Giro Stage 17 - bunch sprint ?

by JAndrewHill   May 21, 2013  

How many sprinters will get over that last bump?
Will Cav?
I hope so....

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posted by livestrongnick [1699 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:23

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enrique wrote:
Go Visconti! Smile

Wow! What an effort by Visconti! Smile

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posted by enrique [1514 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:40

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enrique wrote:
Wow! What an effort by Visconti! Smile

He might just make it! Smile

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posted by enrique [1514 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:43

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That's damn near a perfect ride for Visconti! WTG! Cool

posted by TheBigMong [218 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:44

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wow that didn't go to plan.....great racing again though!

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posted by livestrongnick [1699 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:45

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livestrongnick wrote:
...great racing again though!

Wow, yeah! Smile

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posted by enrique [1514 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:47

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Dave Atkinson wrote:
last time i called it as not a sprint, it was very much a sprint.

this time i'm calling it as a sprint.

Take note, people Thinking

see? SEE?

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7252 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:50

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4 & 10 bloody great Sad

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posted by livestrongnick [1699 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:50

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1, 3, 4, 10 for me (at least) so yeah, sometimes you just gotta do... nothing. Big Grin

EDIT - actually, I think it was just 1 and 10. It's hard to read names that are spelled out with 4 or 5 pixels each. Confused

posted by TheBigMong [218 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:51

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1 Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar Team 5:15:34
2 Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Sharp 0:00:19
3 Luka Mezgec (Slo) Team Argos-Shimano 0:00:19
4 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:00:19
5 Danilo Hondo (Ger) RadioShack Leopard 0:00:19
6 Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Sky Procycling 0:00:19
7 Sacha Modolo (Ita) Bardiani Valvole-CSF Inox 0:00:19
8 Fabio Felline (Ita) Androni Giocattoli 0:00:19
9 Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Movistar Team 0:00:19
10 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team 0:00:19

posted by TheBigMong [218 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:52

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3,10 ,12,19 for me plus gc etc etc

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posted by chiv30 [848 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:57

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11 SANTAMBROGIO Mauro
Vini Fantini ,,
12 MAJKA Rafal
Team Saxo-Tinkoff ,,
13 TROFIMOV Yuri
Katusha Team ,,
14 MOUREY Francis
Equipe Cycliste FDJ ,,
15 BOARO Manuele
Team Saxo-Tinkoff ,,
16 LE BON Johan
Equipe Cycliste FDJ ,,
17 AGNOLI Valerio
Astana Pro Team ,,
18 SANTAROMITA Ivan
BMC Racing Team ,,
19 NIBALI Vincenzo
Astana Pro Team ,,
20 CATALDO Dario
Sky Procycling ,,

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posted by livestrongnick [1699 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:57

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Dave Atkinson wrote:
Dave Atkinson wrote:
last time i called it as not a sprint, it was very much a sprint.

this time i'm calling it as a sprint.

Take note, people Thinking

see? SEE?

Yep, cheers Dave... Crying

Bad, bad day for me... made my transfers before reading your note Wink ... also before I realised that Gavazzi was out (had to make them early yesterday & foolishly didn't read all the news!), plus very poor decisions on the transfers I did make! Crying

posted by d_jp [100 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:57

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3,8,12 for me standard, not bad considering i had cav, vivi and nizzolo as my main point scorers.

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posted by stumps [2665 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 16:59

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Kudos to Cavendish! Pretty awesome effort! Smile

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posted by enrique [1514 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 17:03

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3,10,11,12

I took in Cav, Mezgec and Nizzolo for Uran, Nibali and Rollin today. Didn't lose to much, but ANNOYED that Le Bon has finally scored, after I removed him Angry

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posted by Gkam84 [8685 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 17:04

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3,8,10,11,12 Plain Face gambled did not pay, went cav+nizzolo over modolo and ventoso, misread it - again

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posted by johnny2names [199 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 17:06

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In my opinion it was not only Navardauskas who did not realise that Gio Visconti was up the road....They were playing with each other for 8km, thinking that they were going for the stage....hard to know how it can happen with race radio....but it did.... Respect to Visconti though for his quick recovery after the Galibier win... And respect to those who had the balls and nous to pick him today.... Applause

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posted by STEVESPRO 79 [479 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 17:23

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Belkov last again, would have been last yesterday because of Gavazzi got DQ's

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posted by Gkam84 [8685 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 18:02

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1,2,3,11,12 and 19 for me today.

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posted by giff77 [1036 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 19:02

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Decent score in the context of things, and Cav for Nibs didn't cost me anything, if anything Felline for Santa cost me a couple of points, so did Kangert in, but that was more for tomorrow.

At least bringing in Nava yesterday reaped its rewards again Smile

2,3,8,10,12 for me + Betancur, Kangert and Cav (Pellizotti only non-scorer)

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3777 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 20:38

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Well, I said it wouldn't be a sprint.

Low score today but my team is set for tomorrow and the other days. I didn't have many transfers banked so I couldn't take too many risks in any case. Was thinking of bringing in Pozzatto though but didn't bother in the end as I would only have to ship him out again. Sanchez my main disappointment.

I hope the last weekend isn't totally ruined like the last one but we'll see. I won't make any transfers until the last minute when I know what the stages are actually going to be.

Looks like Ter and I are going to have very similar teams again. Although most people's will be similar from now on after some bifurcation.

posted by Alan Tullett [1430 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 21:13

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I guess we shall see Alan, im taking out Cav, Felline and Nava. Think I will leave Mezgec in as Im not sure there is anyone I can bring in that is cheap enough. May take him out for Chalapud

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3777 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 21:27

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Well, I've already got Kangert as well as I didn't try guessing today. Pellizotti will stay as will Chalapud. Would have been better off with Mezgec and just keeping him as a filler but might do that tomorrow depending on whether I go for a mountain point or GC strategy, which it seems will depend on the weather. Having Nava has definitely paid off for you. Didn't expect him or Visconti to do so well again but their teams haven't got anything else to play for I guess. I hope Visconti is not being helped by anything as he has had a chequered past!!

EUS and GRE still got nothing. Sammy/Verdugo and Weening/Meier to go on a long break over the weekend?

Couldn't watch live today as I had to work Crying Crying

Giro never my best tour, bring on the TdF!!

posted by Alan Tullett [1430 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 21:39

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2 through to 7 in the forum scorum Giro is tight!
Guess the ITT result could shake things up , just hoping you guys above me need to make a penalty transfer or two or I outscore you by about 40 points tomorrow Thinking

posted by chiv30 [848 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 21:46

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Well Cav in for Nibali wasnt too bad and Appollonio for Pirazzi couldve been better, but I'm ready for tomorrow and still 2nd in forums scorums...

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posted by JAndrewHill [1209 posts]
22nd May 2013 - 23:27

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Alan Tullett wrote:
Well, I said it wouldn't be a sprint.

Low score today but my team is set for tomorrow and the other days. I didn't have many transfers banked so I couldn't take too many risks in any case. Was thinking of bringing in Pozzatto though but didn't bother in the end as I would only have to ship him out again. Sanchez my main disappointment.

I hope the last weekend isn't totally ruined like the last one but we'll see. I won't make any transfers until the last minute when I know what the stages are actually going to be.

Looks like Ter and I are going to have very similar teams again. Although most people's will be similar from now on after some bifurcation.

Bifurcation!!!

That's got to be the word of the day.....Bravo!!

posted by ray silvester [1746 posts]
23rd May 2013 - 8:46

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'Bifurcation' - Personally think that enrique needs this far more than he needs premium... Smile

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posted by STEVESPRO 79 [479 posts]
23rd May 2013 - 9:23

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STEVESPRO 79 wrote:
'Bifurcation' - Personally think that enrique needs this far more than he needs premium... Smile

He needs to split himself in two haha Thinking

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3777 posts]
23rd May 2013 - 9:32

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'Bifurcation'-strong stimulant used by Visconti?

posted by ray silvester [1746 posts]
23rd May 2013 - 11:10

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