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la Vuelta'17 S.7 **SPOILERS** Llíria / Cuenca.

imatfaalimatfaal Posts: 2,716
edited August 2017 in Pro race
After Stage 6 (another cracking "flat" stage)

1. GBR FROOME Christopher 21 TEAM SKY 22h 54' 38''
2. COL CHAVES RUBIO Johan Esteban 41 ORICA - SCOTT 22h 54' 49'' + 00' 11''
3. IRL ROCHE Nicolas 36 BMC RACING TEAM 22h 54' 51'' + 00' 13''
4. USA VAN GARDEREN Tejay 38 BMC RACING TEAM 22h 55' 08'' + 00' 30''
5. ITA NIBALI Vincenzo 151 BAHRAIN - MERIDA 22h 55' 14'' + 00' 36''
6. ESP DE LA CRUZ MELGAREJO David 11 QUICK - STEP FLOORS 22h 55' 18'' + 00' 40''
7. ITA ARU Fabio 131 ASTANA PRO TEAM 22h 55' 27'' + 00' 49''
8. GBR YATES Adam 48 ORICA - SCOTT 22h 55' 28'' + 00' 50''
9. CAN WOODS Michael 91 CANNONDALE DRAPAC PROFESSIONAL CYCLING TEAM 22h 55' 51'' + 01' 13''
10. GBR YATES Simon 49 ORICA - SCOTT 22h 56' 04'' + 01' 26''

Withdrawals
172 DOUGALL Nicolas DDD withdrawal
104 GONCALVES José KAT withdrawal
and from the thread Carlos Betancur has withdrawn with a broken ankle - which, even though he is the (big) but of a lot of jokes, is really bad luck for someone who did seem to have turned the corner and was coming back to form.

Stage 7 Llíria / Cuenca. Ciudad Patrimonio de la Humanidad
207km Coefficient 3 (Hard Stage)

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Hills
Km 51.0 - Puerto La Montalbana 8 kilometre-long climb at 4.3% - category 3
Km 88.7 - Alto de Sta. Cruz de Moya. 8.7 kilometre-long climb at 4% - category 3
Km 195.3 - Alto del Castillo 2 kilometre-long climb at 7.2% - category 3

Sprint placement
As per usual - bizarre; 16km from the end of a 200km stage and just before a short sharp cat 3 climb

Run-In to the Line
Looks mentally fast from a quick view of CU-9144 on google street view. Sweeping corners on a slight descent with trees one side and rock face the other. To be honest it looks like the sort of road that makes you happy to be on a bike - wonderful views, good curves, no need to pedal etc. But for the last 5km of a GT stage - it will be quick

Anyway - gotta go to Waitrose to pick up a dine in for a tenner before they all go (peppered steak looks v good). Might do silly fripparies upon return.

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  • That little pimple close in to the finish could be interesting.
  • phil485phil485 Posts: 332
    So frustrated that we have to wait for eurosport player.

    Any other streams that have commentary. Just want to have something in my ears while I work

    Supposed to be raining too
  • mamil314mamil314 Posts: 1,103
    That little pimple close in to the finish could be interesting.


    Surely, you mean nipple.
  • imatfaalimatfaal Posts: 2,716
    phil485 wrote:
    So frustrated that we have to wait for eurosport player.

    Any other streams that have commentary. Just want to have something in my ears while I work

    Supposed to be raining too

    And they aren't even on time - Women's Javelin from Taipei is still on
  • imatfaalimatfaal Posts: 2,716
    14 man breakaway have 6 minutes over Yogi/the Peleton

    Alessandro De Marchi (BMC), Richard Carapaz, Jose Joaquin Rojas (Movistar), Pawel Poljanski (Bora-Hansgrohe), Alexis Gougeard (Ag2r La Mondiale), Floris De Tier (LottoNL-Jumbo), Matej Mohoric (UAE Team Emirates), Thomas De Gendt (Lotto-Soudal), Arnaud Courteille (FDJ), Luis Angel Mate, Anthony Perez (Cofidis), Rafael Reis (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA), Aldemar Reyes and Jetse Bol (Manzana-Postobon) tackle the alto de Santa Cruz de Moya (cat 3) with a lead down to 6'24".
  • imatfaalimatfaal Posts: 2,716
    Merhawi Kudus (Dimension Data) and Lawrence Warbasse (Dimension Data) are out of La Vuelta after crashing.
  • imatfaalimatfaal Posts: 2,716
    dd Down to 5 - when do they have problems with participation; is it min 4 or min 5 riders per team? Or is there no minimum number given no more TTTs
  • dish_dashdish_dash Posts: 4,981
    Warbasse rides for Aqua Blue
  • imatfaalimatfaal Posts: 2,716
    dish_dash wrote:
    Warbasse rides for Aqua Blue

    Good point - straight copy of the Vuelta site :oops:

    Question still stands as DD have lost 4 riders (King, Kudus, Dougall, and Reguigui)
  • FDJ finished the Tour with 2 riders tbf. There's no minimum number equired to finish, just to start
    My Men 2020 - Mark Cavendish, Ben Swift, Fernando Gaviria, Alejandro Valverde, Edvald Boassen Hagen, Zdenek Stybar, Vincenzo Nibali, Geraint Thomas.
  • larkimlarkim Posts: 2,301
    Did the klaxon fail to register?
    2015 Canyon Nerve AL 6.0 (son #1's)
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  • imatfaalimatfaal Posts: 2,716
    FDJ finished the Tour with 2 riders tbf. There's no minimum number equired to finish, just to start

    Thanks TTHR - is that due to the TTT or would it apply even if there were no TTT
  • knedlickyknedlicky Posts: 3,097
    No praise from the forum to Mohoric for the manner of his victory - :?
  • salsiccia1salsiccia1 Posts: 3,543
    Just finished watching the highlights - agree with knedlicky, that was a win that deserves a lot of credit. An excellent ride.

    Warbasse and Kudus apparently hit a mountain bike in the middle of the road. WTAF?
    It's only a bit of sport, Mun. Relax and enjoy the racing.
  • salsiccia1salsiccia1 Posts: 3,543
    Dupe
    It's only a bit of sport, Mun. Relax and enjoy the racing.
  • Vino'sGhostVino'sGhost Posts: 4,129
    salsiccia1 wrote:
    Just finished watching the highlights - agree with knedlicky, that was a win that deserves a lot of credit. An excellent ride.

    Warbasse and Kudus apparently hit a mountain bike in the middle of the road. WTAF?

    may have been deliberate to end the boredom :)
  • Vino'sGhostVino'sGhost Posts: 4,129
    salsiccia1 wrote:
    Just finished watching the highlights - agree with knedlicky, that was a win that deserves a lot of credit. An excellent ride.

    Warbasse and Kudus apparently hit a mountain bike in the middle of the road. WTAF?

    may have been deliberate to end the boredom :)
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 52,577 Lives Here
    Wawa's been chucked out the race by his team for not obeying team orders.
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