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Who will be the last WT team to get a win?

Sky
2
3%
Sunweb
8
11%
UAE
3
4%
Movistar
No votes
Bahrain-Merida
7
10%
Dimension Data
1
1%
Astana
19
27%
Team EF
26
37%
FDJ
2
3%
Katusha
3
4%
 
Total votes : 71

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17 Feb 2018 13:02

RedheadDane wrote:
Alexandre B. wrote:
42x16ss wrote:When are Matthews and Dumoulin set to debut? Sunweb could take this out...

I cross my fingers for Rui Costa, Kristoff and Dan Martin to finish this by tomorrow.


You were expecting both Costa and Kristoff to win on Green Mountain? ;)

Guess it's all up to Martin now...

My wording ain't exactly clear. :p
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17 Feb 2018 19:24

Astana seems a bold prediction for me :) it have really many votes but we´ll see :)
I do not believe they will repeat last year
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17 Feb 2018 20:27

You are very correct about that!
Sanchez won Vuelta a Murcia.
Cort won stage 4 of Tour of Oman.
Lopez won stage 5 of Tour of Oman.
Lutsenko is well on his way to win the overall of Tour of Oman.
And Moser won Trofeo Laigueglia, but that doesn't count since he was riding for the National Team.
Aka The Ginger One.
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18 Feb 2018 10:22

And it's done. :cool:
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18 Feb 2018 13:13

Alexandre B. wrote:I'll be bold and say Sunweb, because they don't win that often.


Well done Alex. One other nominated them before it was down to three teams, 4 people added after that, which is a punt at much shorter odds.
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18 Feb 2018 16:03

Well, to be expected when you field your best riders so late.
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18 Feb 2018 16:08

RedheadDane wrote:You are very correct about that!
Sanchez won Vuelta a Murcia.
Cort won stage 4 of Tour of Oman.
Lopez won stage 5 of Tour of Oman.
Lutsenko is well on his way to win the overall of Tour of Oman.
And Moser won Trofeo Laigueglia, but that doesn't count since he was riding for the National Team.


Sorry, did not know about that :)
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19 Feb 2018 17:59

Alexandre B. wrote:And it's done. :cool:

Not really. Theoretically, there are still 2 possible winners in this competition.

Sunweb- if they take a win in 2018 and UAE- in case Sunweb doesn't take a single win before the end of the year.

I know which one is more likely but it's not a done deal, yet. :lol:
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19 Feb 2018 19:13

That ever happened? A top-level team going an entire year without any wins?
Aka The Ginger One.
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19 Feb 2018 21:45

RedheadDane wrote:That ever happened? A top-level team going an entire year without any wins?

The worst in the ProTour/World Tour era is four wins by Ag2r in 2012 and Fuji-Sevetto in 2009. Before that era Big Mat-Auber only had three in 2002. Before that it's hard to know as records aren't that good.
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23 Feb 2018 12:44

And now Sunweb confirm victory by any definition (Bauhaus, Abu Dhabi stage 3)

Is that early or late for the last win by the standards of this "game"?
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23 Feb 2018 12:47

I think it's the record for earliest last win.
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23 Feb 2018 12:47

Last year Astana won their first race in April.
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23 Feb 2018 12:49

Found the answer to my own question upthread:

Breh wrote:2017: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=32459 won by Astana, the late Scarponi got their first win on 17/04 in Trentino.
2016: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=30451 won by Giant, Dumoulin won the Giro prologue by the smallest of margins to claim pink and Giant's first win. 06/05
2015: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=26051 won by LottoNL, Moreno Hofland won the first stage of the Tour de Yorkshire on 02/05.
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23 Feb 2018 13:00

2014: Astana, 01/03
2013: Euskaltel - Euskadi, 12/04
2012: Ag2r, 18/05
2011: Euskaltel - Euskadi, 02/04
2010: OmegaPharma - Lotto, 18/04
2009: Silence - Lotto, 28/03
2008: Euskaltel - Euskadi, 08/03
2007: Bouygues Telecom, 22/04
2006: Euskaltel - Euskadi, 04/04
2005: Saunier Duval - Prodir, 19/05

PS: funny how QS went from the least winning team to the most winning team from '11 to '12.
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13 Mar 2018 15:34

We're left with Trek, Team Education First powered by Cannondale, AG2R, DDD and Bahrain Merida who haven't picked up a WT win yet. I think.
Meanwhile, Sunweb and Bora have only won WT races so far.

WT wins ranking:

4- Movistar, BMC
3- Mitchelton - Scott, LottoBE, Sky
2- Quick Step, LottoNL, Bora, Katusha, FDJ
1- Sunweb, Astana, UAE
0- Trek, Team EF, AG2R, DDD, Bahrain

Points, kom and youth jerseys are not included.
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27 Mar 2018 19:25

Bahrain and Trek picked up a WT win.
Team EF, DDD and Ag2r to battle it out.
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