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Old 11-12-12, 13:32
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Agree with Netserk - I really don't like him because of the way he rides. I won't include him in my team either. If I was sure that he was gonna score a lot of points - well, you can never be entirely sure - I probably would. But I think there's a decent chance that he'll have a dissapointing season again and the last thing I would want is to have Thor in my team if he's gonna fail
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Hmmm Will see about Thor maybe I will leave him out
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Froome see's how Contador is already dressing himself in yellow in anticipation for July, how he rides with no helmet without fear, how he and his loyal second in command Kreuziger have grown thin, how he takes on the sprinters in a bunch sprint, and how Contador has given previews of what others will face in July in the form of Giro 2011 pictures....

...and he feels fear...
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Old 11-12-12, 15:13
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Majka! went from 94 points to 260! Stupid Tour of Beijing and Japan Cup .
That was in October
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Old 11-14-12, 09:21
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Verdammt! My first "final draft" ended up at 7922 points and that's even with 10 riders costing less than 100 points!

Back to the drawing board, but I guess this means I'll have to give up on at least one of my more expensive picks - that sucks!
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Old 11-14-12, 11:09
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Verdammt! My first "final draft" ended up at 7922 points and that's even with 10 riders costing less than 100 points!

Back to the drawing board, but I guess this means I'll have to give up on at least one of my more expensive picks - that sucks!
I thought it would be easy to get under the 7500 mark this year with so many top riders underperforming/out with injuries this year, but I also struggle.
But as this is the name dropping thread; I think this was quite disapponting Hugo. You should at least hint at some names if posting in this thread
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Old 11-14-12, 12:15
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Yeah, I find it very difficult as well; there are a lot of riders that I want to pick, who I think would be good picks, but just can't.
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Old 11-14-12, 13:23
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Well if you are taking Gilbert that is already a hefty chunk of your allowance gone..
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Old 11-14-12, 13:24
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So just don't pick him
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...and he feels fear...
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Old 11-14-12, 13:52
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I thought it would be easy to get under the 7500 mark this year with so many top riders underperforming/out with injuries this year, but I also struggle.
But as this is the name dropping thread; I think this was quite disapponting Hugo. You should at least hint at some names if posting in this thread
Many top riders are struggling, but I haven't picked them because they're mostly old/past their best and won't get better results. Btw I've already finished/sent my list, but I haven't put that much work in it, that way it it doesn't matter if the results are bad
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Old 11-14-12, 15:42
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Well if you are taking Gilbert that is already a hefty chunk of your allowance gone..
Picks like Gilbert trouble me, so tempting but so risky
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