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Tour of South Africa Discussion
jph27
Tour of South Africa


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The 2019 Tour of South Africa takes a similar format to previous editions - four hilly stages and a TTT, with a flat stage thrown in to lure unsuspecting sprinters. The hilly stages vary in difficulty, with Stage 5 the most likely to see major gaps, while the flat rated Stage 3 is itself relatively lumpy. Even the TTT should favour the puncheurs more than usual, with the first half being mainly uphill, meaning that teams relying on pure TTers may be disappointed.

The Favourites
HILMOSTARESACC
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/min.png Claeys8367746873
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/emo.png Di Maggio8265736875
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/phi.png Kelderman8271807572
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/del.png Schreurs8169767274
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/kmm.png Fl├╝gel8071776572
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/vlv.png Jensen8070777376
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/bgc.png Vogt8062787163
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/p4e.png Prevar8071777073
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/vvg.png Gautier8068767277
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/cfe.png Klemme7973736965
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/des.png Yates7970777080
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/bgc.png Paulinho7975707275
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/emo.png Gebrezgabihier7970747469
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/eue.png Costa7970717070
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/sct.png Bilbao7967777175
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/cfe.png Ben Nasser7868756976
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/des.png Landa7869706969
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/cfe.png Quevedo7871727275
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/yor.png Bellis7868807175
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/zal.png Siskevicius7873737275
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/nvo.png Roux7865787175
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/phi.png Palini7870756874
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/xr0.png Dyrnes7872737377


pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/min.png Claeys and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/emo.png Di Maggio are the strongest pure puncheurs, but their weaker supporting stats may work against them. pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/phi.png Kelderman is the best of the more well rounded puncheurs, but beyond the aforementioned three riders and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/del.png Schreurs it is anyone's guess as to who the pick of the bunch will be.

The Sprinters
SPACCFLRESHIL
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/emo.png Maksimov8184726960
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/xr0.png Houle7978787175
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/del.png Kreder7880736870
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/wcc.png Angarita7877726562
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/ahe.png Canelon7883776957
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/kmm.png Kreder7778737175
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/kaz.png Tleubayev7777727066
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/cfe.png Bercz7677726870
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/eue.png McEvoy7579707076
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/cfe.png Li7575756861


pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/emo.png Maksimov is easily the quickest of the very small number of sprinters making the trip to South Africa, but attention should perhaps be on the hybrids - headlined by pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/xr0.png Houle, pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/kmm.png Kreder and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/eue.png McEvoy.

TTT Strength
Average (Best 5 TTers)
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/vvg.png Valio - Viking Genetics76.6
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/yor.png cycleYorkshire75.6
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/emo.png ENI - MOL73.8
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/min.png Minions73.8
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/zal.png DK Zalgiris73.2
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/xr0.png Xero73.2
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/phi.png Philips72.6
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/del.png Delvaux72.4
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/p4e.png Popo4Ever p/b Nemiroff72.4
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/sct.png Swisslion71.8
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/kmm.png Kraftwerk Man Machine70.8
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/vlv.png Volvo acc. by Spotify70.6
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/bgc.png Berg Cycles70
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/cfe.png Carrefour - ESPN69.6
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/des.png Desigual69.4
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/kaz.png KazMunayGas - Champion System68.4
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/eue.png Euskaltel - Elior68
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/cen.png Centovalli - Fiat67
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/ros.png Rostrum Initiative66.4
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/ahe.png Adastra - Hell Energy66.2
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/nvo.png Netia - Vonin66.2
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/trg.png Tryg Insurance66
pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/wcc.png World Cycling Centre64.6


pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/vvg.png Valio - Viking Genetics and pcmdaily.com/images/mg/2019/Micros/yor.png cycleYorkshire bring the standout TTT teams, which should bode well for Gautier and Bellis respectively. However, with the undulating profile of the TTT it may be the teams which have brought stronger all round stage racers which come to the fore.
 
jandal7
One of only two home races for us on the calendar and, given the other one is a PTHC sprint race, the only one we have any hope of a result in! Last year we had two stages, 10th on GC, a spell in yellow and the points jersey and I'd take that again in a heartbeat. Hopefully Houle decides he wants to be a sprinter in this race, but he's two on the bounce of not being one. If he is then this could be great with three stages at the least looking like he could win and he could also do a decent GC, otherwise we're banking on Dyrnes having his first good race of the season to match the heroics of Roux last year Pfft

For some reason we have the sixth best TTT team by average which is just nuts, definitely the best TTT squad I've brought to any story game race ever Grin Hopefully they can help us out on GC but I doubt we'll actually finish sixth Pfft
30/12/14 - matt17br said "Sutty's birthday is more important than [Jesus' Birthday]"
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[CX] Listerijns & Kiwis

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quadsas
I think Siskevicius has a decent chance to upset here, even though co.petition is fierce my dude can sprint with the top dogs
Manager of the greatest team in the world
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AbhishekLFC
It's now or never Keldi! A lot more depends on this race at this point of the season than I would like. But what's life without a challenge, eh?

Even more shocked than jandal to be the seventh best TT team here Pfft

Thanks for the preview. Can you add the startlist please?
 
Fabianski
Well, we're definitely not among the favorites here, so really hoping for our best puncheurs to participate in some breakaways. The last C1 stage race (Romandie) worked out pretty well for us, so why not do it again? Most team members are just here to gain some experience, though...
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Marcovdw
Could be a very good race for us with Claeys and the TTT team, could also end up very badly.
Manager of Minions
 
DaveTwoBob
Looking for either Flugel or Kreder to be in contention for a decent finish in each of the stages, the TTT will let us down, hope it doesn't impact a possible GC placing too badly.

Thanks for the preview jph.
Manager of Suntory [ICL]
Manager of Kraftwerk Man Machine [Man Game]
 
ryant
Think were going to have to over perform to well in the GC here, but Bellis has been impressive this season so fingers crossed!
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jandal7
ryant wrote:
Think were going to have to over perform to well in the GC here, but Bellis has been impressive this season so fingers crossed!

One of my sprinters is here, so he's practically guaranteed a win Pfft
30/12/14 - matt17br said "Sutty's birthday is more important than [Jesus' Birthday]"
[ICL] Santos-Euskadi | The Life And Times | [PCT] i.imgur.com/c85NSl6.png Xero Racing
[CX] Listerijns & Kiwis

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jph27
Apologies everyone for the poor quality of the screenshots - it wasn't until midway through the race that I discovered how to move the camera around in PCM18.
 
cio93
WILCOOOOOOOOO!

Finally. Smile
 
quadsas
Dang jph throw me a bone, 9th is literally worst place to finish
Manager of the greatest team in the world
DK ┼Żalgiris
 
Mresuperstar
Yates: 27th. Rolling Eyes

I don't understand how that even happens. Yates please just try.
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ryant
Bellis let himself down with that shoddy positioning, he clearly had the speed in the end so that seems to be something lost for us in the end Sad

Happy to see us working in the finale though, that may mean Bellis is treated like a favourite.
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Banana John St Ledger in Team Bunzl-Centrica and Team U25Banana

Red Bull Driver in RFactor
 
Marcovdw
Stage 1 survived: check

Claeys sprinting for the win is a good sign.
Manager of Minions
 
jandal7
Kelderman! Awesome start to the race for Philips Grin

A shame Houle got trapped in the second row, seems like he was ready for the sprint and had some speed, but nice to see him leading and sticking around. Hopefully he can do well on the easier finishes coming up, and either him or Dyrnes do well on Stage 5.
30/12/14 - matt17br said "Sutty's birthday is more important than [Jesus' Birthday]"
[ICL] Santos-Euskadi | The Life And Times | [PCT] i.imgur.com/c85NSl6.png Xero Racing
[CX] Listerijns & Kiwis

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i.imgur.com/RPIlJYr.png
3x i.imgur.com/wM6Wok5.png x3
i.imgur.com/olRsxdu.png
 
AbhishekLFC
cio93 wrote:
WILCOOOOOOOOO!

Finally. Smile

Yessssssss, finally!! Grin

Guess that was about perfect from the team.
 
fjhoekie
Prevar is still alive it seems, great result! Not really expecting too much from this race, so anything is a bonus Smile
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Fabianski
What was that? No breakaway attempt, not a single rider in the first group - although none of our riders was among the top favorites, it's still an unacceptable result. GC-wise, we never had big hopes, but given that even the small ones were already destroyed on that first stage, I at least expect some breakaway action. Really disappointing stage.
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DaveTwoBob
Congrats to Abhi - Wilco comes good at last Smile

Very happy with 4th from Fl├╝gel, right in the mix at the end.

Thanks for the report jph, looking forward to more top 5 finishes team.
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