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Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
« Reply #60 on: January 04, 2018, 19:03 »
I was considering to write a breakdown of my team but I can't really be bothered tbh. Most picks are more or less obvious anyway + two or three guys to potentially cheer for in Sibiu. Schulting could even be unique I guess

Of course, there are are other potential good picks as well (Lopez, Terpstra, Haussler, Craddock, Pippo and so on), but well, that's how it is. I really didn't want to pick Intxausti initially and I'm also not too confident about Reichenbach, but those are just too tough to leave out.

Celano will obviously score 1000+ :P
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #61 on: January 04, 2018, 19:12 »
    Of course, there are are other potential good picks as well (Lopez, Terpstra, Haussler, Craddock, Pippo and so on), but well, that's how it is. I really didn't want to pick Intxausti initially and I'm also not too confident about Reichenbach, but those are just too tough to leave out.

    Celano will obviously score 1000+ :P
    Pippo is always a good pick

    I didn't pick either Intxausti or Craddock. I had Craddock twice before and like someone else said, I've lost faith. Maybe he'll improve on his score; maybe he won't. Just not confident at all so I passed. Strongly considered Intxausti until I saw an interview a few weeks ago from which it sounded like he didn't really feel there was an end in sight. Of course he's 0 points so can't go wrong, but he does take up a spot.
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #62 on: January 04, 2018, 19:25 »
    yeah, Craddock will probably improve but with no real reason why he sucked so hard in 2017 I found it difficult to pick him
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #63 on: January 04, 2018, 19:37 »
    I must be the only person who managed to miss Bryan Coquard, yet pick somebody else on 220 points. :fp
    The price of the last minute, post Christmas rush.
    So much so, I thought at one point I'd be sitting it out with Lukas. :(

    I picked mine in a bit of a rush so I'm a bit worried I might have ended up doing something stupid like including a rider who is currently suspended or out long term with an injury.
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #64 on: January 04, 2018, 19:40 »
    Here they are.

    The Algatrensig All Stars

    KÖNIG Leopold
    GUARNIERI Jacopo
    CRADDOCK Lawson
    COSTA Adrien
    ALBANESE Vincenzo
    CAPIOT Amaury
    DECLERCQ Tim
    PHINNEY Taylor
    GUARDINI Andrea
    DE BIE Sean
    KANGERT Tanel
    HAUSSLER Heinrich
    NIZZOLO Giacomo
    NAVARDAUSKAS Ramunas
    MARTINELLI Davide
    WALLAYS Jelle
    PHILIPSEN Jasper
    FERNANDEZ ANDUJAR Ruben
    HENAO GOMEZ Sebastian
    TURGIS Anthony
    STANNARD Ian
    KENNAUGH Peter
    BRAMBILLA Gianluca
    ROSA Diego
    COQUARD Bryan
    CAVENDISH Mark
    PANTANO GOMEZ Jarlinson
    CHAVES RUBIO Jhoan Esteban
    BARGUIL Warren
    THOMAS Geraint
    YATES Adam
    YATES Simon
    KELDERMAN Wilco
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #65 on: January 04, 2018, 19:56 »
    Okay, I spent a few hours on the spreadsheet and the popularity tab should be finished, as well as all the individual pages for teams. Here is the link.

    The spreadsheet isn't finished yet, but it has the basics to look at all the teams and popularity of riders. Note that the "Popularity Table" tab doesn't have a current summary - there is an example table there from a couple of years ago (I use a template every year to collect teams) but fiddled around with the pivot table and couldn't get it to work in the few minutes I had. If someone is interested in doing that work and posting the updated spreadsheet here, feel free, otherwise I'll do it after the weekend.

    Also note that all the links in the first Rankings page go to the current teams, but if you just tab through the team tabs there will be some empty teams - again, this is because I used a template which has tabs for past teams in case they come back (it's handy to have it already there). I'll clean that up before the updates come out, but didn't have time now and just wanna get this info out because I know it's fun to peruse.

    It looks like we have 129 teams this year - I have 128 on my list, so I must have missed one when I was keeping track as they came in. That's great, right on par with last year. We had 28 teams leave this year, which is a pretty good retention rate, although some of the names that left have been with us for a long time. We had 19 new teams, and a handful of returnees who have played before but not last year. There were 32 teams signed up through VeloRooms and 97 through cyclingnews.

    That's it for me today - good luck everyone! It's lovely to see that this game continues to have robust participation and appreciation. Thanks for playing all.
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #66 on: January 04, 2018, 20:10 »
    Schulting could even be unique I guess

    .....or not. :angel
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #67 on: January 04, 2018, 20:36 »
    yeah, yeah, well, Celano is though, even better
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #68 on: January 04, 2018, 21:40 »
    In homage to the Collective Team (kinda).

    The Zero Point Rider(s)

    ADAMIETZ Johannes
    ENGER Sondre Holst
    NIV Guy
    SAMITIER SAMITIER Sergio

    Adamietz is the youthful Deutscher Bergmeister off to join Tirol where he should get a good calendar. Samitier should get plenty of freedom at Murias.

    Who?

    OTRUBA Jakub

    I deliberately went out of my way to get a literal "who?" rider. It wasn't a complete eyes shut pick as I narrowed it down to a handful of teams first (lots of race days for the team in 2017), but despite riding l'Avenir I'd never heard of him before......and we may never hear of him again. Who knows?

    The African(s)

    EYOB Metkel
    KIPKEMBOI Salim

    Eyob is off to Asia and I think it's the right move for him - lots of races and hopefully visas will be less of an issue. Kipkemboi has only just turned 19, but has some nice results.

    The Injured One(s)

    CAPIOT Amaury
    VINGEGAARD RASMUSSEN Jonas

    Vingegaard has been named as the best U23 Danish rider by no less an authority than Fus. Broke his leg in 2017.

    The Random Eastern European(s)

    KUMP Marko
    RAILEANU Cristian

    Kump is Goldilocks. WT is too hot and CT is too cold. Let's hope PCT is just right.

    GC rider(s)

    VALVERDE BELMONTE Alejandro
    PORTE Richie
    HERMANS Ben
    ANTUNES Amaro Manuel Reposo

    My overall position will probably depend on the performance of the first two.

    The Colombian Climber(s)

    LOPEZ MORENO Miguel Angel
    SOSA CUERVO Ivan Ramiro
    MONTOYA MONTOYA Javier Ignacio

    Sosa trumps Rivera imo in the Androni face-off. Cheaper and, ignoring points scored, more impressive performances. As for Montoya, I wanted someone from Trevigiani, but couldn't decide between him and Robinson Lopez. A drugs bust removed the conundrum.

    The CX-er

    RUSSO Clément

    Impressed me at Beauce. Not as quick as Carbel or Welten (probably), but a better all rounder.

    Sprinter

    SBARAGLI Kristian

    Will hopefully stop getting his bikes nicked.

    Young Sprinter(s)

    SOTO MARTINEZ Nelson Andres
    EINHORN Itmar



    2m29 for Soto's long sprint with Avila unable to do anything.

    The Continental Dominator

    SCHULTING Peter

    Two of us think so anyway.

    Young ITT specialist(s)

    SCHACHMANN Maximilian
    PORZNER Manuel

    A bit more than just TT-ers. Schach-attack can climb and Porzner can sprint.

    Young GC rider(s)

    MARTIN Guillaume
    MAS NICOLAU Enric
    DUNBAR Eddie

    The categories are starting to get a bit more stretched as the reason I opted for Martin were his one day performances.

    The Domestique(s)

    HAIG Jack
    BETTIOL Alberto
    MÜLLER Patrick

    I'm obviously hoping this isn't the case for this trio and they get plenty of chances of their own, but they could end up working a lot for Coquard/GVA/Yates/Chaves.

    The Pretty Boy

    SIMON CASULLERAS Jordi

    The Next Big Thing™

    IDJOUADIENE Pierre

    Well he has a big surname.

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    The one area my team is lacking in is cobbles riders, but hey ho, you can only pick what is available. Maybe Bettiol can get some freedom in the smaller Northern Classics to give me some interest there.
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #69 on: January 04, 2018, 22:17 »
    ah, I didn't have a detailed look at who exactly denied me from having more unique picks...  :angry
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #70 on: January 05, 2018, 10:24 »
    I missed Brambilla.  :o
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #71 on: January 05, 2018, 14:23 »
    My picks :



    ARU Fabio
    TEUNS Dylan
    BERNAL GOMEZ Egan Arley
    LOPEZ MORENO Miguel Angel
    CHAVES RUBIO Jhoan Esteban
    HAIG Jack
    GAUDU David
    ANTUNES Amaro Manuel Reposo
    HIRT Jan
    GUERREIRO Ruben Antonio Almeida
    CONTI Valerio
    POWLESS Neilson
    HALVORSEN Kristoffer
    CARTHY Hugh 
    NARVAEZ PRADO Jhonatan Manuel
    RAVASI Edward
    RIABUSHENKO Aliaksandr
    VAN HOECKE Gijs
    SILVA Joaquim Ricardo Soares
    WHITEHOUSE Daniel
    DOMBROWSKI Joseph Lloyd
    BICO Nuno Miguel Alves Matos
    HIRSCHI Marc
    ALMEIDA Joao Pedro Gonçalves
    MAGNUSSON Kim
    PHINNEY Taylor
    HODEG CHAGUI Alvaro Jose
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #72 on: January 05, 2018, 15:12 »
    My attempt at finishing last this year comprises  :D :D :D

    LANDA MEANA Mikel
    COQUARD Bryan
    GAVIRIA RENDON Fernando
    THEUNS Edward
    CALMEJANE Lilian
    GOGL Michael
    ALAPHILIPPE Julian
    COSNEFROY Benoit
    WÜRTZ SCHMIDT Mads
    JOHANSEN Julius
    RASTELLI Luca
    KÄMNA Lennard
    FRAILE MATARRANZ Omar
    CARBEL SVENDGAARD Michael
    DE PLUS Laurens
    JANSE VAN RENSBURG Jacques
    DOWNEY Mark
    SKAARSETH Anders
    ROVNY Ivan
    BAKKER Dennis
    DOMBROWSKI Joseph Lloyd
    STORK Florian
    BONNAFOND Guillaume
    VEREECKEN Thomas
    BALLERINI Davide
    ALBANESE Vincenzo
    CONTI Valerio
    PEETERS Rob

    Only went for 28 riders...try something different! Good Luck everyone
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #73 on: January 05, 2018, 19:39 »
     I made a list without big figures. I have looked for hard workers. Let's see how my first year in this game turns out:

    ARNDT Nikias
    BAUHAUS Phil
    CAVAGNA Rémi
    DIBBEN Jonathan
    DLAMINI Nicholas
    EDMONDSON Alexander
    EIKING Odd Christian
    GARCIA CORTINA Ivan
    GAUDU David
    GIBBONS Ryan
    GROSSSCHARTNER Felix
    GUERREIRO Ruben Almeida
    HAIG Jack
    HAUSSLER Heinrich
    HIRT Jan
    KUDUS Merhawi
    MANZIN Lorrenzo
    MARTINEZ POVEDA Daniel
    MAS NICOLAU Enric
    MCCARTHY Jay
    MINALI Riccardo
    MÜHLBERGER Gregor
    MULLEN Ryan
    NIZZOLO Giacomo
    PLAZA MOLINA Ruben
    RESTREPO Jhonatan
    REYES ORTEGA Aldemar
    SBARAGLI Kristian
    SCOTSON Miles
    SÜTTERLIN Jasha
    TXOPERENA Beñat
    VAN DER POEL Mathieu
    VAN DER SANDE Tosh
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #74 on: January 05, 2018, 20:55 »
    OK you want it, here it is


    LANDA MEANA Mikel  :D FREEEeeeEEE Mikel Landa
    ZAKARIN Ilnur  :luv
    IZAGIRRE INSAUSTI Ion  :ninja
    CALMEJANE Lilian  :confident
    FELLINE Fabio  <3 sigh
    LOPEZ MORENO Miguel Angel  :cool bandages boy, wrap yourself up
    SENECHAL Florian  :D with me forever
    MAS NICOLAU Enric  :cool The Boy
    MARTINEZ POVEDA Daniel Felipe  :cool
    GOUGEARD Alexis :P
    OFFREDO Yoann :P love this guy
    BETANCUR GOMEZ Carlos Alberto 🥞
    TXOPERENA MATXIKOTE Beñat  :hi
    BALLERINI Davide  *it
    BENITO DIEZ Miguel Angel  :D :D :D :D My other Boy
    INSAUSTI IRASTORZA Jon Ander  *es
    TURGIS Jimmy baby boy  *fr
    COUANON Jonathan
    MOSCHETTI Matteo
    CAMACHO BERNAL Julio Alexis
    YUSTRE RODRIGUEZ Kristian Javier
    LEROUX Samuel
    BOZIC Jon
    FLOREZ LOPEZ Miguel Eduardo
    AMADOR CASTANO Juan Jose
    INTXAUSTI ELORRIAGA Beñat  :hi The Prisoner of Sky
    SANZ Enrique old favourite  *es
    SANCHEZ REBOLLIDO Angel Lorenzo
    BARRENETXEA URIARTE Ander
    BOU COMPANY joan
    MCCARTHY Robert-Jon
    ORSINI Umberto

    many unknown entities
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #75 on: January 07, 2018, 19:15 »
    I'm glad I missed no obvious picks, those I did not chose I did for one reason or another. I somewhat regret that I overlooked Haddi Soufiane and Bol Cees, but they are not popular.

    A few words about my team:

    ALAPHILIPPE Julian   1011   59   
    If he stays healthy and uninjured and rides a full season he might double his points. Can also be a contender at the Worlds and I like him.

    MOSCON Gianni   864 21
    Massive talent, with Froome hopefully gone he should get more freedom in stage races and I guess he will lead Sky at the Classics with Van Baarle. Being at Sky he might even finish high at the Worlds.

    THEUNS Edward   645   8
    I like him, he might double his points. I'm not really convinced though, I chose him over Cort as the latter was injured and Theuns will probably better fit in at Sunweb than Cort at Astana.

    LOPEZ MORENO Miguel Angel   629   101   
    No brainer.

    CHAVES RUBIO Jhoan Esteban   505   107   
    Can score high in 2 GTs and the Worlds.

    ANDERSEN Søren Kragh   478   33   
    After a very good season this can be his breakout year. Bit risky though.

    GAUDU David   352   61
    Massive talent, can double his points or stagnate this season.

    CAVENDISH Mark   257   115
    Even on a downward slope he should at least double his points.

    DE PLUS Laurens   239   17
    Chose him over Mas, probably not the best choice but he's got talent and should improve his score.

    COQUARD Bryan   220   110   
    No brainer, I hope he's motivated for the french races.

    VLIEGEN Loïc   179   7   
    I believed in him last year, I believe in him this year even more.

    WÜRTZ SCHMIDT Mads   160   7
    After a good first year at WT I expect a better second year.

    RIVERA SERRANO Kevin   155   10
    I hope he continues where Bernal left.

    HALVORSEN Kristoffer   151   60
    Should get his chances as Skys No. 1 sprinter.

    SIVAKOV Pavel   142   23   
    He's talented, I hope he gets a similar race program than Hart last year. Might probably also ride le Tour de l'Avenir.

    PLANCKAERT Edward   121   3
    Chose him over Capiot as I didn't know if the latter is healthy again. Should improve his scores but I fear a healthy Capiot has a higher ceiling this year.

    NARVAEZ PRADO Jhonatan Manuel   120   12
    Talented climber in a team with few climbers but not sure if he's a great pick.

    JAKOBSEN Fabio   118   28
    Quickstep knows how to develop a sprinter, should get his chances in smaller races.

    FERNANDEZ ANDUJAR Ruben   115   42
    After a bad year he can only be better and he is at Movistar so there's always the chance to score 400+ now that the Herrada brothers and Gorke are gone. Was my last pick as I'm not really convinced in him but he should do well in the TDU.

    RODRIGUEZ MARTIN Cristian   106   6 ARANBURU DEBA Alex   76   1
    They should do well at Caja.

    NIZZOLO Giacomo   66   111
    No brainer.

    PADUN Mark   73   9
    Talented and he might get his chances.

    KANGERT Tanel   58   86
    He's solid and good for 300-500 points.

    DE BIE Sean   57   49
    Plenty of points in smaller Belgium races.

    MCNULTY Brandon   35   13
    Talented rider who missed the beginning of last years season. Might also score in the Tour de l'Avenir.

    BILLE Gaëtan   35   10   
    Should do well at Conti level.

    COSTA Adrien   27   38
    If he's motivated he should be the man to beat at the Tour de l'Avenir. Too great a talent to miss for his cost.

    MOSER Moreno   25   57   
    He's cheap, in a contract year he might score.

    KÖNIG Leopold   10   99
    He's young enough for a solid comeback.

    LEKNESSUND Andreas   0   1   
    More exciting to cheer for a youngster than hoping for Intxausti to finish a WT race.

    ENGER Sondre Holst   0   64
    Hoping for 100 points.
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #76 on: January 07, 2018, 20:22 »
    DE BIE Sean   57   49
    Plenty of points in smaller Belgium races.

    I had De Bie in my team for a long while, but the brouhaha at Verandas about bikes etc just put me off enough to swap him for Capiot. I think they have changed bike manufacturers anyway, however Nuyens is obviously still there and there seemed to be trouble brewing between him and a few of the riders.

    Some of the other riders who just missed out on selection for me were Mancebo (last minute swap for Eyob), Brandao (will probably turn a decent profit, but not enough race days to keep me interested), Van Schip (talked up on some other forums), Haddi (will regret it probably, but wanted another Bike Geeeeeeeeeeeeeks rider in) and Woods (replaced him with MLA when it was announced he was riding TdF in support of Uran , Giro news came too late).
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #77 on: January 07, 2018, 20:53 »
    OK given everyone has written a little about their picks, here is my analysis and commentary.

    FELLINE Fabio
    No brainer

    THEUNS Edward
    No brainer

    LOPEZ MORENO Miguel Angel
    No brainer

    KRUIJSWIJK Steven
    No brainer

    CHAVES RUBIO Jhoan Esteban
    No brainer

    OOMEN Sam
    No brainer

    LATOUR Pierre
    No brainer

    CONSONNI Simone
    No brainer

    GAUDU David
    No brainer

    VAN POPPEL Danny
    No brainer

    CAVENDISH Mark
    No brainer

    RESTREPO VALENCIA Jhonatan
    No brainer

    COQUARD Bryan
    No brainer

    BOSWELL Ian
    No brainer

    BETANCUR GOMEZ Carlos Alberto
    WTF is he doing in there?

    RIVERA SERRANO Kevin
    No brainer

    HALVORSEN Kristoffer
    No brainer

    KENNAUGH Peter
    No brainer

    JAKOBSEN Fabio
    No brainer

    FERNANDEZ ANDUJAR Ruben
    No brainer

    POWER Robert
    No brainer

    PHILIPSEN Jasper
    No brainer

    OWEN Logan
    No brainer

    VAN HOOYDONCK Nathan
    No brainer

    MAMYKIN Matvey
    No brainer

    NIZZOLO Giacomo
    No brainer

    KANGERT Tanel
    No brainer

    DOMBROWSKI Joseph Lloyd
    No brainer

    CAPIOT Amaury
    No brainer

    ALBANESE Vincenzo
    No brainer

    COSTA Adrien
    No brainer

    KÖNIG Leopold
    No brainer

    PIDCOCK Thomas
    No brainer
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #78 on: January 07, 2018, 21:12 »
    Celano will obviously score 1000+ :P

    Who is Celano?

    I didn't pick either Intxausti or Craddock. I had Craddock twice before and like someone else said, I've lost faith. Maybe he'll improve on his score; maybe he won't. Just not confident at all so I passed. Strongly considered Intxausti until I saw an interview a few weeks ago from which it sounded like he didn't really feel there was an end in sight. Of course he's 0 points so can't go wrong, but he does take up a spot.

    Exactly my thoughts.

    My picks :

    WHITEHOUSE Daniel

    I like that you again went for a more unique team. Especially like your Whitehouse pick.

    I had De Bie in my team for a long while, but the brouhaha at Verandas about bikes etc just put me off enough to swap him for Capiot. I think they have changed bike manufacturers anyway, however Nuyens is obviously still there and there seemed to be trouble brewing between him and a few of the riders.

    I had no idea there's still trouble in the team. I still think he's a good pick. Missing Capiot most likely will hurt though.
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #79 on: January 09, 2018, 06:45 »
    Update #1: Newcomer takes early lead in Australian Summer

    CQ Manager Christmas has come and passed, everyone has showed off their presents and looked at everyone else's. Now it's time to get down to CQ Manager New Year, when the points are thin and the possibilities are high! With only the Aussie and New Zealand national TT and RR results, the first week is always a question of 'who picked the most guys that were actually racing and scored points'? This year, the winners were Hamish Bond (TT) and Jason Christie (RR) in New Zealand, both of whom were on zero teams; Rohan Dennis (Aussie TT) was on 4 teams, and Alex Edmonson (Aussie RR) was on 6 teams. So - not a ton of scoring. There were 8 teams that scored at least 100 points (ie. two non-Edmondson teams), and 50 teams that scored at least something.

    Top 10 (of the week and overall, obviously)

    Rank   Team   Points
    1   Jon_Ezeitza   180
    2   l'velo   140
    3   sodak_za   132
    4   Blues in the bottle   120
    5   Jakob747   116
    6   Maaaaaaaarten   112
    7   Eric10   100
    7   the asian   100
    9   CQmanager   90
    10   Poles & Co.   72

    It's a newcomer to the game, velorooms applicant Jon Ezeitza (interesting fact - the only application I've ever received written in Spanish) who takes the first lead of the year! On top of Edmondson, their team had unique pick (and 2nd place finisher) Jay McCarthy, and 20 points from Miles Scotson for good measure. Second place l'velo rode on the backs of Edmondson and Ewan, and third place sodak_za was the top team without Edmondson, spreading the scoring around with Dennis, Ewan, Durbridge and Bennett.

    As you may guess, Green Jersey points are in the same order, so the overall update is really the only necessary one this week. Next week, unless there are some players in the game who score points in Tachira, there won't be an update, although I certainly will provide one if anyone scores. Then, the floodgates will start opening with Bongo, TdU, San Juan, rolling into the European season, the Middle East races, the February warmup races in southern Europe, Het Volk, Paris-Nice, etc etc. Time to discuss our teams some more and pore over provisional start lists, my favourite time of year.

    Spreadsheet at dropbox
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #80 on: January 09, 2018, 09:16 »
    It's a newcomer to the game, velorooms applicant Jon Ezeitza (interesting fact - the only application I've ever received written in Spanish) who takes the first lead of the year!

    :rave

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    Next week, unless there are some players in the game who score points in Tachira, there won't be an update, although I certainly will provide one if anyone scores.

    Androni are riding with Rivera, Sosa, Malucelli and Bonusi so an update might be needed. A small number of us hope so anyway.
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #81 on: January 09, 2018, 15:02 »
    The rookie has started as champion plan. My Australian team has responded well. I hope that in Down Under the good run continues.
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #82 on: January 09, 2018, 19:42 »
    The rookie has started as champion plan. My Australian team has responded well. I hope that in Down Under the good run continues.

    Felicidades!
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #83 on: January 09, 2018, 21:01 »
    Gracias, DJW. Espero felicitarte en una próxima victoria tuya.
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #84 on: January 13, 2018, 10:39 »
    My team for TDU :)

    GC men: Kennaugh, Oomen, Latour, Mas
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #85 on: January 13, 2018, 11:53 »
    Just Oomen and Soler for me.
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #86 on: January 15, 2018, 08:36 »
    here is hope for a decent start...
    Vuelta al Tachira   
    RIVERA SERRANO Kevin   
       
    La Tropicale Amissa Bongo   
    BRANDAO Joni Silva   
       
    Tour Down Under   
    PORTE Richie   
    KENNAUGH Peter   
    FERNANDEZ ANDUJAR Ruben   
    NAVARDAUSKAS Ramunas   
    VANDENBERGH Stijn   

    Seeing Haddi in the Tropicale lineups makes me regret my choice to pick Intxausti again already though...
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #87 on: January 15, 2018, 22:43 »
    Vuelta a San Juan Internacional (2.1)
    NARVAEZ PRADO Jhonatan Manuel
    NIZZOLO Giacomo
    PADUN Mark

    Santos Tour Down Under (2.UWT)
    FERNANDEZ ANDUJAR Ruben
    OOMEN Sam
    WÜRTZ SCHMIDT Mads

    Don't know the profile of San Juan, but Narvaez and Nizzolo could score. Fernandez and Oomen top ten in TDU. ,

    Vuelta al Tachira en Bicicleta (2.2)
    RIVERA SERRANO Kevin

    He's out of the GC but did score on stage 3  :cool
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #88 on: January 16, 2018, 01:26 »
    here is hope for a decent start...
    Vuelta al Tachira   
    RIVERA SERRANO Kevin   
       
    La Tropicale Amissa Bongo   
    BRANDAO Joni Silva   
       
    Tour Down Under   
    PORTE Richie   
    KENNAUGH Peter   
    FERNANDEZ ANDUJAR Ruben   
    NAVARDAUSKAS Ramunas   
    VANDENBERGH Stijn   

    Seeing Haddi in the Tropicale lineups makes me regret my choice to pick Intxausti again already though...

    Sosa 1 Rivera 0

    Looks like Haddi got some bonus seconds too.
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    Re: 2018 CQ Game Thread
    « Reply #89 on: January 16, 2018, 05:43 »
    Looks like CQ made the decision not to have an update spreadsheet that only included the results from 2 stages of a 2.2 race; makes sense. Update #2 to come next week after the TdU!
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