Tour de Romandie - Stage 5 (ITT)

by obutterwick   April 28, 2013  

Presumably it's Froome's now, but the rest of the podium is up for grabs. I think it'll be Spilak and Kelderman, with Costa narrowly missing out.

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simon F wrote:
chrisdstripes wrote:
Grabsch first off at 11:13GMT. Froome goes at 13:40GMT.

BST isn't it? not GMT

Oh yeah! "Our time" - I meant. Somehow forgot it was supposed to be flippin' summer...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1540 posts]
28th April 2013 - 12:18

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Blimey, Malori is miles ahead at the halfway check...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1540 posts]
28th April 2013 - 12:18

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My team for today, messed this comp up by miss reading the profiles so glad its going to be over today.

Christopher Froome (SKY)
Andrew Talansky (GRM)
Richie Porte (SKY)
Tony Martin (OPQ)
Marcel Wyss (IAM)
Simon Spilak (KAT)
Dmitriy Kozontchuk (KAT)

had 2 dns in my team but as both only 3 credits each just left them out without taking penalties.

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 [2675 posts]
28th April 2013 - 12:18

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My team is

Froome
Martin (for Porte)
Kelderman (for Talansky)
Costa
Spilak (for Rujano)
Dennis for (Morabito)
Rensburg
Bravo
Wyss

Some odd changes but there's reason behind it. If I want to make top 10 then I need to pull something out of the bag. Both Porte and Talansky looked knackered yesterday so I've dropped them form in form guys. I also picked up Spilak whom can TT and should be fighting to keep his good GC position.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
28th April 2013 - 12:20

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ah brilliant considered alot of riders for this but non of them had the form so disregarded them, tuft, Malori, Meyer and Dennis! just sums up my week.....Sad

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1706 posts]
28th April 2013 - 12:24

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Cracking ride from malori, should get some decent points from him at least Smile

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3785 posts]
28th April 2013 - 12:30

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haven't bothered with this comp until today, hoping for the full house badge today

Andrew Talansky (GRM)
Richie Porte (SKY)
Tony Martin (OPQ)
Lieuwe Westra (VCD)
Marco Pinotti (BMC)
Adriano Malori (LAM)
Rohan Dennis (GRM)
Sebastien Reichanbach (IAM)
Julien Berard (ALM)

posted by rcorbin [208 posts]
28th April 2013 - 12:43

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Tony Martin
Christopher Froome
Richie Porte
Simon Spilak
Marcus Burghardt
Marcel Wyss
Lieuwe Westra
Rohan Dennis
Perrig Quemeneur

Took some penalty points to get the team, Quemeneur was just to fill a spot

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posted by Gkam84 [8698 posts]
28th April 2013 - 13:39

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Porte only 5th, Talansky 16th at the minute, quite happy with my transfers now Big Grin

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
28th April 2013 - 13:47

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1,3,5,9 and 13 plus GC and young rider points. Happy with my transfers.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
28th April 2013 - 14:03

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41 MARTIN T. OPQ 21:07.670
2 115 MALORI A. LAM 16
3 1 FROOME C. SKY 34
4 161 WESTRA L. VCD 36
5 18 SPILAK S. KAT 41
6 83 CLEMENT S. BLA 50
7 6 PORTE R. SKY 52
8 123 CHRISTENS. M. TST 55
9 53 DENNIS R.* GRS 56
10 181 LUDVIGSSO. T.* ARG 01:01
11 171 VAN DEN B. J. LTB ST
12 91 PERAUD J. ALM 01:02
13 33 COSTA R. MOV ST
14 52 DANIELSON T. GRS ST
15 138 TUFT S. OGE 01:04
16 24 MACHADO T. RLT 01:05
17 67 PINOTTI M. BMC 01:06
18 26 OLIVEIRA N.* RLT ST
19 157 ROY J. FDJ ST
20 51 TALANSKY A. GRS 01:07

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3785 posts]
28th April 2013 - 14:03

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1,2,7 and 9 on the stage and thats it! at least I will have top 3 in the young riders classification. Should be a par score maybe

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3785 posts]
28th April 2013 - 14:05

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GC

1.Froome
2.Spilak
3.Costa
4.Danielson
5.Kelderman
6.Peraud
7.JVDB
8.Porte
9.Valverde
10.Wyss

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3785 posts]
28th April 2013 - 14:06

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That's your top 20

1 41 MARTIN T. OPQ 21:07.670
2 115 MALORI A. LAM 16
3 1 FROOME C. SKY 34
4 161 WESTRA L. VCD 36
5 18 SPILAK S. KAT 41
6 83 CLEMENT S. BLA 50
7 6 PORTE R. SKY 52
8 123 CHRISTENSEN. M. TST 55
9 53 DENNIS R.* GRS 56
10 181 LUDVIGSSON. T.* ARG 01:01
11 171 VAN DEN BROECK. J. LTB ST
12 91 PERAUD J. ALM 01:02
13 33 COSTA R. MOV ST
14 52 DANIELSON T. GRS ST
15 138 TUFT S. OGE 01:04
16 24 MACHADO T. RLT 01:05
17 67 PINOTTI M. BMC 01:06
18 26 OLIVEIRA N.* RLT ST
19 157 ROY J. FDJ ST
20 51 TALANSKY A. GRS 01:07

posted by simon F [978 posts]
28th April 2013 - 14:07

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1,2,3,5 & 20. Couldn't decide between dropping Porte and Talansky so made the wrong choice - could have been worse though.

posted by simon F [978 posts]
28th April 2013 - 14:08

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blew that big time, was 2nd in yorkshire and a couple places outside top 10 overall but no chance of keeping either of them i recon, should have got rid of pinot for malori and taken the penalty hit...fortune favours the brave, and i was a coward! grrr

posted by ianbar [7 posts]
28th April 2013 - 14:08

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I reckon I bagged about 143 points today, hopefully enough to move me up a little bit.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
28th April 2013 - 14:09

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1,2, 3, 9, 13 and 1, 3, 5, 10 on GC

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

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posted by obutterwick [527 posts]
28th April 2013 - 14:10

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JAndrewHill wrote:
having skillfully picked stef clement for every stage where he scored zero and dropped him when he scored lts, ive dropped himtoday and go with
froome
danielson
porte
da costa
spilak
burghardt
berard
wyss
charteau

and clement comes in the top 10...not my week... Confused Crying Crying

J Andrew Hill

Its a marathon, not a snickers

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posted by JAndrewHill [1209 posts]
28th April 2013 - 14:22

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1,3,4,5,7,9 Burghardt for mountains aswell.....but I took penalty points Crying

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posted by Gkam84 [8698 posts]
28th April 2013 - 14:34

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Score are up

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3785 posts]
28th April 2013 - 15:20

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Poor for me today - biggest mistake was choosing Boaro over Malori, but there were plenty of others! Surprised Kelderman and Tuft weren't higher, and that Spilak and Westra were so good. Picking Brajkovic over Spilak yesterday probably cost me close to 100 points!

Purists may have done OK thanks to Martin, Ludvigsson, Rui Costa and Porte - started 12th so hoping for a top 10 badge. Hopefully used up my crap picks this week and can get some better luck in the Giro...

EDIT - purists actually dropped 5 places! Nev'mind...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1540 posts]
28th April 2013 - 15:27

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chrisdstripes wrote:

Purists may have done OK thanks to Martin, Ludvigsson, Rui Costa and Porte - started 12th so hoping for a top 10 badge. Hopefully used up my crap picks this week and can get some better luck in the Giro...

EDIT - purists actually dropped 5 places! Nev'mind...

My purists started 7th, dropped 4 places to 11th despite having Froome, Spilak and Ludvigsson

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3785 posts]
28th April 2013 - 16:07

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Moved up into the top ten for the tour so very happy. A good day and I did well picking up Martin and Spilak for Porte and Talansky, Kelderman disappointed but still got me GC and young rider points, once again I totally forgot about Malori though!

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
28th April 2013 - 16:51

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120 points for today so not bad, stages 1 & 2 let me down big style so i was never in with a chance following that. Sad

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 [2675 posts]
28th April 2013 - 16:56

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I felt like I was making lots of mistakes with my transfers in this race, so to finish 6th is a bit of a surprise. Now bring on the Giro. Big Grin

posted by Wig_Billy [574 posts]
28th April 2013 - 17:32

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Well after a bad first 2 stages, I'm pleased my over active use of penalty transfers resulted in 17th place. Kudos to drheaton for reading this race right and not having to use penalty T's! Great result, and well done obutterwick, well played sir.
My first GT next, bit nervous! I'm already pretty certain my purist will be a disaster....

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posted by johnny2names [199 posts]
28th April 2013 - 18:16

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I actually used three penalty transfers but got them in early after the prologue so I didn't need any at the weekend.

In hindsight I wished I'd used one more to bring in Mezgec but I can't complain too much, as far as I'm concerned he came out of nowhere.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
28th April 2013 - 18:23

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johnny2names wrote:
Well after a bad first 2 stages, I'm pleased my over active use of penalty transfers resulted in 17th place. Kudos to drheaton for reading this race right and not having to use penalty T's! Great result, and well done obutterwick, well played sir.
My first GT next, bit nervous! I'm already pretty certain my purist will be a disaster....

Many thanks. I finally feel I understand this game, but that'll all change come the Giro. Good luck all!

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

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posted by obutterwick [527 posts]
28th April 2013 - 20:00

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chrisdstripes wrote:
Poor for me today - biggest mistake was choosing Boaro over Malori, but there were plenty of others! Surprised Kelderman and Tuft weren't higher, and that Spilak and Westra were so good. Picking Brajkovic over Spilak yesterday probably cost me close to 100 points!

Purists may have done OK thanks to Martin, Ludvigsson, Rui Costa and Porte - started 12th so hoping for a top 10 badge. Hopefully used up my crap picks this week and can get some better luck in the Giro...

EDIT - purists actually dropped 5 places! Nev'mind...

Yes. I actually beat your purists by 1 point! In fact my purists beat my standard by 42 points, which is unheard of for me. Didn't take this one too seriously to be honest. Had Martin and Malori for the wrong TT! Hope I do better in Giro as well, (but I will be doing a lot more research and taking a bit longer than one minute to make my picks each day - may go stage hunting more than trying to win the bike and to hell with my overall position.)

posted by Alan Tullett [1434 posts]
28th April 2013 - 20:05

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