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PTP2020 - Giro d'Italia - Saturday 3rd October - Sunday 25th October

red.riderred.rider Posts: 484
The Giro d'Italia kicks off with a 15.1km downhill ITT in Sicily and finishes 3 weeks later with a 15.7km flat ITT in Milan. How lumpy it gets in between is down to the Autumn weather gods.

The first rider rolls off the ramp at 13:15 Euro time on Saturday, so GC and Stage 1 picks before then. 12 noon UK time for stages 2-21. Note that some of the longer stages start as early as 09:15, so lots of chance for in-play betting.

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3x ITT, 250+km stages, big snowy mountains, and a volcano. All profiles here.

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  • red.riderred.rider Posts: 484
    GC: Geraint THOMAS
  • takethehighroadtakethehighroad Posts: 5,638
    GC - G Thomas
    1 - F Ganna
    My Men 2020 - Mark Cavendish, Ben Swift, Fernando Gaviria, Alejandro Valverde, Edvald Boassen Hagen, Zdenek Stybar, Vincenzo Nibali, Geraint Thomas.
  • DeadCalmDeadCalm Posts: 3,645
    GC - G Thomas
    1 - F Ganna
  • bobmcstuffbobmcstuff Posts: 8,805
    GC: Thomas
    1: Ganna
  • Dorset_BoyDorset_Boy Posts: 2,879
    GC: The big G please
    St 1: F Ganna pls
  • m.r.m.m.r.m. Posts: 1,951
    GC: Thomas
    S1: Ganna
    PTP Champion 2019
  • DialatronDialatron Posts: 747
    GC Thomas
    St 1 Ganna
    Old, fat and that's just the bike.
  • FCE2007FCE2007 Posts: 762
    GC - Jakob Fuglsang
    Stage 1 - Victor Campenaerts please.

    Cheers.
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  • RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 23,888
    GC Thomas
    Stage 1 Ganna
    Twitter: @RichN95
  • rozzer32rozzer32 Posts: 3,378
    GC: G Thomas
    1: Ganna
    ***** Pro Tour Pundit Champion 2018, 2017 & 2011 *****
  • TheBigBeanTheBigBean Posts: 10,675
    GC S Yates
    Stage 1 Ganna
  • insane_onerrinsane_onerr Posts: 361
    GC - Thomas
    S1 - Ganna

    Here we go for the Giro!
    Palmarès:
    PTP Tour de France Winner 2019
    PTP Tour de France Green jersey Winner 2019
    PTP Tour de France White jersey Winner 2020
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 6,680
    S1: Ganna (sort of has to be given his prev in past few weeks)

    Back later with GC pick
  • red.riderred.rider Posts: 484
    Stage 1: Filippo GANNA
  • niknak1niknak1 Posts: 439
    GC - Geraint Thomas
    S1 - Filippo Ganna

    Cheers
  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 12,609
    Well, you don't win PTP by picking the same as everybody else.
    But you don't win by picking losers either. Tough choice...
    GC - Thomas
    S1 - Ganna
    Somebody else might be comfortably out in front tomorrow now. 😉
    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
    veronese68 wrote:
    PB is the most sensible person on here.
  • dish_dashdish_dash Posts: 4,941
    GC: Thomas
    S1: Dowsett
  • ocdupalaisocdupalais Posts: 3,748
    GC Thomas
    St1 Ganna
  • ridgeriderridgerider Posts: 2,808
    GC: Kruijswijk

    1. van Emden
    2. Kruijswijk
    Half man, Half bike...and now more familiar with the work of Prostate Cancer UK
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 6,680
    GC: Geraint Thomas please
  • archieboyarchieboy Posts: 885
    GC : Geraint Thomas

    Stg 1: Ganna

    Ta
  • ducknumber1ducknumber1 Posts: 813
    GC- Geraint Thomas
    Stage 1- Filippo Ganna please, thanks.
  • gregster04gregster04 Posts: 1,149
    In the hope we get the full 3 weeks and mountain stages:

    GC Simon YATES
    S1 Victor CAMPENAERTS please
  • zest28zest28 Posts: 286
    GC: Thomas
    S1: Ganna ofcourse
  • Gc Thomas
    1 ganna
    "A cyclist has nothing to lose but his chain"

    PTP Runner Up 2015
  • singletonsingleton Posts: 1,644
    GC: Thomas
    S1: Ganna
  • Mad_MalxMad_Malx Posts: 4,024

    GC: Kruijswijk
    S1: Ganna
  • twotoebennytwotoebenny Posts: 893
    GC Thomas Geraint
    S1: Ganna with his 60x11 gearing
  • jimmyjamsjimmyjams Posts: 136
    GC – Yates
    S1 - Ganna
  • archieboyarchieboy Posts: 885
    Stg 2 : Matthews

    Ta
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