiavelli for winning the overall with his PURIST team. Surprise

posted by Wig_Billy [571 posts]
21st April 2013 - 17:41

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I was only 50pts off the overall lead in Spring Classics so went sh*t or bust for the win with some risks that didn't pay off. I was getting bored of picking Betancur for every single bloody race!

Quite chuffed tho', managed to just about hang on to top 10 by a single point - 9th place a lot better than my 266th last year.

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posted by chrisdstripes [1355 posts]
21st April 2013 - 17:43

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Wig_Billy wrote:
Top 10 with both my teams, quite pleased with that. Big Grin

Also, congrats to makiavelli for winning the overall with his PURIST team. Surprise


Yeah, I noticed that - Chapeau indeed!

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posted by chrisdstripes [1355 posts]
21st April 2013 - 17:44

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chrisdstripes wrote:
I was only 50pts off the overall lead in Spring Classics so went sh*t or bust for the win with some risks that didn't pay off. I was getting bored of picking Betancur for every single bloody race!

Quite chuffed tho', managed to just about hang on to top 10 by a single point - 9th place a lot better than my 266th last year.

Well played!! Overtook you in East Anglia though. This is going to be a long drawn-out battle!

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
21st April 2013 - 18:19

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chrisdstripes wrote:
Wig_Billy wrote:
Top 10 with both my teams, quite pleased with that. Big Grin

Also, congrats to makiavelli for winning the overall with his PURIST team. Surprise


Yeah, I noticed that - Chapeau indeed!

Thanks guys! I was almost sure one of you guys would overtake me on this stage. Great race guys!

Since I won overall with my purist team, does that mean I get the Garmin 510 and the autographed bidon? Big Grin

I wanted to be Iron Man til I realized I was anemic

posted by makiavelli [14 posts]
22nd April 2013 - 3:25

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makiavelli wrote:
chrisdstripes wrote:
Wig_Billy wrote:
Top 10 with both my teams, quite pleased with that. Big Grin

Also, congrats to makiavelli for winning the overall with his PURIST team. Surprise


Yeah, I noticed that - Chapeau indeed!

Thanks guys! I was almost sure one of you guys would overtake me on this stage. Great race guys!

Since I won overall with my purist team, does that mean I get the Garmin 510 and the autographed bidon? Big Grin

Super performance......I reckon you deserve both prizes PLUS a cobble from Paris-Roubaix!!

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
22nd April 2013 - 7:41

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