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Re: 2015 Predictions
« Reply #20 on: November 27, 2014, 09:34:06 AM »
Ferrari will be decent, if denifl gets form he can compete in the classics, short stage races, but got a feeling he will play 2nd fiddle again with coppel and degand having been brought in

Asbroeck could go either way, yes he scored alot last year, but in races we don't cover in the game, and going up against better sprinters, will he get in the top 5/top 8 in the races it matters, as he will race less but in bigger races.

Hoping that Denifl gets a good run out this year with IAM looking likely to get the 18th WT licence tomorrow. Hadn't seen that, but it could be good news.


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Re: 2015 Predictions
« Reply #21 on: November 27, 2014, 09:56:23 AM »
Yh thats why me getting Van Genechten so cheap could be good

im only going to end up with 24 riders

Got 21, should my current bids stay as they are that would leave me 23, and 30k left for one more rider

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Re: 2015 Predictions
« Reply #22 on: November 27, 2014, 10:15:44 AM »
I fancied him, he could be a bargain. Just I ran out of money. Have 28 plus Tschopp, who is now part of the IWAS team.


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Re: 2015 Predictions
« Reply #23 on: November 27, 2014, 03:11:58 PM »
I wonder how IAM will do, in the end. Their squad still seems very much 'strong pro-conti' rather than WT calibre. Also I thought that as invitees they were rather overshadowed by NetApp and Bretagne in the TdF.

I like their Kraftwerk-ey-ness (half of their roster look like trainee architects) and I think they add character to the peloton - but they're not WT standard; their inclusion is symptomatic of the various financial and organisational woes of the sport (ditto Europcar last season, who were by some distance the lowest achieving of the WT teams in 2014).

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Re: 2015 Predictions
« Reply #24 on: November 27, 2014, 03:29:06 PM »
They are miles away from being competitive, possibly Frank and Chava in the hills.

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Re: 2015 Predictions
« Reply #25 on: November 28, 2014, 05:56:45 AM »
Pantano FTW

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Re: 2015 Predictions
« Reply #26 on: November 29, 2014, 04:44:55 PM »
Only if Pantano is the new Pantani :rofl:
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Re: 2015 Predictions
« Reply #27 on: November 30, 2014, 05:19:03 AM »
You Pantaknow it! :bla:

 

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