Tour of Beijing Stage 1

by Gkam84   October 11, 2013  

WELL.....here we are, the last race of the season.

This year, been busy with the background of the game, so I haven't been sitting on the forum keeping stage update's going for those who may not get to watch it.

Stage one has just started. It goes live on Eurosport at 7.45am, I might put some update's in before that.

How do you think the whole race is going to play out, I don't see Martin (Tony) taking the win this year Day Dreaming

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15km gone. Wauters (VCD), Vigano (LAM), Cordell (LTB), Nishizono (CSS). with a gap of 5 minutes

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 5:27

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Crap, the break is offski today.

22km in and its at 8.30

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 5:33

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First sprint point at 39km

1. Vigano (LAM)
2. Cordeel (LTB)
3. Wauters (VCD)
4. Nishizono (CSS)

Gap +8.50.

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 5:59

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Loving the tour's official twitter Devil Devil Devil

Km 50 of 190.5km. Wauters (VCD), Vigano (LAM), Cordeel (LTB), Nishizono (CSS). Gap +8.41. No signs of a panda yet for @DanMartin86 #ToB2013

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 6:20

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The gap is slowly coming back, 53km's in and down to +7.25

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 6:25

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KOM result 71.5km

1.Cordeel (LTB)
2.Wauters (VCD)
3.Vigano (LAM)
4.Nishizono (CSS)

Gap +7.10

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 6:49

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90km down 100km to go. Cannondale are hammering on the front to bring the gap down.

Its now sitting at 5.35

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 7:02

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100km down, gap sitting at 5.10 now. Next sprint at 86km to go.

Going live in 15 minutes on Eurosport

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 7:31

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Cheers for the updates Gkam

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posted by backflipbedlem [647 posts]
11th October 2013 - 7:39

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With all these classics n one day races. I'd forgotten about kom and sprint points

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posted by backflipbedlem [647 posts]
11th October 2013 - 7:41

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No worries, I was waiting for someone else to waken up. I was up all night watching the F1 and Moto GP, so thought I might aswell report on the stage

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 7:43

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Sprint 2 114km

1.Wauters (VCD)
2.Cordeel (LTB)
3.Vigano (LAM)
4.Nishizono (CSS).

Gap +3.20

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 7:54

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Right, its live on Eurosport and there should be feed's for those without.

Gap at 2.10 with around 70km to go

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 7:56

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Not got Eurosport, not to worry

They are broadcasting live on Youtube every day

http://www.youtube.com/TourofBeijing

From what I understand its P&P doing comms Devil

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 8:13

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standard

Matthews
Viviani
Bouhani
Merger
Von hoff
Hutarovich
miazawa
Winden
Nishizono

yes msn in the break Party

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1701 posts]
11th October 2013 - 8:50

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I went

Elia Viviani
Nacer Bouhanni
Alessandro Petacchi
Luka Mezgec
Yauheni Hutarovich
Michael Matthews
Takashi Miyazawa
Gorka Verdugo
Marc Goos

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 9:09

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Hushovd
Mezec
Maes
Petacchi
Mathews

I think

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 9:24

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Official

Hushovd
Mezec
Maes
Petacchi
Matthews
Sanz
Selig
Bouhanni
Van Genechten
Ferrari

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 9:26

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Bah, 1,4,8, wrong Katusha sprinter, wrong Lotto sprinter and wrong Argos sprinter! Thor in purists tho', thats my main priority...

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posted by chrisdstripes [1540 posts]
11th October 2013 - 9:27

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I'm on the scores today because TER has some work to be done.

I'm off to the Dr's just now, will update scores on my return

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 9:28

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Should that be Mezgec in 2nd ? If so 1,2,5 for me standard

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 [2668 posts]
11th October 2013 - 11:00

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1,2,8,17,20

Irritatingly, dropped Sanz for Cimolai (who was waaaay off the pace) but otherwise fairly happy. Doubt I'll make any changes tomorrow; save the transfers for the lumpier bits.

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posted by Ghedebrav [1023 posts]
11th October 2013 - 11:15

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not very good for me, hopefully saving all my luck for the final Autumn classic race!

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posted by backflipbedlem [647 posts]
11th October 2013 - 11:21

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1 Thor Hushovd
2 Luka Mezgec
3 Nikolas Maes
4 Alessandro Petacchi
5 Michael Matthews
6 Enrique Sanz
7 Rüdiger Selig
8 Nacer Bouhanni
9 Jonas Vangenechten
10 Roberto Ferrari
11 Alexey Tsatevitch
12 Steele Von Hoff
13 Yauheni Hutarovich
14 Kenny Van Hummel
15 Wouter Mol
16 Chan Jang
17 Elia Viviani
18 Marco Haller
19 Matti Breschel
20 Juan Jose Lobato

153 Davide Vigano

Vive Le Road.cc Fantasy Cycling Game!

posted by enrique [1515 posts]
11th October 2013 - 11:26

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Only having a BMC rider in the squad stopped me from getting a flat zero in my purist! It's actually pretty tricky to pick a non-comedy team and get no points.

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posted by Ghedebrav [1023 posts]
11th October 2013 - 11:40

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2, 5, 8, 12, 13, 20 could've been better but oh well. knew not picking hushovd would bite me!

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

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posted by livestrongnick [1701 posts]
11th October 2013 - 12:25

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Two winners today

1 Dave's Dawdlers davidh 155
1= ProVelo ricycle 155

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posted by Gkam84 [8686 posts]
11th October 2013 - 12:50

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That's a pleasant surprise - my first stage victory! I've missed a few races/stages recently (e.g. Binche-Chimay-Binche which I'd never heard of), but I'm glad I remembered to put a team in for Beijing.

posted by davidh [4 posts]
11th October 2013 - 13:44

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Wrong Argos(Veelers instead of Mezgec)
Wrong OPQS(Stybar instead of Maes/Petacchi)

Other than that pretty happy with 80 pts considering I set up for stage 2 anyway.....Thor winning a day early!!

I'll probably make my changes for stage 2 now due to the start times and go Matthews and Wauters in for Viviani and Ferrari.

posted by ray silvester [1747 posts]
11th October 2013 - 13:58

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Crap, I was travelling yesterday and forgot to submit a team... Oh well!

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posted by johnny2names [199 posts]
11th October 2013 - 21:22

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