Tour de France - Stage 11

by backflipbedlem   July 9, 2013  

So 9am transfer deadline 2moro. So time to get the transfers done.
I'm going for an in and out technique ready for the following 2 flat stages, or anyone else going full ITT?

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Balls, my transfers were based on the fact that Sagan and Greipel wouldn't score much today and Sagan goes and finishes 7th!? He'll get knocked down a few spots but he should still top 20 Angry

Dumoulin (Tom) going well, TJVG 2nd at the first check.

EDIT: Dumoulin 5th at the finish, a very good result. TJVG dropped to 14th at the second check. Porte starting soon.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
10th July 2013 - 14:23

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1,3,6 so far, with Chavanel and Froome to come, hopeful for my least worst TT in a while. Be interesting to see how Porte goes - he's out next...

Tejay coming in fast - its funny we all know how good he is in the TT but I bet hardly anyone picked him!
EDIT - see Tejay's fallen away - so we were right to avoid him - thought so! Thinking

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posted by chrisdstripes [1540 posts]
10th July 2013 - 14:24

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1,3,4,5 so far with 155 riders in and Froome still to ride for my team.

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posted by Timbo13 [272 posts]
10th July 2013 - 15:19

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Ummm.... 1, plus Froome. Today will not be my best day ever but I'm more set up for tomorrow and the day after.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
10th July 2013 - 15:31

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1st check, Froome up by 1 second on Martin.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
10th July 2013 - 16:07

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Kwiatkowski should take back the White Jersey, he's put 2 minutes into Quintana today.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
10th July 2013 - 16:19

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1,2,6,7 ok

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posted by backflipbedlem [651 posts]
10th July 2013 - 16:34

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Martin takes the stage, Froome second, De Gendt third. Froome put a good two minutes into all his rivals, in some cases more.

Top 20

1. MARTIN Tony
2. FROOME Christopher
3. DE GENDT Thomas
4. PORTE Richie
5. KWIATKOWSKI Michal1
6. TUFT Svein
7. CHAVANEL Sylvain
8. ROY Jérémy
9. DUMOULIN Tom1
10. CASTROVIEJO NICOLAS Jonathan
11. MOLLEMA Bauke
12. TALANSKY Andrew1
13. VALVERDE Alejanro1
14. BAK Lars Ytting
15. CONTADOR Alberto
16. KREUZIGER Roman
17. SAGAN Peter
18. BODNAR Maciej
19. PÉRAUD Jean-Christophe
20. ROGERS Michael

Last man is Bazayev

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
10th July 2013 - 16:36

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I make my total 89, happy with that seeing as I only had the two for today.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
10th July 2013 - 16:37

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1,2,5,6 on my 4 TT transfers, sweet enough. very impressive by froomedog today, smashed his GC rivals, + strong by kwiatkowski to take back the white- and Sagan gets a strong 17th!! how long before we see him contend for GC's? at least 1 week long one. next year?

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posted by johnny2names [199 posts]
10th July 2013 - 16:43

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1,2,5. Disappointed by Rui Costa. Fair play to Sagan, though - very creditable 17th. Going to make all my transfers for the next three stages, save some for Ventoux.

Any had much luck getting a full-house badge this tour, yet? Always seem to have at least one rubbish DS that I can't get rid of... Nerd

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posted by Ghedebrav [1026 posts]
10th July 2013 - 16:49

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Full house will be really hard to get this tour because you're practically forced into having filler. Unless you get lucky and have your cheap riders in a break you're stuffed.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
10th July 2013 - 16:51

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Dave, scoring criteria says 5 point team bonus is awarded on the stage but I only got 3 points for Cav, think he needs a bonus Big Grin

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
10th July 2013 - 16:52

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Kwiatkowski should keep white until Sunday now. Will we be seeing three sprints this week, or will they let a break go one day? Might take a penalty tomorrow, and then hopefully bank transfers til Sunday. The rest of this week is all about resisting the urge to tinker!

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posted by chrisdstripes [1540 posts]
10th July 2013 - 16:53

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drheaton wrote:
Dave, scoring criteria says 5 point team bonus is awarded on the stage but I only got 3 points for Cav, think he needs a bonus Big Grin

ah dammit. froome didn't win in the end, did he? d'oh Big Grin

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7254 posts]
10th July 2013 - 17:24

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chrisdstripes wrote:
Kwiatkowski should keep white until Sunday now. Will we be seeing three sprints this week, or will they let a break go one day? Might take a penalty tomorrow, and then hopefully bank transfers til Sunday. The rest of this week is all about resisting the urge to tinker!

*exactly* that i reckon. take a hit tomorrow then leave well alone. maybe one change on sat.

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7254 posts]
10th July 2013 - 17:26

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I am about to go and check my scores. But my stage hunting failed I think Crying

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posted by Gkam84 [8698 posts]
10th July 2013 - 17:49

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6 people won today! Is that 6 pumps?

posted by rcorbin [208 posts]
10th July 2013 - 18:22

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104 after a 20 point penalty, pleased with that and the main man put time into his rivals, good day all round 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 [2674 posts]
10th July 2013 - 18:29

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OK, I am taking FIVE (5) penalties for tomorrow!

Complete team re-think, that'll set me up for the next three stages (I know 14 is MM, but I reckon it'll come down to a (select) bunch sprint at the finish.

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posted by Ghedebrav [1026 posts]
10th July 2013 - 18:32

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Do we all get a pump?!?! Big Grin

posted by old blue eyes [6 posts]
10th July 2013 - 18:35

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No penalties tomorrow so hopefully get back into the top 10

posted by rcorbin [208 posts]
10th July 2013 - 18:46

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Nope, for two winners its normally a coin toss.

For 5, it will be a coin toss competition.... Devil

OR, even easier for Dave, would be the roll of a dice Wink

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posted by Gkam84 [8698 posts]
10th July 2013 - 18:46

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In the event of a tie, the following criteria, where applicable, will be used to determine the winner:

- Highest single stage score posted within the competition
- Most scoring riders on the stage
- Highest scoring individual rider on the stage
- Coin toss

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7254 posts]
10th July 2013 - 19:00

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by my reckoning that makes simonwarren007 the winner, with a score of 205 on stage 8

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7254 posts]
10th July 2013 - 19:02

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I will take 8th on the stage, it will be a few penalties tomorrow though I think Thinking

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3785 posts]
10th July 2013 - 21:22

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No penalties for me, hoping to score highly and push up into the top 100.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
10th July 2013 - 22:16

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30 penalties for me unfortunately

posted by TERatcliffe26 [3785 posts]
10th July 2013 - 22:25

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Dave Atkinson wrote:
ray silvester wrote:
and why was I not personally informed

i did send an email out to everyone. you read that, right? Smile

I was only 'pulling your puddin' Boss LOL

The game sends e-mails to my work e-mail which I registered under and as I start at 7am it's normally my first hours 'work' to pick my team.....but had tuesday and wednesday off and that's where it all went wrong.

Oh well that's 133 pts I'll never see again(would have been good enough for 61st on the stage)....That'll teach me!!!

posted by ray silvester [1752 posts]
11th July 2013 - 7:55

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Gkam84 wrote:
I've gone for TT guys...

Matteo Tosatto
Tony Martin
Richie Porte
Andrey Amador
Niki Terpstra
Maxime Monfort
Lieuwe Westra
Svein Tuft
Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolás

Why would you have left Froome off your team?...

Vive Le Road.cc Fantasy Cycling Game!

posted by enrique [1520 posts]
11th July 2013 - 9:03

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