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Re: 2016 predictions
« Reply #30 on: January 07, 2016, 04:58:46 PM »
how about team that has the most stage wins?

A bit impossible to count manually...

Why not have us make our vuelta prediction later in the season? when a better startlist idea is known?

Or maybe allow people to make their prediction conditional? ("Contador if he participates, otherwise Purito")
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Re: 2016 predictions
« Reply #31 on: January 07, 2016, 09:43:38 PM »
winning team
team that made the highest jump in total points scored? Sure
Best GT team, Best Cobbled Classics, Best Hilly Classics? Yes, yes and yes
winning rider
best rider points/€ in scrubs (40-200k salary)
best rider points/€ in duds (210k+ salary)
rider with highest total score increase 2016 vs. 2015 (only those under contract in 2015)
drafted neo-pro with highest total score Not bothered either way


IRL

Milano-SanRemo Yes
Tour of Flanders & Paris-Roubaix Separate
Liege Bastogne Liege, or alternatively the entire Ardennes Triptyque (lowest sum of 2 best placings among riders who finish at least 2?) Just LBL if we have best hilly classic team
Lombardia Yes
Giro
Tour
Vuelta
(possibly excluding the big 4/5/X, since it's a lottery to know which one of them will participate?) Everyone gets to pick 2 riders who haven't podiumed a GT before, take highest finish
OGRR
WCRR
OGTT and WCITT
, separately or combined (lowest sum of placings among riders who finish both?) 3 man TT teams, 10-6-4-3-2-1 for each race, our top 3 then score the usual 4-2-1
WorldTour (I agree it's probably too similar to our game winner)
Champs-Élysées winner or Green Jersey winner or most Tour stages or most GT stages Most tour stages

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Re: 2016 predictions
« Reply #32 on: January 11, 2016, 10:53:14 AM »
I'm pretty okay with the categories you chose.
But I miss first stage in TdF. It's the officious WC for sprinters.
And further, the more categories there are, the more I like it.

Predicting races is nice.
But predictions about our own teams and about our own game is more than nice and make the game more valuable.
In addition to best value/€, you can predict the worst ...
Team leading end of april.
Predict top 5-teams, predict worst 5-teams, ...

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Re: 2016 predictions
« Reply #33 on: January 12, 2016, 04:57:20 AM »
PM sent, cast your votes!!! :judge:

(Thanks everybody! Nice ideas, Ace!)

But I miss first stage in TdF. It's the officious WC for sprinters.

The same could be said for the last stage. And since it's a bit too boring to pick the green jersey nowadays, went with most stages.

In addition to best value/€, you can predict the worst ...
Predict top 5-teams, predict worst 5-teams, ...

So much negativity... why? :P

Team leading end of april.

Nice, threw in both the team and the rider!
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Re: 2016 predictions
« Reply #34 on: January 12, 2016, 06:28:31 AM »
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The same could be said for the last stage. And since it's a bit too boring to pick the green jersey nowadays, went with most stages.
True, but this year it's all about the first stage, because winner gets mellow johny. And in the first stage everybody participates. At the end, there will be not that much sprinters anymore ...

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So much negativity... why? :P
Time of year I guess ... Dark wet days ... Need vacation  :bla:
And it's because I like the predictions about our own game and teams. And I can't come up with better categories. And it's nice to say: I think you have the worst team, because everybody thinks he has the best team no?   :bump:

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Nice, threw in both the team and the rider!
End of april is such a nice period. In Romandie they open a new can cyclists for the rest of the season. On the wintertraining teams also ride in 2 groups. The guys to perform early, and the guys who perform from may.
Last years though a little change, with more quality in Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Addriatico and the other stage races. Getting WT-points has become more important I guess ...

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Re: 2016 predictions
« Reply #35 on: January 17, 2016, 07:26:15 AM »
Im doing my predictions now, sorry ive left it so late. Just one question, the best rider in the scrubs category being 40k-200k, is that on purpose to exclude 30k riders, ie the neo pro's? Just making sure it wasn't a typo

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Re: 2016 predictions
« Reply #36 on: January 17, 2016, 08:05:01 AM »
Indeed  :afro:
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Re: 2016 predictions
« Reply #37 on: January 17, 2016, 09:21:40 AM »
Thats all good then

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Re: 2016 predictions
« Reply #38 on: January 17, 2016, 09:44:02 AM »
I'll do mine this evening

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Re: 2016 predictions
« Reply #39 on: January 17, 2016, 04:47:52 PM »
I have to say I found that BooYah!  difficult. There isn't a single team that 'appears' to be stupidly strong in any discipline. I may be wrong of course, I was last year  :toth:

I have a feeling this is going to be a pretty tight comp this year.


 

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