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10 Jul 2018 19:52

Mayomaniac wrote:
DNP-Old wrote:Giro Valle d'Aosta starts today, doesn't have the best of startlists. Race has become pretty dull with the return of Giro U23. Zalf for instance isn't starting because they don't want to burn their riders, but at least Colpack is here with Bagioli, after he had to miss out on the Giro due to school commitments.

Isn't Zalf still blacklisted because of the teamcar that helped Andreetta to win the final MTT in 2014?
He got DQed and since then there's no love lost between the race organizers and Zalf.

Zalf, like last year, decided not to participate because they don't want to burn their riders.
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10 Jul 2018 20:01

DNP-Old wrote:
Mayomaniac wrote:
DNP-Old wrote:Giro Valle d'Aosta starts today, doesn't have the best of startlists. Race has become pretty dull with the return of Giro U23. Zalf for instance isn't starting because they don't want to burn their riders, but at least Colpack is here with Bagioli, after he had to miss out on the Giro due to school commitments.

Isn't Zalf still blacklisted because of the teamcar that helped Andreetta to win the final MTT in 2014?
He got DQed and since then there's no love lost between the race organizers and Zalf.

Zalf, like last year, decided not to participate because they don't want to burn their riders.

That makes sense, Zalf has a rep for being careful and not burning their riders, the guys who ride their first year in the U23 ranks usually only get a pretty limited amount of racing.
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10 Jul 2018 23:08

Has to be noted by the way, that UEC planned the U23 European Championships in the same week as Valle d'Aosta. Great marketing for your own European races. Most riders opting for EC in Czech Republic.
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11 Jul 2018 16:15

Result uphill prologue Giro Valle d'Aosta. Jonas Vingegaard Rasmussen wins ahead of Stefan de Bod and Mark Donovan
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17 Jul 2018 15:34

Colombia's team for l'Avenir:
Ivan Sosa (Androni Sidermec)
Cristian Camilo Muñoz (Coldeportes Zenú Sello Rojo)
Daniel Muñoz (EPM Scott)
Alejandro Osorio (Avinal GW El Carmen de Viboral)
Harold Tejada (EPM Scott)
Javier Ignacio Montoya (Trevigiani Phonix)
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17 Jul 2018 17:04

DNP-Old wrote:Colombia's team for l'Avenir:
Ivan Sosa (Androni Sidermec)
Cristian Camilo Muñoz (Coldeportes Zenú Sello Rojo)
Daniel Muñoz (EPM Scott)
Alejandro Osorio (Avinal GW El Carmen de Viboral)
Harold Tejada (EPM Scott)
Javier Ignacio Montoya (Trevigiani Phonix)


Very strong team, missing Rubio Reyes and Nico Saenz, I wonder if that was to include more beef so they don't ship boatloads of time in the TTT?
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17 Jul 2018 19:56

LaFlorecita wrote:Result uphill prologue Giro Valle d'Aosta. Jonas Vingegaard Rasmussen wins ahead of Stefan de Bod and Mark Donovan


And the next day Jonas went flying into a wall at 50 km/h.
He's basically fine, gonna start PNDR.
Aka The Ginger One.
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20 Jul 2018 20:51

From the official Tour de l'Avenir website:

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16 Aug 2018 20:24

Einer Rubio won GP Capodarco today. It used to be a pretty big one day race for U23's in Italy, but now, after killing off Valle d'Aosta, they've done so to this one too, as they planned it the day before l'Avenir. Therefore, there weren't a lot big names in the race. However, Rubio is having a great season and he seems like a perfect fit for Androni, would make sense too.

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17 Aug 2018 06:50

DNP-Old wrote:Einer Rubio won GP Capodarco today. It used to be a pretty big one day race for U23's in Italy, but now, after killing off Valle d'Aosta, they've done so to this one too, as they planned it the day before l'Avenir.


Capodarco is always on the 16th of August. They planned the start of l'Avenir the day after GP Capodarco.
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