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Re: Binckbank Tour
« Reply #30 on: August 14, 2017, 09:54 »
Oh come on AG, they've made peace now.  ;)
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    Re: Binckbank Tour
    « Reply #31 on: August 14, 2017, 10:01 »
    For some strange reason, the ITT and RR Worlds don't give WT points.

    Not that strange: the WT is a series of races for WT teams, the WC does not have WT teams. 
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    Re: Binckbank Tour
    « Reply #32 on: August 14, 2017, 10:59 »
    he has had a super year, and deserves to be #1 in the world.
    And he's also no. 1 in the (more logical) World Ranking (which also includes non-WT results, and, most importantly, the Worlds). :cool
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    Re: Binckbank Tour
    « Reply #33 on: August 16, 2017, 03:57 »
    Just read that Dumoulin won the GC for the BinckBank / Eneco / Tour of Benelux. BTW - anchoring memories with the "Benelux" label has been helpful. "Eneco", of course, gives me a little bit of "place", but "Benelux" gives me proper sense of what and where.

    I'm a bit surprised the Dumoulin won the overall. And Sagan didn't. I've been cheering Dumoulin as we move forward, but this win awakens my cupidity - and I have to think this is a good omen for Dumoulin's chances in future GT's.

    You know, it's funny/ironic isn't it? How some riders get the GT label, and never produce - and then another rider produces and never gets the label!
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