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12 Jul 2018 16:00

Matteo. wrote:
silvergrenade wrote:
Matteo. wrote:+5s Froome
nothing

Actually expected Froome to lose 10s..
He was okay.

same. i think he'll repeat the giro going in top shape next week

If he is still not in shape he needs to do it quickly because next week is awfully hard.
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12 Jul 2018 16:00

Never thought that stage would matter much. Apart from Martin's strong attack there wasn't much to talk about. Drafting gets penalized when they feel like penalizing someone it seems. The cobbles will be much more interesting.I think.
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12 Jul 2018 16:01

So now for GC-ish candidates it's:
Thomas
TJ 3"
Jungels 15"
Uran 42"
Bala 48"
Majka 49"
Fugslang and Porte 50"
Landa 55"
Froome and Yates 59"
Dumoulin 1:00
Nibali 1:05
Roglic 1:14
Quintana 2:07
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12 Jul 2018 16:03

Brullnux wrote:So now for GC-ish candidates it's:
Thomas
TJ 3"
Jungels 15"
Uran 42"
Bala 48"
Majka 49"
Fugslang and Porte 50"
Landa 55"
Froome and Yates 59"
Dumoulin 1:00
Nibali 1:05
Roglic 1:14
Quintana 2:07


TJ in but no Bardet? :D
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12 Jul 2018 16:03

jaylew wrote:Dan Martin looks a bit like Gollum


Dan is a better tactician than Gollum.
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Re:

12 Jul 2018 16:03

Brullnux wrote:So now for GC-ish candidates it's:
Thomas
TJ 3"
Jungels 15"
Uran 42"
Bala 48"
Majka 49"
Fugslang and Porte 50"
Landa 55"
Froome and Yates 59"
Dumoulin 1:00
Nibali 1:05
Roglic 1:14
Quintana 2:07


No Bardet? He's at 1'42"
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12 Jul 2018 16:04

Escarabajo wrote:
Matteo. wrote:
silvergrenade wrote:
Matteo. wrote:+5s Froome
nothing

Actually expected Froome to lose 10s..
He was okay.

same. i think he'll repeat the giro going in top shape next week

If he is still not in shape he needs to do it quickly because next week is awfully hard.

already now he looks better than at the beginning of the giro. we'll see , the double is impossible to predict now
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12 Jul 2018 16:04

movingtarget wrote:Never thought that stage would matter much. Apart from Martin's strong attack there wasn't much to talk about. Drafting gets penalized when they feel like penalizing someone it seems. The cobbles will be much more interesting.I think.

We don't know the effects on time and energy of this stage until the third week. So hard to say if time losses are insignificant.
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12 Jul 2018 16:04

By the way, the posters who think that GC climbers who skip the Ardennes would be competitive there and that there’s a weak field at those races should watch today’s stage again. GC climbers with no punch are not top favourites for hilly races when up against the actual puncheurs and climber/puncheurs. The guys who compete for those races are in fact the best at punchy climbs and Martin, Valverde, Alaphilippe etc will kill non-punchy climbers when it comes to the anaerobic stuff.
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12 Jul 2018 16:05

Thomas 0:00:00
Jungels 0:00:15
Uran 0:00:42
Valverde 0:00:48
Majka 0:00:49
Porte 0:00:50
Fuglsang 0:00:50
Landa 0:00:52
Froome 0:00:59
Yates 0:00:59
Dumoulin 0:01:00
Nibali 0:01:05
Roglic 0:01:14
Mollema 0:01:15
Kruijswijk 0:01:23
Martin 0:01:25
Bernal 0:01:27
Bardet 0:01:42
Zakarin 0:01:59
Quintana 0:02:07
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Re: Re:

12 Jul 2018 16:06

fantomas wrote:
Brullnux wrote:So now for GC-ish candidates it's:
Thomas
TJ 3"
Jungels 15"
Uran 42"
Bala 48"
Majka 49"
Fugslang and Porte 50"
Landa 55"
Froome and Yates 59"
Dumoulin 1:00
Nibali 1:05
Roglic 1:14
Quintana 2:07


No Bardet? He's at 1'42"

He wasn't on pcs and I remembered the gap between Quintana and Nibali to be 59, but not Bardey
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12 Jul 2018 16:07

franic wrote:
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Laplaz wrote:How much time Froome lost?

Few seconds

Froome lets Thomas worry about seconds
He's probably thinking about minutes himself

He’s going to pull out aNother Chiappucci-like attack (I guess I cant say a Landis in this section of the forum). What an amazing rider he is :cry:

Why would Chiappucci be permissible but Landis objectionable?
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12 Jul 2018 16:07

Impressive rides: Martin, Latour, Majka, Sagan.
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12 Jul 2018 16:08

Escarabajo wrote:
movingtarget wrote:Never thought that stage would matter much. Apart from Martin's strong attack there wasn't much to talk about. Drafting gets penalized when they feel like penalizing someone it seems. The cobbles will be much more interesting.I think.

We don't know the effects on time and energy of this stage until the third week. So hard to say if time losses are insignificant.


Yes the last two stages were still hard. Porte said yesterday's stage was by far the hardest of the race.
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12 Jul 2018 16:10

"I'm sure Froome didn't mean to lose time" cheers boss, didn't think of that one
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12 Jul 2018 16:12

ppanther92 wrote:
Brullnux wrote:So now for GC-ish candidates it's:
Thomas
TJ 3"
Jungels 15"
Uran 42"
Bala 48"
Majka 49"
Fugslang and Porte 50"
Landa 55"
Froome and Yates 59"
Dumoulin 1:00
Nibali 1:05
Roglic 1:14
Quintana 2:07


TJ in but no Bardet? :D


Dan Martin was 6th in th Tour last year riding with injury
And we can see how strong he is today and yet you leave him out

Usual rubbish bias ...
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12 Jul 2018 16:13

UAE’s season not looking too bad now. Six wins in the last five weeks including Martin’s Tour and Dauphine stages and Ulissi’s Susie’s stage.

Its still remarkable how weak the team they’ve sent to support Martin and Kristoff is though. What they are spending their budget on is a mystery on the same scale as Katusha and Cofidis spending decisions.
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12 Jul 2018 16:14

HelloDolly wrote:
ppanther92 wrote:
Brullnux wrote:So now for GC-ish candidates it's:
Thomas
TJ 3"
Jungels 15"
Uran 42"
Bala 48"
Majka 49"
Fugslang and Porte 50"
Landa 55"
Froome and Yates 59"
Dumoulin 1:00
Nibali 1:05
Roglic 1:14
Quintana 2:07


TJ in but no Bardet? :D


Dan Martin was 6th in th Tour last year riding with injury
And we can see how strong he is today and yet you leave him out

Usual rubbish bias ...

Several guys missing. Bardet, Martin, Zaka, Mollema...I wouldn't take it so personally, probably just an oversight.
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12 Jul 2018 16:15

Well done Fugslang getting back and not losing it.
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12 Jul 2018 16:16

Zinoviev Letter wrote:UAE’s season not looking too bad now. Six wins in the last five weeks including Martin’s Tour and Dauphine stages and Ulissi’s Susie’s stage.

Its still remarkable how weak the team they’ve sent to support Martin and Kristoff is though. What they are spending their budget on is a mystery on the same scale as Katusha and Cofidis spending decisions.


Maybe they have the best hotels and a celebrity chef ?
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