Giro d'Italia - Stage 3

by obutterwick   May 5, 2013  

Not to be snubbed twice, I'm starting this thread early. A win for Visconti gives him the Maglia Rosa. Felline looks a good bet, but so do Goss (climbing legs on) and Bouhanni.

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Well i've done a Puccio today and been spat out the back of the pack! Crying lots of red arrows for me....

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1764 posts]
6th May 2013 - 17:24

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anyone know when the game will be updated? I thought it had been updated earlier but scores for stage 3 don't seem to be there?

posted by Tom Amos [241 posts]
6th May 2013 - 18:42

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Tom Amos wrote:
anyone know when the game will be updated? I thought it had been updated earlier but scores for stage 3 don't seem to be there?

It was an update for stage 2, Cattaneo and Viviani got the wrong points Nerd

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1764 posts]
6th May 2013 - 18:52

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aha, thanks Nick!

posted by Tom Amos [241 posts]
6th May 2013 - 18:55

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just sorting the scores

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7312 posts]
6th May 2013 - 19:02

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updating but might require another update, depending on the sprint and mountains... official site results only listing one of each but the stage profile shows two.

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7312 posts]
6th May 2013 - 19:11

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I have a question. Not important but I'm just curious. After stage 2 my standard team was lying 7th overall in the purist Giro Comp (as I had made no transfers) so I got a number 2 against my high roller badge (as it was my second top 10). Today My number 2 against the badge has gone. Is this because of the update in scores because of riders being allocated the wrong points meaning I dropped out of the top 10 or because I made transfers for stage 3 so was no longer in purist comp with that team so didn't qualify any longer for high roller in purist comp. Or both? Does this make sense? Just curious how the system works. No big deal either way Thinking

posted by letsgoup [139 posts]
6th May 2013 - 19:21

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the scores for stage 2 were amended. so it's possible the update left you out of the top ten

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7312 posts]
6th May 2013 - 19:27

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Dave Atkinson wrote:
the scores for stage 2 were amended. so it's possible the update left you out of the top ten

Crying Crying Crying

posted by letsgoup [139 posts]
6th May 2013 - 19:33

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I'll be outside the top 1000 after today. Dreadful.

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

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posted by obutterwick [528 posts]
6th May 2013 - 19:44

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Glad I picked Paulino...my only real scorer today...
My transfers are a bit off the wall ... I've got rid of Phinney as he seems to be doing nothing except support Evans maybe...maybe I can bring Vivianni in on Wednesday

J Andrew Hill

Its a marathon, not a snickers

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posted by JAndrewHill [1220 posts]
6th May 2013 - 20:13

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Hi guys - anyone know what happened with the last KOM? It doesn't seem to be listed on the official site. I was watching it live, and the break was clearly caught well before they crested the Sella di Catona.

On Eurosport, it looked like Visconti zipped over for the points, followed by Astana leading the group. Thats what their caption gave as well.

Visconti started the day on 3 pts in KOM, and ended on 8, so must have got the other 5 from that climb. Aru, Agnoli and Nibali are listed as having 3,2,1 respectively, so again that must have come from the final climb.

I can't find any official confirmation, but would someone mind looking into this tomorrow and amending the points once its been officially confirmed?

Thanks!

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posted by chrisdstripes [1585 posts]
6th May 2013 - 20:15

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I think the points for the final mountain 'Sella di Catona'
1 Visconti
2 Aru
3 Agnoli
have been missed
(may be wrong)

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posted by Philip Unwin [771 posts]
6th May 2013 - 20:17

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they haven't been missed, they're just not on the results. and nor is the first sprint

when they appear, we'll update

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7312 posts]
6th May 2013 - 20:18

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OK sorry
Not to be trusted but sky website says first sprint
1 Tabarre
2 Wauters
3 Boaro
I know you need to wait for official results.
Thanks for hard work

philip unwin

posted by Philip Unwin [771 posts]
6th May 2013 - 20:27

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Does anyone know what happened to Cataldo? I saw him struggling on TV and the results show he finished at 19.31.
Would be a big blow to Sky if he is ill or injured.

posted by NeilG83 [233 posts]
6th May 2013 - 20:27

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i think the issue is that the giro's swanky new site simply doesn't work

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7312 posts]
6th May 2013 - 20:27

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Philip Unwin wrote:
OK sorry
Not to be trusted but sky website says first sprint
1 Tabarre
2 Wauters
3 Boaro
I know you need to wait for official results.
Thanks for hard work

the first sprint is the one listed on the giro website i think. those points are in.

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7312 posts]
6th May 2013 - 20:33

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The second sprint was
Backer
Baoro
Wauters
apparently

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posted by Philip Unwin [771 posts]
6th May 2013 - 20:40

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six riders score on a giro sprint. although, bizarrely, one of them scores zero Thinking

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7312 posts]
6th May 2013 - 21:26

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It should be:

Sprint 1

Taborre 8
Wauters 6
Baoro 4
Backer 3
Pantno 2
Bellemakers1

Sprint 2

Backer 8
Baoro 6
Wauters 4
Rodriguez 3
Taborre 2
Bellemakers 1

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posted by Philip Unwin [771 posts]
6th May 2013 - 21:33

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Tom Amos wrote:
anyone know when the game will be updated? I thought it had been updated earlier but scores for stage 3 don't seem to be there?

Yeah, something must have gone wrong, I'm scored a big fat 0 Surprise
Totally misread today. And now off to sort out some penalty transfers...

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posted by johnny2names [199 posts]
6th May 2013 - 21:41

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Philip Unwin wrote:
It should be:

Sprint 1

Taborre 8
Wauters 6
Baoro 4
Backer 3
Pantno 2
Bellemakers1

Sprint 2

Backer 8
Baoro 6
Wauters 4
Rodriguez 3
Taborre 2
Bellemakers 1

cheers for that, it's what i have now too.

update in progress Smile

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7312 posts]
6th May 2013 - 22:28

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Dave did you manage to pick up my email regarding a team name change?

posted by davemchol [35 posts]
6th May 2013 - 22:32

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Sandy Casar is out of the race broken wrist it seems

posted by davemchol [35 posts]
6th May 2013 - 22:54

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Oh my giddy aunt I've just realised my team is winning! Party What is going on?! Now I'm all in a flap about what transfers to make. At least I can be content now for the rest of the season when normal service resumes and I slip back to the bottom of the page. Happy days.

Heather Milner

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7th May 2013 - 0:16

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teamlangton wrote:
Oh my giddy aunt I've just realised my team is winning!...

Yay! Smile And the team right behind you is... Dave's! Smile

Vive Le Road.cc Fantasy Cycling Game!

posted by enrique [1698 posts]
7th May 2013 - 0:43

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yay for dumb luck!

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7312 posts]
7th May 2013 - 7:07

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NeilG83 wrote:
Does anyone know what happened to Cataldo? I saw him struggling on TV and the results show he finished at 19.31.
Would be a big blow to Sky if he is ill or injured.

Apprently he had been up all night being sick. They hope he can continue.

philip unwin

posted by Philip Unwin [771 posts]
7th May 2013 - 9:08

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You know it's a low scorer when 42 gives you green 'up' arrows across the board!! Well all except the London Giro table....must be a branch of the Luca Paolini fan club in London somewhere!!

posted by ray silvester [1807 posts]
7th May 2013 - 9:35

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