Log in:  

Register

The Amazing Race to Most Top10 Without a Win - 2018 Edition

A place to discuss all things related to current professional road races. Here, you can also touch on the latest news relating to professional road racing. A doping discussion free forum.

Moderators: Eshnar, Irondan, King Boonen, Red Rick, Pricey_sky

22 Jan 2018 22:37

Benoot is serious about this competition it seems. I haven't seen a worse finisher since Rick Flens..
The Day Team Sky disappears from cycling I'll truly enjoy watching a mountainous Grand Tour stage again -- former Milan-San Remo winner I interviewed.
User avatar GenericBoonenFan
Member
 
Posts: 1,678
Joined: 27 Dec 2015 16:46
Location: in Flanders fields where poppies blow

Re:

22 Jan 2018 22:40

GenericBoonenFan wrote:Benoot is serious about this competition it seems. I haven't seen a worse finisher since Rick Flens..

He actually has a decent kick. But always finds himself in position where someones faster. Hes at that point where GVA was a couple of years ago.
User avatar classicomano
Senior Member
 
Posts: 2,547
Joined: 05 May 2011 15:13

22 Jan 2018 22:42

He managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory :)
Goodbye, Tommeke; thank you for all you have given us!
User avatar Netserk
Veteran
 
Posts: 19,999
Joined: 30 Apr 2011 13:10
Location: Denmark

22 Jan 2018 22:44

I wonder, I imagine the white jersey in the tour doesn't count in this competition?
The Day Team Sky disappears from cycling I'll truly enjoy watching a mountainous Grand Tour stage again -- former Milan-San Remo winner I interviewed.
User avatar GenericBoonenFan
Member
 
Posts: 1,678
Joined: 27 Dec 2015 16:46
Location: in Flanders fields where poppies blow

Re:

22 Jan 2018 22:47

Geraint Too Fast wrote:Kristian Sbaragli


Good nomination.
User avatar TMP402
Veteran
 
Posts: 5,371
Joined: 13 Mar 2015 12:36

Re:

22 Jan 2018 22:51

GenericBoonenFan wrote:Benoot is serious about this competition it seems. I haven't seen a worse finisher since Rick Flens..

He might need 2 min gap before start of the sprint to win
repre
Junior Member
 
Posts: 109
Joined: 31 Dec 2017 05:28
Location: Kiev, Ukraine

Re: Re:

22 Jan 2018 23:12

classicomano wrote:
GenericBoonenFan wrote:Benoot is serious about this competition it seems. I haven't seen a worse finisher since Rick Flens..

He actually has a decent kick. But always finds himself in position where someones faster. Hes at that point where GVA was a couple of years ago.


Agreed, his finish is not bad at all. I don't know about Villalobos, but Escuela used to be a bunch sprinter (with a decent TT and on/off climbing prowess) and rode on the track often

Last year he beat Guardini in the bunch sprint. And Villalobos was faster at least today. Not easy for Benoot to beat that even though his sprint is decent. That said, Villalobos did absolutely nothing in Europe last year
User avatar GuyIncognito
Senior Member
 
Posts: 4,023
Joined: 27 Jun 2013 21:19

23 Jan 2018 00:38

LL Sanchez
User avatar Armchair cyclist
Senior Member
 
Posts: 3,862
Joined: 22 Mar 2010 17:28
Location: East of England, West of Ireland

Re: The Amazing Race to Most Top10 Without a Win - 2018 Edit

23 Jan 2018 03:13

At some point, it gets to your head. And even if you don't go on CN or other sites, you know that people joke at your expense. You second guess, over commit, whatever, and lose one more. Vicious circle.

What an excellent and now all-around good rider. I hope Benoot wins something.
SOLO LA VITTORIA È BELLA
User avatar Tonton
Senior Member
 
Posts: 3,982
Joined: 17 May 2013 18:59

23 Jan 2018 05:37

So is Impey out of this due to 1st on GC overall, despite no stage win?
User avatar swuzzlebubble
Member
 
Posts: 583
Joined: 02 Nov 2009 00:30

23 Jan 2018 06:44

Yes.
Goodbye, Tommeke; thank you for all you have given us!
User avatar Netserk
Veteran
 
Posts: 19,999
Joined: 30 Apr 2011 13:10
Location: Denmark

23 Jan 2018 06:49

IIRC Froome's first win last year was the TdF GC. He was well up there until then.
Leinster
Member
 
Posts: 759
Joined: 10 Jun 2017 06:44

23 Jan 2018 07:57

Excluding .2 and U23 races, I have Benoot at 61 consecutive top10 without a win since 2014. Is that correct?
User avatar SafeBet
Veteran
 
Posts: 7,025
Joined: 02 Sep 2011 13:38
Location: Milano, Italy

23 Jan 2018 14:36

I get that too:

2014: 4
2015: 21
2016: 15
2017:20
2018:1

Total: 61
Goodbye, Tommeke; thank you for all you have given us!
User avatar Netserk
Veteran
 
Posts: 19,999
Joined: 30 Apr 2011 13:10
Location: Denmark

23 Jan 2018 14:44

Being versatile ≠ being a winner unless you are Gilbert, Valverde, Sagan, GVA or Kwiatkowski.

There are plenty of versatile riders without any major wins. In fact, most versatile riders don't really have any wins.
WheelofGear
Member
 
Posts: 1,677
Joined: 13 May 2015 06:46

Re: The Amazing Race to Most Top10 Without a Win - 2018 Edit

31 Jan 2018 00:38

current standings
7 - Y. Reguigui
5 - A. Petit, D. Devenyns, H. Mulubrhan
4 - O. Sevilla, B. Coquard, F. Ganna, N. Holler, N. Haas, S. Mraouni, T. Okubamariam, A. Cahyadi
3 - D. Gaudin, J. Extabe, P. Bauhaus, Z. Selemun, N. Bonifazio, T. Benoot, R. Majka, N. Mihaylov, L.L. Sánchez, D. Ulissi, S. Consonni, M. Abraham, M. Goolaerts, E. Sepúlveda, C. Barbero, G. Izagirre
User avatar valentius borealis
Member
 
Posts: 488
Joined: 18 Mar 2009 04:46

Re: The Amazing Race to Most Top10 Without a Win - 2018 Edit

31 Jan 2018 00:53

valentius borealis wrote:current standings
7 - Y. Reguigui
5 - A. Petit, D. Devenyns, H. Mulubrhan
4 - O. Sevilla, B. Coquard, F. Ganna, N. Holler, N. Haas, S. Mraouni, T. Okubamariam, A. Cahyadi
3 - D. Gaudin, J. Extabe, P. Bauhaus, Z. Selemun, N. Bonifazio, T. Benoot, R. Majka, N. Mihaylov, L.L. Sánchez, D. Ulissi, S. Consonni, M. Abraham, M. Goolaerts, E. Sepúlveda, C. Barbero, G. Izagirre

Reguigui won the stage 4 of Tour des Zibans. That doen't count?
repre
Junior Member
 
Posts: 109
Joined: 31 Dec 2017 05:28
Location: Kiev, Ukraine

Re: The Amazing Race to Most Top10 Without a Win - 2018 Edit

31 Jan 2018 01:06

repre wrote:
valentius borealis wrote:current standings
7 - Y. Reguigui
5 - A. Petit, D. Devenyns, H. Mulubrhan
4 - O. Sevilla, B. Coquard, F. Ganna, N. Holler, N. Haas, S. Mraouni, T. Okubamariam, A. Cahyadi
3 - D. Gaudin, J. Extabe, P. Bauhaus, Z. Selemun, N. Bonifazio, T. Benoot, R. Majka, N. Mihaylov, L.L. Sánchez, D. Ulissi, S. Consonni, M. Abraham, M. Goolaerts, E. Sepúlveda, C. Barbero, G. Izagirre

Reguigui won the stage 4 of Tour des Zibans. That doen't count?


Only "pro" races count either as wins or as top 10s for the purposes of this competition, which means .1 ranked or higher.
Zinoviev Letter
Veteran
 
Posts: 6,164
Joined: 18 Aug 2010 13:18

03 Feb 2018 17:16

Capiot looking quite formidable (providing he has no more knee problems).
User avatar Geraint Too Fast
Senior Member
 
Posts: 3,189
Joined: 05 Jul 2011 21:51

10 Feb 2018 11:41

Cort just launched himself into this; top-10 in all five stages + the overall of the Dubai Tour.
Aka The Ginger One.
User avatar RedheadDane
Veteran
 
Posts: 9,403
Joined: 05 May 2010 13:47
Location: Viking Land! (Aros)

PreviousNext

Return to Professional road racing

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: claude cat, dusty red roads, movingtarget, tobydawq and 29 guests

Back to top