2021 Giro CQ Game

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Stage 6 Echelons on the plateau, and no Roglic to steal it.


PointsTeams
MÄDER Gino
70​
0​
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley
40​
27​
MARTIN Daniel
25​
8​
EVENEPOEL Remco
15​
30​
CICCONE Giulio
10​
4​
CARUSO Damiano
7​
0​
MARTINEZ POVEDA Daniel Felipe
5​
2​
SOLER GIMENEZ Marc
3​
6​
CARTHY Hugh
2​
15​
VLASOV Aleksandr
1​
6​

Purple points
Executive decision: top 10 or so each day in the minor classification should suffice, it is all in the spreadsheet if you want to find more.

Points todayEarned by:
1​
Kazistuta
90​
Bernal/Martin/Evenepoel/Ciccone
2​
Fivezzz
82​
Bernal/Martin/Evenepoel/Carthy
3=​
Lecko/Madrazo/Tobydawq
80​
Bernal/Martin/Evenepoel
6​
Armchair_Cyclist
67​
Bernal/Martin/Carthy
7=​
Berflamand/Comodoro/Rufs
65​
Bernal/Martin
10​
Scrooll07
60​
Bernal/Evenepoel/Soler/Carthy

Standings

NamePurple totalchange
1​
Rufs
205​
3​
2​
ZakaFan
188​
-1​
3​
BicycleBoy
183​
-1​
4​
Otoxiep87
176​
1​
5​
Lecko
171​
5​
6​
Tobydawq
163​
9​
7​
Kazistuta
160​
15​
8​
Berflamand
155​
4​
9​
Nyssinator
152​
-2​
10​
Bonimenier
151​
-2​

Pink points

Most of those expected to fall away did so, one (whom none of us had chosen) takes the lead and so suppresses everyone else's score.

Points gained/lostteams
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley
223​
27​
EVENEPOEL Remco
200​
30​
MARTIN Daniel
105​
8​
CICCONE Giulio
91​
4​
CARTHY Hugh
67​
15​
MARTINEZ POVEDA Daniel Felipe
51​
2​
VLASOV Aleksandr
51​
6​
SOLER GIMENEZ Marc
49​
6​
YATES Simon
39​
39​
BUCHMANN Emanuel
32​
31​
ALBANESE Vincenzo
-15​
1​
BELLETTI Manuel
-15​
1​
SIVAKOV Pavel
-15​
15​
TAARAMÄE Rein
-24​
2​
MOSCON Gianni
-28​
4​
POZZOVIVO Domenico
-59​
2​
DOMBROWSKI Joseph Lloyd
-88​
1​

With such huge gains for riders as popular as Bernal and Evenepoel, the scores today are very high.

Point change
1​
Kazistuta
708​
2​
Scrooll07
610​
3​
Fivezzz
607​
4​
Tobydawq
602​
5​
Madrazo
582​
6​
Comodoro
570​
7​
Mellow_Velo
565​
8​
Otoxiep87
563​
9​
Bonimenier
561​
10​
Berflamand
546​
11​
Lecko
540​
12​
Bminchow
538​
12​
SafeBet
538​
14​
Nyssinator
533​
15​
Del1962
497​
15​
Northerner
497​
17​
Armchair_Cyclist
487​
18​
Leadbelly
486​
19​
Nathanptz
479​
20​
LosBrolin
462​
21​
ChrisDK
457​
22​
AmisVelo
397​
23​
DevilsElbow
374​
24​
BikeRacer33
372​
25​
BicycleBoy
370​
26​
Vladimir
369​
27​
Salvarani
360​
28​
Search
359​
29​
Googolplex
345​
30​
ArchieBoy
341​
31​
Rufs
339​
32​
Shalgo
323​
33​
Rote_Laterne
306​
34​
Yellow_Knight
289​
35​
Koronin
288​
36​
Triley36
285​
37​
ZakaFan
258​
38​
Laarsland
174​
39​
RedheadDane
110​
40​
BluesInTheBottle
97​
Collective_Wisdom
554​


Standings

The top 17 (and three others) have both Bernal and Evenepoel.
,NameTabulateposition change on day
1​
,Kazistuta
1538​
6​
2​
,Otoxiep87
1458​
-1​
3​
,Scrooll07
1449​
3​
4​
,Mellow_Velo
1410​
1​
5​
,Fivezzz
1394​
3​
6​
,SafeBet
1391​
-4​
7​
,Bminchow
1391​
-4​
8​
,Nyssinator
1386​
-4​
9​
,Bonimenier
1338​
2​
10​
,Berflamand
1326​
-1​
11​
,Lecko
1296​
3​
12​
,Tobydawq
1290​
8​
13​
,Del1962
1249​
2​
14​
,Comodoro
1237​
10​
15​
,Madrazo
1234​
12​
16​
,LosBrolin
1220​
-3​
17​
,Northerner
1202​
0​
18​
,Armchair_Cyclist
1180​
1​
19​
,AmisVelo
1176​
-9​
20​
,Leadbelly
1146​
5​
21​
,DevilsElbow
1145​
-9​
22​
,Nathanptz
1105​
7​
23​
,ChrisDK
1075​
8​
24​
,BikeRacer33
1072​
-6​
25​
,BicycleBoy
1026​
1​
26​
,Yellow_Knight
1000​
-10​
27​
,Salvarani
986​
2​
28​
,Rote_Laterne
985​
-7​
29​
,ArchieBoy
981​
-1​
30​
,Search
977​
1​
31​
,Vladimir
963​
4​
32​
,Rufs
955​
1​
33​
,Googolplex
906​
3​
34​
,Shalgo
879​
3​
35​
,ZakaFan
866​
-1​
36​
,Laarsland
846​
-13​
37​
,Koronin
825​
1​
38​
,Triley36
784​
1​
39​
,BluesInTheBottle
771​
-17​
40​
,RedheadDane
367​
0​
,Collective_Wisdom
1342​
 
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Stage 7 An untypical sprint after a very typical sprint stage with a typical sprint result.

PointsTeams
EWAN Caleb
70​
11​
CIMOLAI Davide
40​
2​
MERLIER Tim
25​
3​
MOSCHETTI Matteo
15​
0​
PASQUALON Andrea
10​
1​
GAVIRIA RENDON Fernando
7​
4​
GROENEWEGEN Dylan
5​
23​
KANTER Max
3​
0​
FIORELLI Filippo
2​
0​
MOLANO BENAVIDES Juan Sebastian
1​
0​


Purple points

NameStage pts today
1=​
Lecko/Northerner
77​
Ewan & Gaviria
3=​
BikeRacer33/Bonimenier/Nyssinator/Otoxiep87/Rufs/Yellow_Knight
75​
Ewan & Groenewegen
9=​
BluesInTheBottle/ChrisDK/Del1962
70​
Ewan

Standings
NameStage ptsChange
1​
Rufs
280​
0​
2​
Otoxiep87
251​
2​
3​
Lecko
248​
2​
4​
Nyssinator
227​
5​
5​
Bonimenier
226​
5​
6​
Northerner
223​
6​
7​
ZakaFan
218​
-5​
8​
BluesInTheBottle
216​
4​
9​
BicycleBoy
213​
-6​
10=​
ChrisDK
201​
5​
10=​
Del1962
201​
5​

Pink points

Very little other than the sprinters today, and associated maglia ciclamino points, except for unfortunate Pozzovivo.

EWAN Caleb
125​
11​
CIMOLAI Davide
45​
2​
MERLIER Tim
40​
3​
MOSCHETTI Matteo
18​
0​
VALTER Attila
18​
0​
PASQUALON Andrea
10​
1​
GAVIRIA RENDON Fernando
9​
4​
GROENEWEGEN Dylan
5​
23​

POZZOVIVO Domenico
-15​
2​
VIVIANI Elia
-25​
4​


Gain/loss today
1​
Yellow_Knight
134​
2​
Northerner
133​
3​
BikeRacer33
130​
4​
Bonimenier
129​
4​
Nyssinator
129​
4​
Otoxiep87
129​
7​
ChrisDK
128​
7​
Del1962
128​
9​
Rufs
126​
10​
BluesInTheBottle
125​
11​
Lecko
118​
12​
Salvarani
54​
13​
Berflamand
48​
14​
Vladimir
44​
15​
BicycleBoy
41​
16​
ZakaFan
40​
17​
Leadbelly
8​
17​
Madrazo
8​
17​
Mellow_Velo
8​
17​
RedheadDane
8​
17​
Triley36
8​
22​
DevilsElbow
5​
22​
Shalgo
5​
24​
Bminchow
4​
24​
Googolplex
4​
24​
Rote_Laterne
4​
24​
SafeBet
4​
28​
LosBrolin
3​
29​
AmisVelo
2​
29​
Armchair_Cyclist
2​
31​
Nathanptz
1​
32​
Tobydawq
0​
33​
Search
-1​
34​
ArchieBoy
-4​
34​
Comodoro
-4​
36​
Koronin
-6​
37​
Fivezzz
-16​
38​
Scrooll07
-21​
39​
Laarsland
-25​
40​
Kazistuta
-26​
Collective_Wisdom4
 
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Standings

Otoxiep took the lead after stage 2, lost it on stage 4, regained it on 5, lost it again on stage 6, and now has a third stint in the lead. How many more?


Tomorrow looks like a day when no-one can win the CQ game, but some could lose it.

position change
1​
Otoxiep87
1587​
1​
2​
Nyssinator
1515​
6​
3​
Kazistuta
1512​
-2​
4​
Bonimenier
1467​
5​
5​
Scrooll07
1428​
-2​
6​
Mellow_Velo
1418​
-2​
7​
Lecko
1414​
4​
8​
SafeBet
1395​
-2​
9​
Bminchow
1395​
-2​
10​
Fivezzz
1378​
-5​
11​
Del1962
1377​
2​
12​
Berflamand
1374​
-2​
13​
Northerner
1335​
4​
14​
Tobydawq
1290​
-2​
15​
Madrazo
1242​
0​
16​
Comodoro
1233​
-2​
17​
LosBrolin
1223​
-1​
18​
ChrisDK
1203​
5​
19​
BikeRacer33
1202​
5​
20​
Armchair_Cyclist
1182​
-2​
21​
AmisVelo
1178​
-2​
22​
Leadbelly
1154​
-2​
23​
DevilsElbow
1150​
-2​
24​
Yellow_Knight
1134​
2​
25​
Nathanptz
1106​
-3​
26​
Rufs
1081​
6​
27​
BicycleBoy
1067​
-2​
28​
Salvarani
1040​
-1​
29​
Vladimir
1007​
2​
30​
Rote_Laterne
989​
-2​
31​
ArchieBoy
977​
-2​
32​
Search
976​
-2​
33​
Googolplex
910​
0​
34​
ZakaFan
906​
1​
35​
BluesInTheBottle
896​
4​
36​
Shalgo
884​
-2​
37​
Laarsland
821​
-1​
38​
Koronin
819​
-1​
39​
Triley36
792​
-1​
40​
RedheadDane
375​
0​
Collective_Wisdom
1346​
 
Stage 8 The first hour was far more entertaining than the following three.

LAFAY Victor
70​
0​
GAVAZZI Francesco
40​
0​
ARNDT Nikias
25​
0​
OLIVEIRA Nelson Filipe Santos Simoes
15​
0​
CARBONI Giovanni
10​
0​
GOOSSENS Kobe
7​
0​
CAMPENAERTS Victor
5​
0​
GOUGEARD Alexis
3​
0​
GAVIRIA RENDON Fernando
2​
4​
ALMEIDA Joao Pedro Gonçalves
1​
4​

Purple points
2 points each for Berflamand, Koronin, Lecko and Northerner (Gaviria)
1 point each for Leadbelly, Los Brolin, Redhead Dane and Salvarani (Almeida) No-one had both of them, or anyone else in the top ten

Of them, only Berflamand, Koronin and Leadbelly move up in the purple standings, to 13th, 20th and 24th respectively.

Pink points

GC lower top ten overtaking Vervaeke and Ewan falling from the ciclamino classification are the main matters relevant today.


Pts gained/lostteams
MERLIER Tim
30​
3​
CARTHY Hugh
25​
15​
CICCONE Giulio
25​
4​
MARTIN Daniel
15​
8​
YATES Simon
15​
39​
VIVIANI Elia
10​
4​
ALBANESE Vincenzo
-15​
1​
TAARAMÄE Rein
-20​
2​
EWAN Caleb
-85​
11​

Ewan's teams in the red. Which might be good if this were La Vuelta.

Gained/lost
1​
Berflamand
72​
2​
Kazistuta
69​
3​
BicycleBoy
67​
4​
Armchair_Cyclist
59​
4​
Fivezzz
59​
6​
Scrooll07
55​
7​
AmisVelo
50​
7​
Laarsland
50​
9​
ArchieBoy
49​
10​
Comodoro
47​
10​
DevilsElbow
47​
10​
Shalgo
47​
10​
ZakaFan
47​
14​
Search
46​
15​
Mellow_Velo
39​
16​
Tobydawq
38​
17​
Madrazo
35​
18​
Salvarani
30​
19​
Koronin
29​
20​
Leadbelly
27​
21​
Vladimir
24​
22​
Nathanptz
23​
23​
Bminchow
20​
23​
Googolplex
20​
23​
SafeBet
20​
23​
Triley36
20​
27​
LosBrolin
6​
28​
RedheadDane
1​
29​
Rote_Laterne
0​
30​
Nyssinator
-36​
31​
BikeRacer33
-38​
32​
BluesInTheBottle
-39​
33​
Bonimenier
-40​
34​
Otoxiep87
-46​
35​
Lecko
-47​
36​
Rufs
-49​
37​
Yellow_Knight
-59​
38​
Northerner
-62​
39​
Del1962
-66​
40​
ChrisDK
-72​
Collective_Wisdom
45​

Standings

Otoxiep seems to find the leader's jersey itchy: takes it off pretty soon each time he claims it. Advantage passes back to Kazistuta, as the top placed without Ewan this morning.

position change on day
1​
Kazistuta
1581​
2​
2​
Otoxiep87
1541​
-1​
3​
Scrooll07
1483​
2​
4​
Nyssinator
1479​
-2​
5​
Mellow_Velo
1457​
1​
6​
Berflamand
1446​
6​
7​
Fivezzz
1437​
3​
8​
Bonimenier
1427​
-4​
9​
SafeBet
1415​
-1​
10​
Bminchow
1415​
-1​
11​
Lecko
1367​
-4​
12​
Tobydawq
1328​
2​
13​
Del1962
1311​
-2​
14​
Comodoro
1280​
2​
15​
Madrazo
1277​
0​
16​
Northerner
1273​
-3​
17​
Armchair_Cyclist
1241​
3​
18​
LosBrolin
1229​
-1​
19​
AmisVelo
1228​
2​
20​
DevilsElbow
1197​
3​
21​
Leadbelly
1181​
1​
22​
BikeRacer33
1164​
-3​
23​
BicycleBoy
1134​
4​
24​
ChrisDK
1131​
-6​
25​
Nathanptz
1129​
0​
26​
Yellow_Knight
1075​
-2​
27​
Salvarani
1070​
1​
28​
Rufs
1032​
-2​
29​
Vladimir
1031​
0​
30​
ArchieBoy
1026​
1​
31​
Search
1022​
1​
32​
Rote_Laterne
989​
-2​
33​
ZakaFan
953​
1​
34​
Shalgo
931​
2​
35​
Googolplex
930​
-2​
36​
Laarsland
871​
1​
37​
BluesInTheBottle
857​
-2​
38​
Koronin
848​
0​
39​
Triley36
812​
0​
40​
RedheadDane
376​
0​
Collective_Wisdom
1391​

The first higher mountains tomorrow; that usually changes things a bit. But which of Bernal and Evenepoel prevails seems a redundant question when so many at the top of the game have them both.
 
Stage 9 Egan Felice

ptsteams
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley
70​
27​
CICCONE Giulio
40​
4​
VLASOV Aleksandr
25​
6​
EVENEPOEL Remco
15​
30​
MARTIN Daniel
10​
8​
CARUSO Damiano
7​
0​
BARDET Romain
5​
6​
SOLER GIMENEZ Marc
3​
6​
MARTINEZ POVEDA Daniel Felipe
2​
2​
ALMEIDA Joao Pedro Gonçalves
1​
4​

Purple points

That's more like it: the popularity of Bernal and Evenepoel mean we get much bigger scores in this category than previously. But having Ciccone as well is what makes for a special score.

1​
Kazistuta
140​
Bernal/Ciccone/Evenepoel/Martin/Bardet
2=​
Berflamand/Comodoro
125​
Bernal/Ciccone/Evenepoel
4=​
Bminchow/SafeBet
110​
Bernal/Vlasov/Evenepoel
6=​
Fivezzz/Googolplex/Lecko/Madrazo/Rote_Laterne/Tobydawq
95​
Bernal/Evenepoel/Martin

Standings
Although most of the white jersey guys in the real GC have fallen away, we have rookie competitors in 1st, 2nd ,5th and 7th here.
1​
Rufs
360​
0​
2​
Lecko
345​
1​
3​
Otoxiep87
336​
-1​
4​
Northerner
315​
2​
5​
Berflamand
314​
8​
6​
Nyssinator
312​
-2​
7​
Bonimenier
311​
-2​
8​
Kazistuta
300​
8​
9​
ZakaFan
288​
-2​
10​
ChrisDK
286​
0​
10​
Del1962
286​
0​

Pink points
For the first time in this edition, points for leading the GC enter into the game. Along with a huge yield of other points, for most teams at least.

changeteams
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley
313​
27​
CICCONE Giulio
125​
4​
VLASOV Aleksandr
75​
6​
EVENEPOEL Remco
16​
30​
FORMOLO Davide
15​
12​
BARDET Romain
13​
6​
SOLER GIMENEZ Marc
11​
6​
MARTIN Daniel
10​
8​
MARTINEZ POVEDA Daniel Felipe
10​
2​

CHAMPOUSSIN Clément
-15​
1​
MOHORIC Matej
-22​
1​
CARTHY Hugh
-25​
15​

Evenepoel is leap-frogged, so his high position on the day brings no new GC projection points, though he is still bringing lots of points to the teams who have him. Meanwhile Bernal brings a lot more points than he did yesterday, including the race leader bonus points, which feature in the game scoring for the first time in this edition.

Gain/loss
1​
Kazistuta
477​
2​
Berflamand
469​
3​
Comodoro
454​
4​
Bminchow
419​
4​
SafeBet
419​
6​
Googolplex
388​
7​
Rote_Laterne
383​
8​
Vladimir
352​
9​
Northerner
342​
10​
Madrazo
341​
11​
Del1962
340​
12​
Lecko
339​
13​
Leadbelly
338​
14​
LosBrolin
333​
15​
Tobydawq
330​
15​
Triley36
330​
17​
Nathanptz
329​
18​
Mellow_Velo
328​
19​
Rufs
327​
20​
ChrisDK
325​
21​
Otoxiep87
319​
21​
ZakaFan
319​
23​
Scrooll07
315​
24​
Fivezzz
314​
25​
Nyssinator
308​
26​
Bonimenier
304​
27​
Armchair_Cyclist
300​
28​
Laarsland
215​
29​
DevilsElbow
66​
30​
Salvarani
44​
31​
Koronin
27​
32​
BicycleBoy
26​
33​
AmisVelo
16​
34​
BikeRacer33
2​
35​
RedheadDane
-2​
36​
Search
-5​
37​
BluesInTheBottle
-10​
38​
Yellow_Knight
-14​
39​
ArchieBoy
-18​
40​
Shalgo
-24​
Collective_Wisdom
319​

Shalgo becomes the first to suffer the loss of a third team member, with Champoussin's DNF.


Standings

Kazistuta was already in the lead, and with 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th today he is beginning to look more comfortable in that spot as he passes 2000 points.

Totalchange
1​
Kazistuta
2058​
0​
2​
Berflamand
1915​
4​
3​
Otoxiep87
1860​
-1​
4​
SafeBet
1834​
5​
5​
Bminchow
1834​
5​
6​
Scrooll07
1798​
-3​
7​
Nyssinator
1787​
-3​
8​
Mellow_Velo
1785​
-3​
9​
Fivezzz
1751​
-2​
10​
Comodoro
1734​
4​
11​
Bonimenier
1731​
-3​
12​
Lecko
1706​
-1​
13​
Tobydawq
1658​
-1​
14​
Del1962
1651​
-1​
15​
Madrazo
1618​
0​
16​
Northerner
1615​
0​
17​
LosBrolin
1562​
1​
18​
Armchair_Cyclist
1541​
-1​
19​
Leadbelly
1519​
2​
20​
Nathanptz
1458​
5​
21​
ChrisDK
1456​
3​
22​
Vladimir
1383​
7​
23​
Rote_Laterne
1372​
9​
24​
Rufs
1359​
4​
25​
Googolplex
1318​
10​
26​
ZakaFan
1272​
7​
27​
DevilsElbow
1263​
-7​
28​
AmisVelo
1244​
-9​
29​
BikeRacer33
1166​
-7​
30​
BicycleBoy
1160​
-7​
31​
Triley36
1142​
8​
32​
Salvarani
1114​
-5​
33​
Laarsland
1086​
3​
34​
Yellow_Knight
1061​
-8​
35​
Search
1017​
-4​
36​
ArchieBoy
1008​
-6​
37​
Shalgo
907​
-3​
38​
Koronin
875​
0​
39​
BluesInTheBottle
847​
-2​
40​
RedheadDane
374​
0​
Collective_Wisdom
1710​
 
Last edited:
Stage 10 Bora finally get rid of enough sprinters

SAGAN Peter
70​
8​
GAVIRIA RENDON Fernando
40​
4​
CIMOLAI Davide
25​
2​
OLDANI Stefano
15​
0​
VERMEERSCH Gianni
10​
0​
DE BONDT Dries
7​
0​
VENDRAME Andrea
5​
0​
ALBANESE Vincenzo
3​
1​
VIVIANI Elia
2​
4​
MOLANO BENAVIDES Juan Sebastian
1​
0​

Purple points
Only Koronin had more than one of these (Gaviria and Viviani), so joint 1st if you have Sagan, Joint 10th if you have Gaviria but not Viviani, etc.

Standings
Rufs, Zaka, Toby and Comodoro all have Sagan: Lecko, Northerner and Berflamand have Gaviria.
1​
Rufs
430​
0​
2​
Lecko
385​
0​
3​
ZakaFan
358​
6​
4​
Northerner
355​
0​
5​
Berflamand
354​
0​
6​
Otoxiep87
336​
-3​
7​
Tobydawq
333​
5​
8​
Comodoro
315​
5​
9​
Nyssinator
312​
-3​
10​
Bonimenier
311​
-3​

Pink points
No change in GC (although in what way most of the field claim they were delayed by Kanter I have no idea), so it is essentially stage points, Bernal's jersey bonus, and changes in the sprint jersey classification.

SAGAN Peter
130​
8​
GAVIRIA RENDON Fernando
73​
4​
CIMOLAI Davide
35​
2​
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley
18​
27​
ALBANESE Vincenzo
3​
1​
VIVIANI Elia
-13​
4​
MERLIER Tim
-55​
3​

And this time we have every rider that has been selected whose score changed today.

1​
Comodoro
148​
1​
Nathanptz
148​
1​
Rufs
148​
1​
Tobydawq
148​
5​
AmisVelo
130​
5​
ArchieBoy
130​
7​
ZakaFan
93​
8​
Lecko
91​
8​
Northerner
91​
10​
BicycleBoy
75​
11​
Koronin
60​
12​
Vladimir
53​
13​
Berflamand
36​
14​
Salvarani
35​
15​
Armchair_Cyclist
18​
15​
Bminchow
18​
15​
Bonimenier
18​
15​
ChrisDK
18​
15​
Del1962
18​
15​
Fivezzz
18​
15​
Googolplex
18​
15​
Leadbelly
18​
15​
LosBrolin
18​
15​
Madrazo
18​
15​
Mellow_Velo
18​
15​
Nyssinator
18​
15​
Otoxiep87
18​
15​
Rote_Laterne
18​
15​
SafeBet
18​
15​
Triley36
18​
31​
Kazistuta
5​
31​
Scrooll07
5​
33​
Yellow_Knight
3​
34​
BikeRacer33
0​
34​
BluesInTheBottle
0​
34​
DevilsElbow
0​
34​
RedheadDane
0​
34​
Search
0​
34​
Shalgo
0​
40​
Laarsland
-13​
Collective_Wisdom
18​

Standings
A couple of big jumps, considering it was a low key day, into the top ten for Toby and onto the podium for Comodoro.

Totalchange
1​
Kazistuta
2063​
0​
2​
Berflamand
1951​
0​
3​
Comodoro
1882​
7​
4​
Otoxiep87
1878​
-1​
5​
SafeBet
1852​
-1​
6​
Bminchow
1852​
-1​
7​
Tobydawq
1806​
6​
8​
Nyssinator
1805​
-1​
9​
Mellow_Velo
1803​
-1​
9​
Scrooll07
1803​
-3​
11​
Lecko
1797​
1​
12​
Fivezzz
1769​
-3​
13​
Bonimenier
1749​
-2​
14​
Northerner
1706​
2​
15​
Del1962
1669​
-1​
16​
Madrazo
1636​
-1​
17​
Nathanptz
1606​
3​
18​
LosBrolin
1580​
-1​
19​
Armchair_Cyclist
1559​
-1​
20​
Leadbelly
1537​
-1​
21​
Rufs
1507​
3​
22​
ChrisDK
1474​
-1​
23​
Vladimir
1436​
-1​
24​
Rote_Laterne
1390​
-1​
25​
AmisVelo
1374​
3​
26​
ZakaFan
1365​
0​
27​
Googolplex
1336​
-2​
28​
DevilsElbow
1263​
-1​
29​
BicycleBoy
1235​
1​
30​
BikeRacer33
1166​
-1​
31​
Triley36
1160​
0​
32​
Salvarani
1149​
0​
33​
ArchieBoy
1138​
3​
34​
Laarsland
1073​
-1​
35​
Yellow_Knight
1064​
-1​
36​
Search
1017​
-1​
37​
Koronin
935​
1​
38​
Shalgo
907​
-1​
39​
BluesInTheBottle
847​
0​
40​
RedheadDane
374​
0​
Collective_Wisdom
1728​

Rest day: phew.
 
Rest Day 1 10 stages down

Quick review

Purple points
Riders with a stage podium or equivalent picked up by multiple lower placings. These points cannot be lost (which is just as well for the teams that have Ewan, Dombrowski and, as of tomorrow, Merlier).


Stage pointsTeamsPrice
EWAN Caleb
141​
11​
638​
SAGAN Peter
120​
8​
864​
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley
110​
27​
711​
CIMOLAI Davide
108​
2​
64​
MERLIER Tim
95​
3​
633​
NIZZOLO Giacomo
80​
0​
780​
DOMBROWSKI Joseph Lloyd
70​
1​
44​
GANNA Filippo
70​
0​
797​
LAFAY Victor
70​
0​
118​
MÄDER Gino
70​
0​
271​
VAN DER HOORN Taco
70​
0​
96​
VIVIANI Elia
67​
4​
278​
GAVIRIA RENDON Fernando
64​
4​
241​
CICCONE Giulio
50​
4​
306​
AFFINI Edoardo
40​
0​
100​
DE MARCHI Alessandro
40​
0​
252​
GAVAZZI Francesco
40​
0​
13​
EVENEPOEL Remco
35​
30​
474​
MARTIN Daniel
35​
8​
547​
FIORELLI Filippo
32​
0​
178​
MOSCHETTI Matteo
29​
0​
131​
VLASOV Aleksandr
26​
6​
1085​
ARNDT Nikias
25​
0​
50​
FOSS Tobias Svendsen
25​
1​
155​

Unlike in the maglia ciclamino category, all stages yield the same CQ points: hence Bernal is 3rd here, but 11th in the jersey race.
Cimolai representing very good value, and Dombrowski and Gavazzi also giving a high return on investment. Two seconds > a win in CQ points, but that is little consolation to Nizzolo.

Standings
1​
Rufs
430​
Ewan/Sagan/Bernal/Martin
2​
Lecko
385​
Ewan/Bernal/Gaviria/Evenepoel/Martin
3​
ZakaFan
358​
Sagan/Bernal/Merlier
4​
Northerner
355​
Ewan/Bernal/Gaviria/Evenepoel
5​
Berflamand
354​
Bernal/Merlier/Gaviria/Ciccone/Evenepoel
6​
Otoxiep87
336​
Ewan/Bernal/Evenepoel/Foss
7​
Tobydawq
333​
Sagan/Bernal/Evenepoel/Martin
8​
Comodoro
315​
Sagan/Bernal/Ciccone/Evenepoel
9​
Nyssinator
312​
Ewan/Bernal/Evenepoel
10​
Bonimenier
311​
Ewan/Bernal/Evenepoel
11​
BicycleBoy
308​
12​
Kazistuta
302​
13​
Nathanptz
298​
14​
ChrisDK
286​
14​
Del1962
286​
16​
Scrooll07
243​
17​
Vladimir
229​
18​
BluesInTheBottle
219​
19​
Yellow_Knight
214​
20​
BikeRacer33
207​
21​
Madrazo
203​
22​
Salvarani
195​
23​
Bminchow
194​
23​
SafeBet
194​
25​
AmisVelo
187​
25​
Koronin
187​
27​
Leadbelly
186​
28​
Fivezzz
182​
29​
ArchieBoy
177​
30​
Mellow_Velo
175​
31​
LosBrolin
165​
32​
Rote_Laterne
163​
33​
Googolplex
159​
34​
Armchair_Cyclist
157​
35​
Laarsland
143​
36​
Triley36
133​
37​
DevilsElbow
86​
38​
Shalgo
60​
39​
Search
52​
40​
RedheadDane
23​
Collective_Wisdom
170​

Pink Points

I was going to do those over 100 points, but thought I may as well include the very popular Buchmann.

PtsTeamsPrice
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley
686​
27​
711​
EVENEPOEL Remco
411​
30​
474​
VLASOV Aleksandr
341​
6​
1085​
CICCONE Giulio
325​
4​
306​
VALTER Attila
301​
0​
265​
CARTHY Hugh
217​
15​
756​
SAGAN Peter
205​
8​
864​
CARUSO Damiano
204​
0​
507​
MARTIN Daniel
200​
8​
547​
YATES Simon
150​
39​
557​
CIMOLAI Davide
148​
2​
64​
EWAN Caleb
141​
11​
638​
GANNA Filippo
139​
0​
797​
FORMOLO Davide
135​
12​
164​
MÄDER Gino
127​
0​
271​
MARTINEZ POVEDA Daniel Felipe
127​
2​
494​
MERLIER Tim
125​
3​
633​
GAVIRIA RENDON Fernando
119​
4​
241​
SOLER GIMENEZ Marc
118​
6​
553​
VERVAEKE Louis
111​
0​
58​
BARDET Romain
109​
6​
375​
NIZZOLO Giacomo
102​
0​
780​
FOSS Tobias Svendsen
99​
1​
155​
VIVIANI Elia
92​
4​
278​
DE MARCHI Alessandro
91​
0​
252​
BUCHMANN Emanuel
90​
31​
157​

Other than the already mentioned Cimolai, Vervaeke and Valter, should they be able to hang on to something like their current positions, appear to be the bargains we all overlooked.

Bernal, Evenepoel, Yates aare in all of the top 10 teams, so is Buchmann unless there is an asterisk . The other main (90pt+) contributors to the top teams are:

1​
Kazistuta
2063​
Ciccone/Martin/Bardet/Viviani
2​
Berflamand
1951​
CicconeFormolo//Merlier/Gaviria *
3​
Comodoro
1882​
Ciccone/Sagan
4​
Otoxiep87
1878​
Carthy/Ewan/Formolo/Foss*
5​
SafeBet
1852​
Vlasov/Formolo
6​
Bminchow
1852​
Vlasov/Formolo
7​
Tobydawq
1806​
Sagan/Martin
8​
Nyssinator
1805​
Carthy/Ewan
9​
Mellow_Velo
1803​
Carthy/Formolo/Bardet *
9​
Scrooll07
1803​
Carthy/Soler
11​
Lecko
1797​
12​
Fivezzz
1769​
13​
Bonimenier
1749​
14​
Northerner
1706​
15​
Del1962
1669​
16​
Madrazo
1636​
17​
Nathanptz
1606​
18​
LosBrolin
1580​
19​
Armchair_Cyclist
1559​
20​
Leadbelly
1537​
21​
Rufs
1507​
22​
ChrisDK
1474​
23​
Vladimir
1436​
24​
Rote_Laterne
1390​
25​
AmisVelo
1374​
26​
ZakaFan
1365​
27​
Googolplex
1336​
28​
DevilsElbow
1263​
29​
BicycleBoy
1235​
30​
BikeRacer33
1166​
31​
Triley36
1160​
32​
Salvarani
1149​
33​
ArchieBoy
1138​
34​
Laarsland
1073​
35​
Yellow_Knight
1064​
36​
Search
1017​
37​
Koronin
935​
38​
Shalgo
907​
39​
BluesInTheBottle
847​
40​
RedheadDane
374​
Collective_Wisdom
1728​

Kazistuta has no-one on the team scoring less than Buchmann: a team with no disappointments is very rare in these games.

You have to go down as far as 19th to find a team that does not have both Bernal and Evenepoel.

The top three all have Ciccone: the only other team to include him is Laarsland's, but that was selected to a 3000 point budget due to not readingthe rules carefully, and has neither of the top two riders.

Rubio, with 28 points for 38th on GC, keeps SafeBet ahead of Bminchow (Dekker, one of 85 riders on the minimum 15 points for those still riding) for 5th; Having Formolo rather than Soler as 5th highest scorer is all that keeps Mellow Velo ahead of Scrooll07 (well, that and alphabetical order).

And despite 4 defeats out of the 4 times I have logged inter-forum averages, CN have taken the lead here (CN 1465: VR 1450)

Any other numbers you may want to scrutinise while waiting for tomorrow's stage to get as ruthless as we are all hoping are on Google Drive.
 
Reactions: SafeBet
Stage 11 Strade bianche are bad news for the maglia bianca

Purple points
Three teams each get 25 points for Vanhoucke getting third:
Archie Boy moves up 7 places to 22nd;
ChrisDK rises 3 to 11th;
Bonimenier gets a 4 spot jump to 6th.

That's it.

Pink points
Rather more change here.

The first 2 lines here would suggest that 3/4 of the teams get a 215 point boost to their scores: what follows rather undermines that cheer for most of them.

Gain/lossTeams
BUCHMANN Emanuel
125​
31​
YATES Simon
90​
39​
FOSS Tobias Svendsen
76​
1​
VLASOV Aleksandr
60​
6​
CARTHY Hugh
50​
15​
VANHOUCKE Harm
25​
3​
ALMEIDA Joao Pedro Gonçalves
20​
4​
MOSCON Gianni
20​
4​
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley
18​
27​
MARTINEZ POVEDA Daniel Felipe
15​
2​
MASNADA Fausto
-10​
4​
MERLIER Tim
-30​
3​
FORMOLO Davide
-65​
12​
MARTIN Daniel
-91​
8​
CICCONE Giulio
-100​
4​
EVENEPOEL Remco
-185​
30​

So a big range between the losers and winners on a stage like this, to the extent that most of what follows might just be fine tuning:

1​
Rote_Laterne
299​
2​
Googolplex
293​
3​
BluesInTheBottle
277​
4​
Vladimir
184​
5​
Triley36
168​
6​
RedheadDane
157​
7​
DevilsElbow
140​
8​
Bonimenier
123​
9​
Nyssinator
118​
10​
Armchair_Cyclist
117​
11​
Scrooll07
111​
12​
ArchieBoy
105​
13​
LosBrolin
94​
14​
BikeRacer33
88​
14​
Leadbelly
88​
14​
Search
88​
17​
Shalgo
80​
18​
Salvarani
73​
19​
Northerner
56​
20​
Nathanptz
48​
21​
Bminchow
43​
21​
SafeBet
43​
23​
Rufs
37​
24​
AmisVelo
30​
25​
ZakaFan
13​
26​
Fivezzz
7​
27​
Laarsland
-10​
28​
Otoxiep87
-16​
29​
Del1962
-27​
30​
Lecko
-43​
30​
Madrazo
-43​
30​
Tobydawq
-43​
33​
Yellow_Knight
-45​
34​
Comodoro
-52​
35​
ChrisDK
-62​
36​
Koronin
-82​
37​
BicycleBoy
-91​
38​
Mellow_Velo
-94​
39​
Kazistuta
-130​
40​
Berflamand
-272​
Collective_Wisdom
33​

Standings

Despite having the second worst score of the day, and the triple whammy of Evenepoel, Ciccone and Martin, Kazistuta hangs on to a (greatly reduced) lead. But Evenepoel and Ciccone are no longer the best pairing to have alongside Bernal, and the Ciccone party on the podium is well and truly broken up. Carthy is a member of all teams ranked 2 to 7.


Pointsup/down
1​
Kazistuta
1933​
0​
2​
Nyssinator
1923​
6​
3​
Scrooll07
1914​
6​
4​
SafeBet
1895​
1​
5​
Bminchow
1895​
1​
6​
Bonimenier
1872​
7​
7​
Otoxiep87
1862​
-3​
8​
Comodoro
1830​
-5​
9​
Fivezzz
1776​
3​
10​
Tobydawq
1763​
-3​
11​
Northerner
1762​
3​
12​
Lecko
1754​
-1​
13​
Mellow_Velo
1709​
-4​
14​
Rote_Laterne
1689​
10​
15​
Berflamand
1679​
-13​
16​
Armchair_Cyclist
1676​
3​
17​
LosBrolin
1674​
1​
18​
Nathanptz
1654​
-1​
19​
Del1962
1642​
-4​
20​
Googolplex
1629​
7​
21​
Leadbelly
1625​
-1​
22​
Vladimir
1620​
1​
23​
Madrazo
1593​
-7​
24​
Rufs
1544​
-3​
25​
ChrisDK
1412​
-3​
26​
AmisVelo
1404​
-1​
27​
DevilsElbow
1403​
1​
28​
ZakaFan
1378​
-2​
29​
Triley36
1328​
2​
30​
BikeRacer33
1254​
0​
31​
ArchieBoy
1243​
2​
32​
Salvarani
1222​
0​
33​
BicycleBoy
1144​
-4​
34​
BluesInTheBottle
1124​
5​
35​
Search
1105​
1​
36​
Laarsland
1063​
-2​
37​
Yellow_Knight
1019​
-2​
38​
Shalgo
987​
0​
39​
Koronin
853​
-2​
40​
RedheadDane
531​
0​
Collective_Wisdom
1761​

Cycling News's lead in the inter-forum battle didn't last long: VeloRooms are back in front, but it is close (1509-1504)

Will some of the riders/teams that lost ground today be able to make amends? Will they start to do so tomorrow? Don't ask me, my predictions are useless.
 
Stage 12 Recovery from yesterday

Purple points
After a rather odd relegation, it is 25 rather than 15 points from George Bennett for Blues in the Bottle (up 2 places to 16th) and Redhead Dane (no change: still last).

Pink points

Very little happening, and that is more due to DNFs than finishing time.


BENNETT George
33​
2​
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley
18​
27​
BARDET Romain
8​
6​
MASNADA Fausto
-46​
4​
SOLER GIMENEZ Marc
-120​
6​

1​
LosBrolin
38​
2​
Kazistuta
31​
3​
Leadbelly
30​
4​
Northerner
27​
4​
Rufs
27​
6​
Rote_Laterne
25​
7​
Nyssinator
24​
8​
Berflamand
23​
8​
Bminchow
23​
8​
Fivezzz
23​
8​
Lecko
23​
8​
SafeBet
23​
13​
Otoxiep87
22​
13​
Tobydawq
22​
15​
ZakaFan
21​
16​
Comodoro
19​
17​
Bonimenier
18​
17​
Googolplex
18​
17​
Nathanptz
18​
20​
Madrazo
16​
21​
Triley36
15​
22​
Salvarani
14​
23​
Search
9​
24​
Laarsland
5​
25​
AmisVelo
4​
25​
BicycleBoy
4​
27​
ArchieBoy
1​
27​
DevilsElbow
1​
29​
Shalgo
0​
30​
Yellow_Knight
-4​
31​
Mellow_Velo
-16​
32​
Armchair_Cyclist
-20​
33​
Del1962
-23​
34​
ChrisDK
-27​
35​
RedheadDane
-81​
36​
BluesInTheBottle
-87​
37​
Vladimir
-90​
38​
Scrooll07
-102​
39​
Koronin
-119​
40​
BikeRacer33
-120​
Collective_Wisdom
22​

Standings
I'm surprised there is this much change to be honest.
1​
Kazistuta
1964​
0​
2​
Nyssinator
1947​
0​
3​
SafeBet
1918​
1​
4​
Bminchow
1918​
1​
5​
Bonimenier
1890​
1​
6​
Otoxiep87
1884​
1​
7​
Comodoro
1849​
1​
8​
Scrooll07
1812​
-5​
9​
Fivezzz
1799​
0​
10​
Northerner
1789​
1​
11​
Tobydawq
1785​
-1​
12​
Lecko
1777​
0​
13​
Rote_Laterne
1714​
1​
14​
LosBrolin
1712​
3​
15​
Berflamand
1702​
0​
16​
Mellow_Velo
1693​
-3​
17​
Nathanptz
1672​
1​
18​
Armchair_Cyclist
1656​
-2​
19​
Leadbelly
1655​
2​
20​
Googolplex
1647​
0​
21​
Del1962
1619​
-2​
22​
Madrazo
1609​
1​
23​
Rufs
1571​
1​
24​
Vladimir
1530​
-2​
25​
AmisVelo
1408​
1​
26​
DevilsElbow
1404​
1​
27​
ZakaFan
1399​
1​
28​
ChrisDK
1385​
-3​
29​
Triley36
1343​
0​
30​
ArchieBoy
1244​
1​
31​
Salvarani
1236​
1​
32​
BicycleBoy
1148​
1​
33​
BikeRacer33
1134​
-3​
34​
Search
1114​
1​
35​
Laarsland
1068​
1​
36​
BluesInTheBottle
1037​
-2​
37​
Yellow_Knight
1015​
0​
38​
Shalgo
987​
0​
39​
Koronin
734​
0​
40​
RedheadDane
450​
0​
Collective_Wisdom
1783​

Sprinters tomorrow? There should be something on the purple points at least.
And CN take the lead again: 1504-1495.
 
Sep 22, 2020
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Thanks to Armchair cyclist for organizing this. It has quite complicated scoring,but our job as managers was done on the start day and now wecan just cheer and it not time consuming. Only other cycling fantasy I played till now had totaly different format. I wont say it was better,but managers had to be active every day: you chose 10 cyclists on first day, after every stage 2 could be replaced. So a lot of gambling on less popular riders winning breakaway, because only stage rankings were scored.
 
Stage 13 The formulaic sprint stage, with an "at last" result.

NIZZOLO Giacomo700
AFFINI Edoardo400
SAGAN Peter258
CIMOLAI Davide152
GAVIRIA RENDON Fernando104
OLDANI Stefano70
PASQUALON Andrea51
KANTER Max30
VIVIANI Elia24
GROENEWEGEN Dylan123

Purple points
Wednesday had nothing for this classification, but chaos in the pink game; yesterday was essentially neutral for both, and what happens today will be all about whatever changes in the stage points.

1=AmisVelo/BicycleBoy/Nathanptz/Rufs/Tobydawq/ZakaFan26
7=ArchieBoy/Comodoro25
9Koronin17
10Salvarani16
11Vladimir15
12=Berflamand/Lecko/Northerner10
15Scrooll073
16Kazistuta/Laarsland2
18Groenewegen teams1

Standings
1Rufs4560
2Lecko3950
3ZakaFan3840
4Northerner3650
5Berflamand3640
6Tobydawq3592
7Comodoro3402
8Bonimenier337-2
8Otoxiep87337-2
10BicycleBoy3342
11Nathanptz3243
12Nyssinator313-2
13ChrisDK311-2
14Kazistuta304-1
15Del19622860

Pink points

Very few points, but for quite a lot of teams. One of those days when I may as well show every rider on a team who had a points change.

SAGAN Peter258
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley1827
CIMOLAI Davide152
PASQUALON Andrea51
GROENEWEGEN Dylan223
VIVIANI Elia-34
GAVAZZI Francesco-50
GAVIRIA RENDON Fernando-154

1Nathanptz45
1Rufs45
1Tobydawq45
1ZakaFan45
5Comodoro43
6Vladimir33
7AmisVelo27
7BicycleBoy27
9ArchieBoy25
10Bminchow20
10Bonimenier20
10Googolplex20
10Leadbelly20
10Madrazo20
10Mellow_Velo20
10Nyssinator20
10Otoxiep8720
10Rote_Laterne20
10SafeBet20
10Triley3620
21Armchair_Cyclist18
21ChrisDK18
21Del196218
21Fivezzz18
21LosBrolin18
26Salvarani17
26Scrooll0717
28Kazistuta15
29Berflamand3
29Lecko3
29Northerner3
32BikeRacer332
32DevilsElbow2
32Shalgo2
32Yellow_Knight2
36BluesInTheBottle0
36RedheadDane0
36Search0
39Laarsland-3
40Koronin-13

Standings

1Kazistuta19790
2Nyssinator19670
3SafeBet19380
4Bminchow19380
5Bonimenier19100
6Otoxiep8719040
7Comodoro18920
8Tobydawq18303
9Scrooll071829-1
10Fivezzz1817-1
11Northerner1792-1
12Lecko17800
13Rote_Laterne17340
14LosBrolin17300
15Nathanptz17172
16Mellow_Velo17130
17Berflamand1705-2
18Leadbelly16751
19Armchair_Cyclist1674-1
20Googolplex16670
21Del196216370
22Madrazo16290
23Rufs16160
24Vladimir15630
25ZakaFan14442
26AmisVelo1435-1
27DevilsElbow1406-1
28ChrisDK14030
29Triley3613630
30ArchieBoy12690
31Salvarani12530
32BicycleBoy11750
33BikeRacer3311360
34Search11140
35Laarsland10650
36BluesInTheBottle10370
37Yellow_Knight10170
38Shalgo9890
39Koronin7210
40RedheadDane4500
Collective_Wisdom1803

Someone will drop away in the rankings tomorrow, with others rising to claim his CQ points. But who?
 
Stage 14 Zoncolan

Enough of the break was caught that stage points are not a rarity. But in terms of competitive advantage, they mean almost nothing.

FORTUNATO Lorenzo700
TRATNIK Jan400
COVI Alessandro250
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley1527
MOLLEMA Bauke100
YATES Simon739
BENNETT George52
OLIVEIRA Nelson Filipe Santos Simoes30
MARTINEZ POVEDA Daniel Felipe22
CARUSO Damiano10

Purple Points

27 teams have Bernal and Yates, and share top score of the day on 22, Blues in the Bottle has 12 for Yates and Bennett, Amis Velo and Salvarani get 9 for Yates + Martinez, and behind the remaining Yates teams, RHD has 5 from Bennett.

Scores largely cancelled each other out, but Madrazo moves up 4 places to 20th; SafeBet and Bminchow up 2 in inevitable tandem to share 24th (but more on their entanglement below), and Triley and Nathanptz move 1 place each, to 35th and 10th respectively.

Pink points

The most popular pick proves himself worth the 'not to be missed' status that we all gave him, but that only really makes a difference in so far as it depresses the scores of Vlasov and Carthy.

YATES Simon14239
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley3327
MARTIN Daniel268
BENNETT George212
CICCONE Giulio204
MARTINEZ POVEDA Daniel Felipe172
BARDET Romain156
ALMEIDA Joao Pedro Gonçalves124
FORMOLO Davide1012
DEKKER David-153
GROENEWEGEN Dylan-1623
CARTHY Hugh-2515
EVENEPOEL Remco-2730
TAARAMÄE Rein-272
FOSS Tobias Svendsen-301
MOSCON Gianni-404
HINDLEY Jai-543
VLASOV Aleksandr-1116

Standings
And so the lead is considerably extended.

1Kazistuta21880
2Comodoro20455
3Nyssinator2034-1
4Bonimenier20171
5Otoxiep8719911
6Tobydawq19882
7SafeBet1969-4
8Bminchow1969-4
9Fivezzz19661
10Northerner19551
11Lecko19541
12Scrooll071936-3
13Berflamand18834
14Armchair_Cyclist18605
15Nathanptz18490
16Mellow_Velo18450
17LosBrolin1808-3
18Del196217953
19Leadbelly1779-1
20Vladimir17634
21Rufs17612
22Rote_Laterne1755-9
23Madrazo1733-1
24Googolplex1715-4
25ZakaFan16130
26ChrisDK15512
27AmisVelo1536-1
28Triley3614781
29Salvarani13962
30DevilsElbow1369-3
31ArchieBoy1359-1
32BicycleBoy13000
33Search12191
34BikeRacer331210-1
35BluesInTheBottle11751
36Laarsland1111-1
37Shalgo10631
38Yellow_Knight1033-1
39Koronin8370
40RedheadDane4830
Collective_Wisdom1920



In theory, I guess even Redhead Dane could still win, although that might require Siegle and Puccio managing a 25 minute breakaway win in every remaining stage, one team now cannot possibly win. The DNS by David Dekker means that no matter how well his riders do, Bminchow is bound to finish tied on points with, but behind, SafeBet.

Low points expectation for tomorrow.
 
Stage 15 Chaos on the causeway and criss-crossing the border.

Can I do the Purple points before the main group finish?

10 points for Rufs and Redhead Dane from Hermans. The top and bottom teams score, Rufs cannot move higher, RHD moves up to second last.

(many hours later)


Pink points
If not for the unfortunate DNFs (and the tactical DNS), there would be almost nothing to report at all. But no matter how regretable a rider's withdrawal from the race, other riders (and their teams) will gain points with the concomitant rise in the standings.

CICCONE Giulio254
EVENEPOEL Remco2530
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley1827
BARDET Romain156
CIMOLAI Davide152
FOSS Tobias Svendsen151
HERMANS Quinten152
MARTINEZ POVEDA Daniel Felipe152
FORMOLO Davide1212
BENNETT George102
GAVIRIA RENDON Fernando104
BERHANE Natnael Teweldemedhin-151
BUCHMANN Emanuel-21531

Buchmann's bargain price and potential to finish in a high position made him a very popular pick that looked like it was going to pay dividends, until the lottery that is a peloton crash intervened. But some teams benefit from it. No prizes for identifying the nine teams without him in this list:

1Berflamand90
2Mellow_Velo70
2Otoxiep8770
4Rufs45
5ChrisDK43
6Laarsland42
7Koronin40
8ZakaFan30
9Yellow_Knight25
10Kazistuta-119
11Salvarani-137
12Comodoro-147
12Northerner-147
14LosBrolin-152
15Lecko-154
16Vladimir-155
17Bminchow-160
17Del1962-160
17Leadbelly-160
17SafeBet-160
21AmisVelo-163
22Fivezzz-164
22Madrazo-164
22Tobydawq-164
25Scrooll07-167
26Nyssinator-168
27Bonimenier-172
27Nathanptz-172
29Search-175
30Armchair_Cyclist-177
31BicycleBoy-182
31RedheadDane-182
33Triley36-185
34Rote_Laterne-189
35ArchieBoy-190
35BikeRacer33-190
35DevilsElbow-190
35Shalgo-190
39BluesInTheBottle-205
40Googolplex-212
Collective_Wisdom-160

Standings

Of the 31 teams that suffered today, it was the leader, Kazistuta, who mitigated the loss best: the highest placed rider who didn't incur that loss today is Otoxiep87, who moves up to 2nd and only 8 points behind. Even bigger jumps bring Berflamand and Mellow Velo ahead of most of the morning's top ten.

1Kazistuta20690
2Otoxiep8720613
3Berflamand197310
4Mellow_Velo191512
5Comodoro1898-3
6Nyssinator1866-3
7Bonimenier1845-3
8Tobydawq1824-2
9SafeBet1809-2
10Bminchow1809-2
11Northerner1808-1
12Rufs18069
13Fivezzz1802-4
14Lecko1800-3
15Scrooll071769-3
16Armchair_Cyclist1683-2
17Nathanptz1677-2
18LosBrolin1656-1
19ZakaFan16436
20Del19621635-2
21Leadbelly1619-2
22Vladimir1608-2
23ChrisDK15943
24Madrazo1569-1
25Rote_Laterne1566-3
26Googolplex1503-2
27AmisVelo13730
28Triley3612930
29Salvarani12590
30DevilsElbow11790
31ArchieBoy11690
32Laarsland11534
33BicycleBoy1118-1
34Yellow_Knight10584
35Search1044-2
36BikeRacer331020-2
37BluesInTheBottle970-2
38Koronin8771
39Shalgo873-2
40RedheadDane3010
Collective_Wisdom1760


There are now no teams who still have their full complement of 8 riders in the race, and three who, like Lotto Soudal, are down to a contingent of three (Triley36, BikeRacer33 and Shalgo).

Buchmann appears to have been a less popular selection at VeloRooms than CyclingNews, as the pendulum swings again in that battle VR 1525: CN 1501

Tomorrow should see some shake up in the GC: let's hope that this time it is determined by legs rather than tarmac.
 
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Stage 16 The queen stage dethroned (but I bet it would have been good if we could have seen it)

BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley7027
BARDET Romain406
CARUSO Damiano250
CICCONE Giulio154
CARTHY Hugh1015
ALMEIDA Joao Pedro Gonçalves74
VLASOV Aleksandr56
IZAGIRRE INSAUSTI Gorka30
FORMOLO Davide212
FOSS Tobias Svendsen11

Purple points
Kazistuta appears at the top of yet another table with first, second and fourth:
1Kazistuta125Bernal/Bardet/Ciccone
2Mellow_Velo122Bernal/Bardet/Ciccone
3Vladimir112Bernal/Bardet/Formolo
4Northerner110Bernal/Bardet/Carthy/Formolo
5Berflamand87Bernal/Ciccone/Formolo
6Comodoro85Bernal/Ciccone
7Otoxiep8783Bernal/Carthy/Formolo/Foss
8Armchair_Cyclist82Bernal/Carthy/Formolo
9=Bonimenier/Fivezzz/Nyssinator/Scrooll0780Bernal/Carthy

Standings
1Rufs5580
2Northerner4972
3Lecko487-1
4ZakaFan478-1
5Berflamand4730
6Kazistuta4518
6Tobydawq4510
8Comodoro447-1
9Otoxiep87442-1
10Bonimenier439-2

Pink points

As I hoped yesterday, these are at least 'proper' racing changes, not accident and incident.
The losses of two popular picks will outweigh the benefits of those who
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley9827
CARTHY Hugh8515
BARDET Romain826
ALMEIDA Joao Pedro Gonçalves384
FORMOLO Davide2612
CICCONE Giulio174
FOSS Tobias Svendsen161
BENNETT George122
TAARAMÄE Rein-262
EVENEPOEL Remco-12030
YATES Simon-13539

A damaging day if you have Evenepoel and Yates, as so many do (and apparently another 70 likely to be lost on Wednesday for the Evenepoel teams). But not too bad if you have Bernal but not Evenepoel (or neither Yates nor Evenepoel because your team was chosen by random).
1Armchair_Cyclist75
2Vladimir71
3RedheadDane52
4Mellow_Velo36
5Triley36-11
5ZakaFan-11
7Otoxiep87-30
8Googolplex-32
9BluesInTheBottle-38
10Rufs-42
11Kazistuta-57
12Rote_Laterne-58
13Fivezzz-71
14Bonimenier-72
14Scrooll07-72
16Northerner-75
17Nyssinator-80
18Laarsland-87
19Search-88
20Berflamand-114
21Bminchow-126
21SafeBet-126
23Leadbelly-127
24Del1962-131
25Salvarani-135
26Comodoro-140
27AmisVelo-144
28LosBrolin-153
29Lecko-156
29Madrazo-156
29Tobydawq-156
32ChrisDK-157
32Nathanptz-157
34DevilsElbow-165
35ArchieBoy-170
35BikeRacer33-170
35Shalgo-170
38Yellow_Knight-171
39BicycleBoy-254
40Koronin-256
Collective_Wisdom-46

Standings
Otoxiep takes the lead for the fourth time. Will he retain it for any longer than previously?
1Otoxiep8720311
2Kazistuta2012-1
3Mellow_Velo19511
4Berflamand1859-1
5Nyssinator17861
6Bonimenier17731
7Rufs17645
8Armchair_Cyclist17588
8Comodoro1758-3
10Northerner17331
11Fivezzz17312
12Scrooll0716973
13SafeBet1683-4
14Bminchow1683-4
15Vladimir16797
16Tobydawq1668-8
17Lecko1644-3
18ZakaFan16321
19Nathanptz1520-2
20Rote_Laterne15085
21Del19621504-1
22LosBrolin1503-4
23Leadbelly1492-2
24Googolplex14712
25ChrisDK1437-2
26Madrazo1413-2
27Triley3612821
28AmisVelo1229-1
29Salvarani11240
30Laarsland10662
31DevilsElbow1014-1
32ArchieBoy999-1
33Search9562
34BluesInTheBottle9323
35Yellow_Knight887-1
36BicycleBoy864-3
37BikeRacer33850-1
38Shalgo7031
39Koronin621-1
40RedheadDane3530
Collective_Wisdom1714

I should have some time to do some rest day data tomorrow.
 
Stage 17 Perhaps it is not a foregone conclusion after all

Sorry I didn't get to do any rider-based number crunching yesterday, and it has become too late in the evening to do it today either.

MARTIN Daniel708
ALMEIDA Joao Pedro Gonçalves404
YATES Simon2539
ULISSI Diego150
CARUSO Damiano100
MARTINEZ POVEDA Daniel Felipe72
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley527
PEDRERO LOPEZ Antonio30
BILBAO LOPEZ DE ARMENTIA Pello20
BENNETT George12

Purple points

1=Armchair_Cyclist/Fivezzz/Kazistuta/Lecko/Madrazo/Rufs/Tobydawq100
8BicycleBoy95
9Salvarani72
10=Leadbelly/LosBrolin70
12RedheadDane41
13AmisVelo32
14=Yates and Bernal teams30

Standings
1Rufs6580
2Lecko5871
3Kazistuta5513
3Tobydawq5513
5Northerner527-3
6ZakaFan508-2
7Berflamand503-2
8Comodoro4770
9Otoxiep874720
10Bonimenier4690


Pink points

Yates' GC yoyoing means we all keep getting big fluctuations, but not necessarily any change in how we are doing. Bernal doesn't lose anything - quite the opposite. But for 13 teams, it hints at the possibility that he might.
MARTIN Daniel1028
YATES Simon10039
ALMEIDA Joao Pedro Gonçalves724
MARTINEZ POVEDA Daniel Felipe322
BARDET Romain236
BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley2027
BENNETT George172
EVENEPOEL Remco-2030
FORMOLO Davide-3012
CARTHY Hugh-7515
CICCONE Giulio-844
Evenepoel's score here is as of the end of stage 17, at which stage he is still in the race. But his managers should be ready for a 50 point hit tomorrow.

1Rufs233
2Salvarani207
3Lecko202
3Madrazo202
3Tobydawq202
6BicycleBoy182
6Leadbelly182
8LosBrolin176
9Kazistuta141
10Fivezzz127
11Northerner123
12Googolplex120
13Armchair_Cyclist117
14Rote_Laterne114
15Vladimir113
16ChrisDK100
16Nathanptz100
18RedheadDane90
18Triley3690
18ZakaFan90
21Koronin83
22Bminchow70
22Del196270
22SafeBet70
25BluesInTheBottle42
26Nyssinator35
27Search28
28Bonimenier25
28Scrooll0725
30Mellow_Velo18
31Comodoro16
32AmisVelo7
33ArchieBoy5
33BikeRacer335
33DevilsElbow5
33Shalgo5
33Yellow_Knight5
38Otoxiep87-5
39Berflamand-14
39Laarsland-14
Collective_Wisdom-5

Standings
Otoxiep treats leadership of the game as a hot potato yet again.
1Kazistuta21531
2Otoxiep872026-1
3Rufs19974
4Mellow_Velo1969-1
5Armchair_Cyclist18753
6Tobydawq187010
7Fivezzz18584
8Northerner18562
9Lecko18468
10Berflamand1845-6
11Nyssinator1821-6
12Bonimenier1798-6
13Vladimir17922
14Comodoro1774-6
15SafeBet1753-2
16Bminchow1753-2
17Scrooll071722-5
17ZakaFan17221
19LosBrolin16793
20Leadbelly16743
21Rote_Laterne1622-1
22Nathanptz1620-3
23Madrazo16153
24Googolplex15910
25Del19621574-4
26ChrisDK1537-1
27Triley3613720
28Salvarani13311
29AmisVelo1236-1
30Laarsland10520
31BicycleBoy10465
32DevilsElbow1019-1
33ArchieBoy1004-1
34Search984-1
35BluesInTheBottle974-1
36Yellow_Knight892-1
37BikeRacer338550
38Shalgo7080
39Koronin7040
40RedheadDane4430
Collective_Wisdom1709

Unless a pick rather more popular than any of the (remaining) sprinters in the game wins tomorrow, or there is some entirely unpredictable shift, we already know the main headline for the game tomorrow.

But if you thought there was nothing left to play for: CN 1491, VR 1486

In case you have lost the link to the spreadsheet.
 

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