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Old 08-15-22, 11:34 AM
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vuelta a españa 2022-fantasyland! *spoilers!*

alright you maniacs, this is the official fantasy game thread for the 2022 vuelta! yah...we're gonna have some spoilers in here.
won't bore you with the many reasons why this is my fave gt of the year; i'll just bore you in general throughout.
an absolutely dynamite roll call of riders participating. this is going to be outstanding.

https://www.velogames.com

league name: bike forums
league code: 539488111

deadline to register is 18:15 cest (central european summer time) on friday, august 19th, 2022. that is 17:15 in the uk, and 12:15 on the us east coast.
make sure to read through the rules and scoring system as it'll likely affect your rosters. if you've recently participated before, your team should be automatically included in the "bike forums" league. if you're signing up for the first time or the first time in a while, welcome or welcome back! you may need the league code to hop into the league.

looks like the stage hunter game within the game is back. dunno how to actually maximize it but could say the same about the classic game-so there.
if you did well/figured out stage hunter during the tdf, more power to ya. i'll recognize the top three (will likely be some overlap) of both the classic and stage hunter games for those fabulous virtual no-prizes.

as always, people can join late but for the purposes of virtual no-prizes and podium placings, not recognizing teams/participants not in the league by the start of stage 3 of the vuelta.

good luck to all! have always found doing the fantasy game to increase the enjoyment of the actual event and expecting this to be no different. ¡viva la vuelta!

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on vacation and really really don't feel like researching 4-pointers and 6-pointers currently so negotiated the roster to eliminate nearly all those considerations.
of course, we'll have several 4-pointers go for 775 points and a few 6-pointers crack 1,000 points. it is la vuelta after all. there are an absolute ton of fab 8-12 point riders
in the mix...that is where the battle will be won or lost.
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In, decent pricing but I've left off Primoz ...
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Originally Posted by GrainBrain
In, decent pricing but I've left off Primoz ...
I threw team v1 together pretty conservatively, bargain hunting my way along, and got to the end with no need to slum for 4 pointers plus enough left over for Roglic as my wild card.

I sure hope he and J-V are paying lip service to his injury the same way they did for WVA.

Of course, I have not yet begun to perseverate and there's a strong chance team vLast looks nothing like what is sitting in the hopper right now.
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buchmann ooouuuttt. bummer in the summer. there goes a just might/maybe/could it be? 8-pointer...
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Originally Posted by slcbob
I threw team v1 together pretty conservatively, bargain hunting my way along, and got to the end with no need to slum for 4 pointers plus enough left over for Roglic as my wild card.

I sure hope he and J-V are paying lip service to his injury the same way they did for WVA.

Of course, I have not yet begun to perseverate and there's a strong chance team vLast looks nothing like what is sitting in the hopper right now.
agreed. there are an absolute bleep-ton of 6-12 pointers in the "all-around" and "climbers" cats combined. too many.
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can't believe i'm going with someone previously declared dead to me but there it is. not happy about it.
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Originally Posted by ooga-booga
can't believe i'm going with someone previously declared dead to me but there it is. not happy about it.
Lemme guess. Landa?

Or, heaven forbid, could it be Miggylo?

No, wait. The rider of Rohan? Say it isn't so.

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Originally Posted by slcbob
Lemme guess. Landa?

Or, heaven forbid, could it be Miggylo?

No, wait. The rider of Rohan? Say it isn't so.
saying it’s so. most of
me is hoping he’s off jv’s roster for the race for whatever reason so i’m forced to pick someone else.
feeling dirtier than usual.

little louis m had a really nice tdf…he’s on the dtm list as well…hmmm…maybe this should be the bob marley “redemption song…er…tour.”
just pick all the dtm candidates…and there are plenty. will run that team and post in a spell for giggles.
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this is the official vuelta 2022 dtm lineup for me…78 points:


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bring out yer dead.
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You can't take Arndt. He's not dead yet.
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How are you displaying the team like that?

I can't seem to duplicate that view.

I have 11% overlap with ooga and 33% with Shadco.
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Originally Posted by USAZorro
How are you displaying the team like that?

I can't seem to duplicate that view.

I have 11% overlap with ooga and 33% with Shadco.
had to pull up velogames on my phone, log in, visit team and took a phone pic. then came to this site via the phone and posted the pic.

i am so not keeping the dtm team.
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la vuelta starts mañana! if you haven’t entered yet, don’t miss out!
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Originally Posted by ooga-booga
had to pull up velogames on my phone, log in, visit team and took a phone pic. then came to this site via the phone and posted the pic.

i am so not keeping the dtm team.
That's what is different. I confine those to my desktop.
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That's what is different. I confine those to my desktop.
Windows key + shift + S gives you a snapshot select tool that puts whatever rectangle you select with your cursor into the clipboard (the copy/paste thing). You need a file. If your machine doesn't save screenshots automatically, open something like Word, paste the photo, then Save As a pic.
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Originally Posted by USAZorro
How are you displaying the team like that?

I can't seem to duplicate that view.

I have 11% overlap with ooga and 33% with Shadco.
on my iPad

Login to velogames ==> visit team ==> screen cap ==> crop in photo editor

copy and paste in post.

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wut wut. look at this downtube shifting forum getting e-shifting! don’t fret…i’ll forget to plug it in soon enough.

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Team v4 and last is in the hopper. Now it's all over but the regrets.

I kept a record this time of all the folks I swapped out. I think in past races, my memory of who I seriously considered tended to stretch and magnify my many mistakes. So now, not only am I feeling GREAT about my final choices, I'm intentionally minimizing my non-choices. This will be awesome. Yeah, that's the ticket.

¡Hasta Madrid, amigos!
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Originally Posted by ooga-booga
wut wut. look at this downtube shifting forum getting e-shifting! don’t fret…i’ll forget to plug it soon enough.
Heck, some are leaping forward from the flip flop hub.
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ding-dong ditched dennis. would rather lose without him than win with him. not that i'll be in the running after stage 5 anywhoo...
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