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please re-post your predictions pre-Tour

Jun 16, 2009
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I did pretty good on the first 5 and then faded a little.

1.Contador…Spain
2.Menchov….Russia
3.A. Shleck….Luxembourg
4.Kreuziger…..Check
5.VDB………..Belgium
6.Kloden………..Germany
7.Basso…………Italy
8.Evans…………Australia
9.Gesink…………Holland
10.F. Shleck………Luxemborg
 
Lets see:

1. Alberto Contador
2. Andy Schleck
3. Denis Menchov
4. Alejandro Valverde
5. Samuel Sanchez
6. Lance Armstrong
7. Frank Schleck
8. Bradley Wiggins
9. Carlos Sastre
10. Vincenzo Nibali


Did this before the Giro even. :eek:

I would've nailed the Top-4 had I edited it though.
 
Jul 14, 2009
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1. Contador
2. Basso
3. Menchov
4. Gesink
5. A Schleck
6. S Sanchez
7. Rodriguez
8. Uran
9. Kreuziger
10. VDB

Overestimated the ability of Uran and Basso to recover from the Giro.
 
Jul 18, 2010
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Wasn't on this forum but I had A Schleck going all out for the yellow (I was told he was in bad form), Harmstrong nowhere at all (I was told he did brilliant in the prologue) and F Schleck 3 or 4. Obviously that one didn't work out.
I ewouldn't have got the green or the pois.
 
Uran didn't even start.

I didn't dare to post my prediction because I knew I would be woefully wrong. I said in the prediction thread that you're bound to get half of it wrong.
But I wrote it down on a list, and I must say, indeed, I was way off.

My top 10 was

1. Contador
2. A. Schleck
3. Basso (start laughing now)
4. Gesink
5. F. Schleck
6. Menchov
7. S. Sanchez
8. Kreuziger
9. Armstrong
10. Vinokourov

Decent, but way off in order... and ofcourse massively overrated Gesink :D
 
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Dekker_Tifosi said:
Uran didn't even start.

I didn't dare to post my prediction because I knew I would be woefully wrong. I said in the prediction thread that you're bound to get half of it wrong.
But I wrote it down on a list, and I must say, indeed, I was way off.

My top 10 was

1. Contador
2. A. Schleck
3. Basso (start laughing now)
4. Gesink
5. F. Schleck
6. Menchov
7. S. Sanchez
8. Kreuziger
9. Armstrong
10. Vinokourov

Decent, but way off in order... and ofcourse massively overrated Gesink :D

not really, Gesink finished 6, you were close on that one.
 
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1. Contador
2. A. Schleck
3. Menchov
4. S. Sanchez
5. Kreuziger
6. Klöden
7. F. Schleck
8. Wiggins
9. Rogers
10. LL. Sanchez
11. Vandevelde
12. Gesink
13. Armstrong
14. Leipheimer
15. Van den Broeck
Taaramae to top 20

My apologies to Gesink and especially VDB.
Hesjedal? WTF?
 
1. Contador
2. A. Schleck
3. F. Schleck
4. Gesink
5. Menchov
6. Sanchez
7. Vande Velde
8. Kreuziger
9. Roche
10. Van den Broeck

I don't posted it there, but that was my top 10 prediction before TdF on the other forum.
I overrated Gesink and Roche as well, but 7 correct riders from top 10 isn't that bad :)
 
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I thought Basso might be 3rd. (I understimated Giro) I thought Lance was a TOP10 lock. And I really believed Fränk Schleck was on form to even come close to TOP3...

Otherwise no major surpises for me.