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Old 04-12-12, 23:42
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Come on Arroyo in Castilla y Leon!
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Old 04-13-12, 00:54
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Without Boonen I would have a pretty crappy team. Only 12 riders on my team so far are profitable
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Old 04-13-12, 01:37
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You are coming 5th.
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Without Boonen I would have a pretty crappy team. Only 12 riders on my team so far are profitable
Most teams have fewer profitable riders than that. And think about it: the top 50 teams all have Boonen, yet you are beating 45 of them. Your team can't be that bad.
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Old 04-13-12, 15:39
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Bad news for the 48 teams, including mine, that have Majka:

http://c-cycling.blogspot.com/2012/0...-in-smoke.html
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Old 04-13-12, 15:56
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Bad news for the 48 teams, including mine, that have Majka:

http://c-cycling.blogspot.com/2012/0...-in-smoke.html
this year I missed him, but I will pick him next year
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Old 04-13-12, 16:37
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Bad news for the 48 teams, including mine, that have Majka:

http://c-cycling.blogspot.com/2012/0...-in-smoke.html
Luckily he wasn't expensive.
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Old 04-13-12, 17:30
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Bad news for the 48 teams, including mine, that have Majka:

http://c-cycling.blogspot.com/2012/0...-in-smoke.html
Honestly, I had lost some faith in him as he's show nothing at all this season so I didn't expect him to earn a lot of points in Giro d'Italia anyway. Of course it's a loss, but it's not that bad.
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Old 04-13-12, 23:31
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I am upset about that, he could have at least featured in the first week of the Giro. Possible return at the Vuelta ( probably riding for Contador )- could it happen or not???
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Old 04-14-12, 00:21
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Majka is out huh? Oh well. This game will be decided by expensive picks. I truly think those expensive riders will be the deal breakers and one name that I have in mind is Nibali. If he does well and score 2000 points you may win this game ... if you have Boonen and all those obvious picks too.

At the same time, any rider over 1000 points is extremely risky pick and should be avoided. Yes, the gamble may pay off but just look at Cancellara, Levi or Tony Martin or any other rider who is out due to injury ... if you have one of those and the injury is season ending the game is over for you too.
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