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Volta ao Algarve (2.HC) 14.02.-18.02.2018

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Volta ao Algarve (2.HC) 14.02.-18.02.2018

13 Feb 2018 21:00

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Overall GC will primarily be between Porte and the Sky-duo Kwiatkowski-Thomas (both former winners). Dan Martin and Jungels as outsiders.
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Re: Volta ao Algarve (2.HC) 14.02.-18.02.2018

13 Feb 2018 22:47

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13 Feb 2018 23:12

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13 Feb 2018 23:40


same as cyclingfever list, but harder to read :)
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14 Feb 2018 00:03

So we have two sprints, an ITT and two stages that look more like they are for the puncheurs than the pure climbers. Interesting.
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14 Feb 2018 07:45

Koronin wrote:So we have two sprints, an ITT and two stages that look more like they are for the puncheurs than the pure climbers. Interesting.


It looks like LRP will win this bike race with ease.
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14 Feb 2018 08:36

Max Rockatansky wrote:
Koronin wrote:So we have two sprints, an ITT and two stages that look more like they are for the puncheurs than the pure climbers. Interesting.


It looks like LRP will win this bike race with ease.

It certainly does. LRP will absolutely annihilate Malhao, but I don't think he will be strong enough to shake them on Foia. He doesn't need to tho as long as he does as expected on the TT and Malhao.
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14 Feb 2018 09:38

Except he claims he is riding in support of Teejay
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14 Feb 2018 09:58

I think Sam Oomen could do well in this bike race.
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14 Feb 2018 10:30

Malhão is similar to willunga so porte will win
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14 Feb 2018 11:40

Maaaaaaaarten wrote:I think Sam Oomen could do well in this bike race.


I would be surprised if he is not in the top 10. He should be there.
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14 Feb 2018 12:22

Brandão to win on Malhão.
Papi Nocentini could also do rather well.
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14 Feb 2018 14:08

Nocentini will win this bike race
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14 Feb 2018 14:33

Whoever wins this race will always have to cope with the fact that Balarcon had no interest in starting and therefore his win is invalid.
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14 Feb 2018 14:51

DNP-Old wrote:Whoever wins this race will always have to cope with the fact that Balarcon had no interest in starting and therefore his win is invalid.


Still in detox? :lol:
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14 Feb 2018 15:19

Are there any TV coverage? Do Eurosport cover this race?
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14 Feb 2018 16:00

repre wrote:Are there any TV coverage? Do Eurosport cover this race?


Yes.
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14 Feb 2018 16:10

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14 Feb 2018 16:19

Rollthedice wrote:
repre wrote:Are there any TV coverage? Do Eurosport cover this race?


Yes.

The link at the ES Player was unavalaible at the moment, but they started coverage right after the finish of Ruta del Sol, thanks.
I guess it will be Jungels vs Porte?
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14 Feb 2018 16:54

Any streams with commentary? (french, englis or dutch preferably)
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