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PREDICTION 2018

30 Jan 2018 15:36

So, we have a new year and I would like to invite you to join small prediction game.
Rules are easy: 1 point for winner in one day races, 2 points for exact place on podium in GT, 1 point for podium placing in GT

I will ask also for new prediction 2-3 days before each race and GT with the same scoring and on the end, I will do the summary of points for this early prediction and predictions before each race.

Giro: 1 2 3
Tour: 1 2 3
Vuelta: 1 2 3

Strade:
Sanremo:
Ronde:
PR:
Liege:
Lombardia:
Worlds:
Worlds ITT:
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31 Jan 2018 07:35

Giro: 1. Froome, 2. Dumoulin, 3. Pinot
Tour: 1. Porte, 2. Nibali, 3. Fuglsang
Vuelta: 1. Landa, 2. Zakarin, 3. Quintana

Strade: van Avermaet
Sanremo: Gaviria
Ronde: van Avermaet
Roubaix: Moscon
Liege: Wellens
Lombardia: Valverde
Worlds: Nibali
Worlds ITT: Dumoulin

Some considerations:
I think Froome will still be in wait to be judged in may so able to ride the Giro like Contador in 2011.
At the Tour Nibali and Fulgsang will likely gain a lot of time on cobbles, maybe even more than in 2014 but a top form Porte will drop them on every climb. I think Movistar and Bardet will lose too much, Zakarin will crash.
At the Vuelta only the riders that failed to deliver at the Tour will go for GC.

At Liege Nibali will try to make the race harder from far so no Alaphilippe, Valverde, Matthews, Kwiatkowski sprinting up to Ans and a big selection but like in 2012 he won't win.
For Worlds ITT I put Dumoulin but if he'll go to the Tour after the Giro he won't win.
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Re: PREDICTION 2018

31 Jan 2018 09:34

Giro: 1. Dumoulin 2. Aru 3. Chaves
Tour: 1. Quintana 2. Nibali 3. Uran
Vuelta: 1. Landa 2. Poels 3. Zakarin

Strade: Kwiatkowski
Sanremo: Gaviria
Ronde: Sagan
Roubaix: Degenkolb
Liege: Alaphilippe
Lombardia: Nibali
Worlds: Nibali
Worlds ITT: Dumoulin
Riposa in pace Michele!
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31 Jan 2018 09:37

Giro: 1. Dumoulin, 2. Aru, 3. Lopez
Tour: 1. Quintana, 2. Nibali, 3. Landa
Vuelta: 1. Froome, 2. Chaves, 3. Valverde

Strade: Sagan
Sanremo: Sagan
Ronde: Sagan
Roubaix: Sagan
Liege: Nibali
Lombardia: Nibali
Worlds: Nibali
Worlds ITT: Dumoulin
Goodbye, Tommeke; thank you for all you have given us!
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31 Jan 2018 09:41

Netserk wrote:Giro: 1. Dumoulin, 2. Aru, 3. Lopez
Tour: 1. Quintana, 2. Nibali, 3. Landa
Vuelta: 1. Froome, 2. Chaves, 3. Valverde

Strade: Sagan
Sanremo: Sagan
Ronde: Sagan
Roubaix: Sagan
Liege: Nibali
Lombardia: Nibali
Worlds: Nibali
Worlds ITT: Dumoulin


You are the best :)
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31 Jan 2018 09:47

Gotta love the random inclusion of the Strade next to the GTs and Monuments.
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Re: PREDICTION 2018

31 Jan 2018 09:52

Giro: 1. Aru, 2. Dumoulin 3. Valverde
Tour: 1. Nibali, 2. Landa 3. Porte
Vuelta: 1. Froome, 2. Valverde 3. Quintana

Strade: Sagan
Sanremo: Sagan
Ronde: Sagan
Roubaix: Sagan
Liege: Nibali
Lombardia: Nibali
Worlds: Sagan :lol:
Worlds ITT: Dumoulin
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31 Jan 2018 09:54

Bye Bye Bicycle wrote:Gotta love the random inclusion of the Strade next to the GTs and Monuments.


NEOmonument :D
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Re: PREDICTION 2018

31 Jan 2018 10:03

Giro: 1 Chaves 2 Aru 3 Dumoulin
Tour: 1 Quintana 2 Nibali 3 Pinot
Vuelta: 1 Froome 2 Valverde 3 Chaves

Strade: Gilbert
Sanremo: Viviani
Ronde: Van Avermaet
PR: Vanmarcke
Liege: Valverde
Lombardia: Nibali
Worlds: Valverde
Worlds ITT: Dumoulin
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31 Jan 2018 10:57

Giro: 1. Dumoulin 2. Aru 3. Pinot
Tour: 1. Quintana 2. Nibali 3. Kwiatkowski
Vuelta: 1. Roglic 2. Froome 3. MA Lopez

Strade: Wellens
Sanremo: Degenkolb
Ronde: Kristoff
PR: van Aert
Liege: Alaphilippe
Lombardia: Nibali
Worlds: Nibali
Worlds ITT: Dumoulin
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31 Jan 2018 10:58

Giro: 1. Dumoulin, 2. Chavez, 3. Lopez
Tour: 1. Nibali, 2. Quintana, 3. Landa
Vuelta: 1. Landa, 2. Chaves, 3. Valverde

Strade: Kwiatkowski
Sanremo: Gilbert
Ronde: Sagan
Roubaix: Vanmarcke
Liege: Valverde
Lombardia: Nibali
Worlds: Nibali
Worlds ITT: Dumoulin
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31 Jan 2018 11:29

Giro : Dumoulin
Tour : Nibali
Vuelta : Valverde

Strade : Sagan
MSR : Viviani
RR : GVA
PR : Sagan
Amstel: Matthews
La Fletche : D Martin
LBL : Kwaito
Lombardia : Nibali
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31 Jan 2018 12:01

Giro: 1. Dumoulin 2. Pinot 3. Aru
Tour: 1. Valverde 2. Uran 3. Nibali
Vuelta: 1. Quintana 2. Landa 3. Bardet

Strade: Wellens
Sanremo: Gaviria
Ronde: GVA
PR: Demare
Liege: Valverde
Lombardia: Pinot
Worlds: Dan Martin
Worlds ITT: Dumoulin
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31 Jan 2018 12:09

Vuelta: 1. Roglic

:eek:
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31 Jan 2018 12:12

Giro: Chaves, Aru, Dumoulin
Tour: Uran, Quintana, Porte
Vuelta: Landa, Nibali, Valverde

San Remo: Sagan
Ronde: Van Avermaet
Roubaix: Terpstra
Liege: Valverde
Lombardia: Valverde
Worlds: Landa
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31 Jan 2018 12:25

Giro: 1. Dumoulin 2. Aru 3. Pinot
Tour: 1. Porte 2. Quintana 3. Nibali
Vuelta: 1. Landa 2. Quintana 3. Chaves

Strade: Kwiatkowski
Sanremo: Gaviria
Ronde: Sagan
Roubaix: Moscon
Liege: Alaphilippe
Lombardia: Nibali
Worlds: Nibali
Worlds ITT: Dumoulin
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31 Jan 2018 12:30

Giro: 1. Dumoulin 2. Aru 3. Pinot
Tour: 1. Nibali 2. Bardet 3. Valverde
Vuelta: 1. Landa 2. Porte 3. Poels

Strade: Kwiatkowski
Sanremo: Sagan
Ronde: GVA
Roubaix: Gilbert
Liege: Kwiatkowski
Lombardia: Moscon
Worlds: Valverde
Worlds ITT: Dumoulin
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Re: PREDICTION 2018

31 Jan 2018 13:39

Giro: Dumoulin, Aru, Pinot
Tour: Nibali, Bardet, Valverde
Vuelta: Quintana, Froome, Landa

Strade: Sagan
Sanremo: Matthews
Ronde: Sagan
PR: Degenkolb
Liege: Valverde
Lombardia: Nibali
Worlds: Nibali
Worlds ITT: Martin
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Re: PREDICTION 2018

31 Jan 2018 13:56

OK, let's defend my title :cool: ...

Giro: 1. Dumoulin, 2. Pinot, 3. Aru
Tour: 1. Nibali, 2. Quintana, 3. Bardet
Vuelta: 1. Froome, 2. Landa, 3. Valverde

Strade: Kwiat
MSR: Demare
Ronde: Sagan
PR: Sagan
LBL: GVA
GDL: Nibali
WRRC: Valverde
WITTC: Dumoulin

also:

FW: Alaphilippe
AGR: Kwiat
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31 Jan 2018 14:45

Any reason why Strade Bianche is included?

Giro: 1 Dumoulin, 2 Aru, 3 Chaves
Tour: 1 Froome, 2 Porte, 3 Quintana
Vuelta: 1 Froome, 2 Quintana, 3 Chaves

Strade: Sagan
Sanremo: Sagan
Ronde: Sagan
PR: Sagan
Liege: Valverde
Lombardia: Nibali
Worlds: Valverde
Worlds ITT: Dumoulin
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