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@oldensteel's activity:

Attention all Velominati. The Tour VSP is going on line and it should be a good one. Sure, between Froomy and Bertie a person could hedge their bets but Moviestar is all in for Valverde, BMC for TeeJay, Astana for the Shark and Garmin is finally committing to a team leader in Talansky. Some other teams (ahem…Trek Factory Racing for one) have...

@oldensteel's posts:

  1. With the TT tomorrow, I fully expect some major shake-ups in the Top 5. It won’t be enough for my VSP picks to come through, but it will surely be as interesting as the last few weeks. I really did enjoy seeing Horner put in a move yesterday though and TJ… »

  2. I’m going to need some inspired rides from the rest of my picks to make this happen. »

  3. If Talansky makes it to the line or better yet, through tomorrow, we should re-badge him as V-Lansky. »

  4. VSP PICKS (1st Rest Day Swaps): 1. Nibali 2. Porte 3. Van Gaarderen 4. Rui Costa 5. Horner »

  5. With Contador out, I think Costa and Horner will work together for 4th and 5th respectively. I don’t see them overtaking the BMC sqauad though VSP PICKS (1st Rest Day Swaps): 1. Nibali 2. Porte 3. Van Gaarderen 4. Rui Costa 5. Horner »

  6. How fitting is it that Stage “V” was exactly that? When I saw the rain this morning this morning and heard it was 50 F there, I was sure that everyone would get throttled. I can’t blame Froome for packing it in, most regular people want a day off after a … »

  7. @Deakus Thanks and best of luck. »

  8. Full disclosure: VSP newbie, Long-time reader, first-time poster, admittedly chronic rule breaker, part-time pot stirrer and general lover of cycling here. Best of luck to all. VSP PICKS: 1. Nibali 2. Porte 3. Van Gaarderen 4. Contador 5. Horner »