Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

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Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby Turfle » Tue Feb 05, 2013 14:32 pm

About time this had a thread I think.

Today:
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Escape gone away with 30km to go:
G. Izagirre (EUS), Sulzberger (OGE), Kolobnev (KAT), Valverde (MOV), Costa (MOV), Gesink (BLA) and Henao (SKY) with 30 seconds.

On big climb now. Ian Bibby may be somewhere near the front too.
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Re: Mallorca Challenge

Postby frenchfighter » Tue Feb 05, 2013 14:36 pm

Is this a spoiler?
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Re: Mallorca Challenge

Postby Turfle » Tue Feb 05, 2013 14:38 pm

4k to top of Puig Major.

Gesink, Valverde, Costa, Henao with 30 second gap to the 3 dropees.

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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby Richmond Racer » Tue Feb 05, 2013 14:38 pm

come on Sergio...

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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby Turfle » Tue Feb 05, 2013 14:40 pm

Valverde and Henao 10 seconds ahead now.

Really wish there was a stream.

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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby Turfle » Tue Feb 05, 2013 14:46 pm

Over the top. 19k to go.

Costa got back to Henao and Valverde. 10 seconds to Gesink. 50 seconds to a group of 10.

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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby frenchfighter » Tue Feb 05, 2013 14:50 pm

5 secs to Gesink then 35 secs to gap. All four of those up front are quality and exciting riders.

Bibby:
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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby Turfle » Tue Feb 05, 2013 14:50 pm

Think Bibby might well be in that 10 man group.

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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby frenchfighter » Tue Feb 05, 2013 14:55 pm

Gesink up there and gap is 45 secs.
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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby Turfle » Tue Feb 05, 2013 14:58 pm

Valverde and Henao alone with 9 to go.

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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby Richmond Racer » Tue Feb 05, 2013 14:59 pm

Henao being lively - good to see

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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby frenchfighter » Tue Feb 05, 2013 15:01 pm

Wiggins up there at the front?! (bad data)
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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby Turfle » Tue Feb 05, 2013 15:01 pm

He was reported to be earlier, but think it was a misidentification.

All four back together apparently.

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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby frenchfighter » Tue Feb 05, 2013 15:03 pm

Henao and Valverde attack again. Small gap.
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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby frenchfighter » Tue Feb 05, 2013 15:07 pm

2ks, the fours are watching each other. Valverde to win in a sprint I suppose.
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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby inkyfingers » Tue Feb 05, 2013 15:10 pm

Valverde wins.
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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby Turfle » Tue Feb 05, 2013 15:10 pm

Valverde wins.

Sergio will win a race one of these days.

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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby frenchfighter » Tue Feb 05, 2013 15:10 pm

Fortune favours the brave.

Would have been superb to watch this. Now that is racing.

Valverde lighting them up once again. Would have preferred Henao to win though - the guy has panache. Give him a couple of years and he will be racking results.
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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby Richmond Racer » Tue Feb 05, 2013 15:11 pm

Sergio will win, I'm sure. And when the first one comes, more will follow.

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Re: Mallorca Challenge (SPOILER!!!!!)

Postby Turfle » Tue Feb 05, 2013 15:13 pm

1. Valverde
2. Henao
3. Gesink
4. Costa


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