Tour De France - Étape 1

by backflipbedlem   June 28, 2013  

So We're nearly there! Last bit of tinkering to be done!!
Thought I'd open the post early!

Are we confident?

Think my team is finally nailed down. Done my most amount of planning for a race so far, and planned up to stage 2 transfers! Beat that!

Good luck all!

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So now official results are form the 3km mark??? What is going on??
Good luck sorting the scores out Dave Wink

The difference between me and lance Armstrong is that I still have a chance of winning the Tour de France Smile

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posted by Doaky [48 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:27

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Everyone is reporting Kittel as the win

Official computer has taken times at the 3km to go, with Gutierrez in yellow

Guess we shall see soon

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:29

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Man that was crazy and that's only stage 1 Wink

The difference between me and lance Armstrong is that I still have a chance of winning the Tour de France Smile

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posted by Doaky [48 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:32

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Ok so the results have now officially come from the finish line not 3km to go

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:33

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Sounds like the bus was at fault but organisers should have had someone to prevent such a mistake happening in the first place.

The crash might have happened in any case but Cav seemed to be ok. Need to find out how Sagan is as I was going to bring him in tomorrow. Now I'm not so sure.

posted by Alan Tullett [1293 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:36

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Had Sagan and Cav in today so not so good. Mind you i also had Kristoff so not all doom and gloom.

Decision now is do i keep sagan in for tommorrow or ditch him. Will hang on to see how he is first i suppose.

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 [2430 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:38

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Took Danny VP out last night. Sad
Put Juanjo Lobato in last night. Big Grin

Up early this morning for a long ride in the sunshine. Smile

Got Kittel and Kristof. Cool

Got Kittel in my purist team. Big Grin

Happy Bunny. Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin

posted by stevemarks [335 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:39

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Geraint Thomas off for an xray, he did a full somersault over the bars

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posted by Gkam84 [8146 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:39

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Tony Martin's injuries being reported as VERY serious

Contador is fine

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posted by Gkam84 [8146 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:42

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Gkam84 wrote:
Geraint Thomas off for an xray, he did a full somersault over the bars

Its a bit of de ja vu after Siutsou last year. Lets hope he is ok.

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 [2430 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:45

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Martin collarbone and out!

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1404 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:46

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Tony Martin is OUT with a broken collarbone

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posted by Gkam84 [8146 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:47

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1.Kittel
2.Kristoff
3.Van Poppel
4.Millar
5.Trentin
6.Dumoulin
7.Henderson
8.Roelandts

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:50

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1 and 6 is still better than nothing, plus the IM sprint, should still be a solid score

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:51

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KITTEL Marcel 197 TEAM ARGOS-SHIMANO 04h 56' 52''
2. NOR
KRISTOFF Alexander 103 KATUSHA TEAM 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
3. NED
VAN POPPEL Danny 208 VACANSOLEIL-DCM 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
4. GBR
MILLAR David 176 GARMIN - SHARP 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
5. ITA
TRENTIN Matteo 158 OMEGA PHARMA-QUICK STEP 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
6. FRA
DUMOULIN Samuel 84 AG2R LA MONDIALE 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
7. NZL
HENDERSON Gregory 26 LOTTO-BELISOL 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
8. BEL
ROELANDTS Jurgen 27 LOTTO-BELISOL 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
9. ESP
ROJAS José Joaquin 129 MOVISTAR TEAM 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
10. BEL
BOECKMANS Kris 202 VACANSOLEIL-DCM 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
11. RSA
IMPEY Daryl 185 ORICA GREENEDGE 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
12. BEL
VANMARCKE Sep 168 BELKIN PRO CYCLING 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
13. FRA
SIMON Julien 218 SOJASUN 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
14. IRL
ROCHE Nicolas 97 TEAM SAXO-TINKOFF 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
15. AUS
GERRANS Simon 181 ORICA GREENEDGE 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
16. KAZ
KASHECHKIN Andrey 66 ASTANA PRO TEAM 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
17. ESP
GUTIERREZ José Ivan 126 MOVISTAR TEAM 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
18. ESP
PEREZ MORENO Ruben 118 EUSKALTEL - EUSKADI 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
19. SUI
ALBASINI Michael 182 ORICA GREENEDGE 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''
20. BEL
WYNANTS Maarten 169 BELKIN PRO CYCLING 04h 56' 52'' + 00' 00''

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:55

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1,2,15 plus cav and greipels IM points. Should have over a hundred.

Think it will be wise to wait before making transfers.

Was going to bring Sagan in tomorrow, maybe not now.

posted by rcorbin [186 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:56

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Moinard last man home

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
29th June 2013 - 16:57

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Cousin won combativity

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29th June 2013 - 16:58

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OPQS rider Tony Martin being taken from team bus to hospital via ambulance. Reportedly broken collarbone, lost consciousness inside bus

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posted by Gkam84 [8146 posts]
29th June 2013 - 17:02

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Not good that, no reports of any other serious injury, apart from Thomas going for an x-ray

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
29th June 2013 - 17:06

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TERatcliffe26 wrote:
Cousin won combativity

What is the Combativity Prize?

posted by ernesto [2 posts]
29th June 2013 - 17:12

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Martin just after the crash http://twitpic.com/czvljz

Then being taken off to hospital https://twitter.com/velonews/status/351011320159682560/photo/1

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posted by Gkam84 [8146 posts]
29th June 2013 - 17:21

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Shambles!

That puts paid to me winging Corsica..... 1 of my sprinters not involved in the crash ..out of 5!

Waiting

posted by chiv30 [595 posts]
29th June 2013 - 17:22

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ernesto wrote:
TERatcliffe26 wrote:
Cousin won combativity

What is the Combativity Prize?

An award, awarded by the commissioners, as to who they deem to have been the most combative, aggressive, courageous rider on a stage = 10 fantasy points to that rider

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
29th June 2013 - 17:23

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Stumped for tomorrow, who to keep out of Grepiel and Cav, as Greipel looked worse off, but as for the IMS towards the start if they both go for it Greipel is better priced. Will axe Bouhanni and keep Kittel now, as Kittel will still get a couple of green jersey points.

Then who to bring in, Sagan? he went down, maybe one for Gerrans, or Nava Thinking Already have Dumoulin and Hivert who id expect to be there

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3504 posts]
29th June 2013 - 17:27

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Gkam84 wrote:
Martin just after the crash http://twitpic.com/czvljz

Then being taken off to hospital https://twitter.com/velonews/status/351011320159682560/photo/1

That's pretty ugly...

Vive Le Road.cc Fantasy Cycling Game!

posted by enrique [1105 posts]
29th June 2013 - 17:27

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Mmmm 1st and 2nd + Lobato and I was disppointed to be 155th on the stage....but with over 5,000 scoring teams....that'll do nicely!

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posted by adholman [77 posts]
29th June 2013 - 17:39

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5th!!! Surprise oh feck, I might have to take this seriously...

posted by JohnnyRemo [46 posts]
29th June 2013 - 19:21

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Just checked the Team Sky site and its been updated saying both Stannard and Thomas are both fine Big Grin

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 [2430 posts]
29th June 2013 - 21:53

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I'm well pleased with 108th.....especially as I stacked my team for stage 2

Cav plus either Kittel or Kristoff out tomorrow.....probably Kristoff as it's more credits and Kittel is higher placed in all competitions.

posted by ray silvester [1520 posts]
30th June 2013 - 10:52

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