Boss Vos isn't racing, so the pink jersey is up for grabs.

Velominati Super Prestige: Giro Rosa 2015

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Damn. Was I not just raving about this a year ago? Why start a major women’s race in Italy when the TDF is firing up right over there in France or the Netherlands? Actually it was more like 363 days ago as we are late as hell getting to the Giro Rosa VSP. You see, another reason not to start this and the Tour so close together, FFS.

We are going to do something crazy. We will leave the betting window open until 5am pacific something time on Sunday even though a prologue will happen on Friday. Think of it as a rest day swap without the penalty for those amoral enough to engage in such low practices.

This is probably the biggest race on the women’s calendar, and the women’s races seem to be where the differences in the VSP overall are made. And that difference is going towards amazing prizes for the overall including a Jaegher frame and a Café Roubaix wheelset. There is plenty of time for you to Delgado this thing, too, if you wait around until the last minute. So my advice is that you avoid doing that.

This is a Vos-less race, deal with it. Here is the start list.

Final Race Results
1. VAN DER BREGGEN Anna
2. ABBOTT Mara
3. GUARNIER Megan
4. MOOLMAN Ashleigh
5. NIEWIADOMA Katarzyna
Final VSP Results
1. John Irvine (20 points)
2. dancollins (20 points)
3. ErikdR (16 points)
4. ped (15 points)
5. Steampunk (15 points)
6. Clingon (15 points)
7. LeoTea (14 points)
8. Minnesota Expat (14 points)
9. bea (14 points)
10. Michael Heusdens (14 points)
11. xyxax (14 points)
12. CanuckChuck (13 points)
13. bwjosh (12 points)
14. ojhart (12 points)
15. dyalander (12 points)
16. Duende (12 points)
17. sthilzy (12 points)
18. Rigid (12 points)
19. Tobin (12 points)
20. seemunkee (12 points)
21. JonnyG (12 points)
22. ziggy (12 points)
23. Chica (12 points)
24. strathlubnaig (10 points)
25. R00tdown (10 points)
26. LA Dave (10 points)
27. The Grande Fondue (10 points)
28. Mikael Liddy (10 points)
29. wilburrox (10 points)
30. mylezz (9 points)
31. amaZuluDude (9 points)
32. Tom Mc (7 points)
33. gilly (6 points)
34. Teocalli (5 points)
35. simonsaunders (5 points)
36. rfreese888 (4 points)
37. Two Ball Billy (4 points)
38. the Engine (4 points)
39. justinevan88 (4 points)
40. il muro di manayunk (4 points)
41. Harminator (4 points)
42. Kevin (4 points)
43. JohnB (4 points)
44. Fausto (4 points)
45. Yagerbomb (4 points)
46. CoachRobDC (4 points)
47. Patrick (4 points)
48. unversio (4 points)
49. Roobar (4 points)
50. DeKerr (4 points)
51. osbk67 (4 points)
52. Quasar (4 points)
53. Erik (4 points)
54. zeitzmar (4 points)
55. moondance (4 points)
56. 1860 (4 points)
57. Chris (4 points)
58. KogaLover (4 points)
59. ChrisO (4 points)
60. Geraint (4 points)
61. freddy (3 points)
62. foggypeake (2 points)
63. tony macaroni (2 points)
64. Al__S (2 points)
65. Dan_R (2 points)
66. David Booth Beers (2 points)
67. girl (2 points)
68. piwakawaka (2 points)
69. gmk69 (2 points)
70. TheDon (2 points)
71. Lukas (2 points)
72. RobSandy (2 points)
73. BaltoSteve (2 points)
74. plynie (2 points)
75. Chrille (2 points)
76. oneninefiveninesix (2 points)
77. Drew (2 points)
78. Barracuda (2 points)
79. Geordi (2 points)
80. oldensteel (0 points)
81. Julez (0 points)

// Velominati Super Prestige

  1. VSP PICKS:

    1. Ferrand-Prevot
    2. Van Der Berggen
    3. Lichtenberg-Hausler
    4. Long Borghini
    5. Van Vleuten



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  2. VSP PICKS:

    1. Armistead
    2. Stevens
    3. Borghini
    4. Prevot
    5. Abott



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  3. VSP PICKS:

    1. PFP
    2. Hey Abbotttttttttt
    3. Evie Stevie
    4. Van Der Berggen
    5. Longo Borghini



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  4. VSP PICKS:

    1. Ferrand Prevot
    2. Armitstead
    3. Van Der Breggen
    4. Longo Borghini
    5. Abbott



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  5. VSP PICKS:

    1. Ferrand-Prevot
    2. Van Vleuten
    3. Van der Breggen
    4. Abbott
    5. Amialiusik



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  6. VSP PICKS:

    1. Ferrand-Prevot
    2. Mara Abbot
    3. Amialiusik
    4. Van Der Breggen
    5. Longo Borghini



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  7. VSP PICKS:

    1. Maria Abbott
    2. Anna Van Der Bregen
    3. Kasia Niewiadoma
    4. Alena Amialiusik
    5. Pauline Ferand Prevot



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  8. Expect a strong showing from Carmen Small as a support rider with her new Bigla team.

    VSP PICKS:

    1. Armistead
    2. Ferrand-Prevot
    3. Abbott
    4. Berlato
    5. Hanselmann



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  9. May I petition the Keepers to add the Women’s Tour [of Britain] to the VSP schedule next year? It was a few weeks back now, and my word was it a good race! Plus the ITV coverage was co-hosted by Vossy herself—she is a cool lady!

    And yes, I totally agree with Gianni, the idea of organising the biggest women’s race of the year to coincide with the world’s largest annual sporting event is such BS. It’s almost as if they don’t WANT women’s cycling to be popular.

    VSP PICKS:

    1. Armitstead
    2. Borghini
    3. Bronzini
    4. Prevot
    5. Blaak



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  10. VSP PICKS:

    1. Armitstead
    2. Borghini
    3. Bronzini
    4. Ferrand-Prevot
    5. Blaak



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  11. VSP PICKS:

    1. PFP
    2. Abbott
    3. van der Breggen
    4. Borghini
    5. Neylan



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  12. VSP PICKS:

    1. Van Der Breggen
    2. Elisa Longo Borghini
    3. PFP
    4. Meg Guarnier
    5. Mara Abbot



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  13. @dancollins

    VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna van Der Breggen
    2. Mara Abbott
    3. Elisa Long Borghini
    4. Pauline Ferrand-Prevot
    5. Megan Guarnier

    OK, that freaks me out a little bit.




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  14. VSP PICKS:

    1. Mara Abbott
    2. Anna vanderbreggen
    3. van vleuten
    4. Katrin Garfoot
    5. Alena Amialiusik



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  15. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna van der Breggen
    2. Pauline Ferrand-Prévot
    3. Mara Abbott
    4. Katarsyna Niewiadoma
    5. Megan Guarnier



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  16. @xyxax

    at least we have them in a different order.




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  17. VSP PICKS:

    1. Pauline FERRAND PREVOT
    2. Lizzy ARMISTEAD
    3. Elisa LONGO BORGHINI
    4. Annemiek VAN VLEUTEN
    5. Anna VAN DER BREGGEN



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  18. @dancollins

    So you don’t have the same money deal with Gianni where he tells you who to pick and then sorts it out in the software later? I think I’m being two-timed!




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  19. VSP PICKS:

    1. Dee Breggen
    2. Armistead
    3. Fernando Prevot
    4. Borghini
    5. Abbot



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  20. Spelling corrections. Stupid spellcheck

    VSP PICKS:

    1. Der Breggen
    2. Armistead
    3. Ferrand-Prevot
    4. Borghini
    5. Abbot



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  21. Crap shoot.

    VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna van der Breggen
    2. Elisa Longo Borghini
    3. Mara Abbott
    4. Pauline Ferrand Prevot
    5. Elizabeth Armitstead



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  22. Putting in a placeholder next year for K. Niewiadoma.

    VSP PICKS:

    1. A. Van Der Breggen
    2. P. Ferrand-Prévot
    3. E. Longo Borghini
    4. A. Moolmans
    5. A. Amialiusik



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  23. VSP PICKS:

    1. Palin Ferrand-Prevot
    2. Lizzie Armitstead
    3. Annemiek van Vleuten
    4. Mara Abbot
    5. Alena Amialiusik



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  24. You know, Vos is so good she could probably win even though she didn’t start.




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  25. VSP PICKS:

    1. Ferrand Prevot
    2. van der Breggen
    3. Borghini
    4. Armitstead
    5. Abbott



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  26. VSP PICKS:

    1. Abbott, Mara
    2. Van Der Breggen, Anna
    3. Ferrand Prevot, Pauline
    4. Amialiusik, Alena
    5. Longo Borghini, Elisa



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  27. VSP PICKS:

    1. Ferrand Prevot
    2. Borghini
    3. Armistead
    4. Abott
    5. Neyland



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  28. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna van der Breggen
    2. Evelyn Stevens
    3. Mara Abbott
    4. Pauline Ferrand-Prévot
    5. Katarzyna Niewiadoma



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  29. VSP PICKS:

    1. Anna van der Breggen
    2. Elisa Longo Borghini
    3. Katarzyna Niewiadoma
    4. Pauline Ferrand Prevot
    5. Alena Amialiusik



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  30. VSP PICKS:

    1. Abbott
    2. Prevot
    3. VDB
    4. Armistead
    5. Stevens



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  31. VSP PICKS:

    1. Pauline Ferrand-Prevot
    2. Anna van der Breggen
    3. Mara Abbott
    4. Evelyn Stevens
    5. Katarzyna Niewadoma



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  32. VSP PICKS:

    1. Longo Borghini
    2. Prevot
    3. Armistead
    4. Abbott
    5. van der Breggen



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  33. VSP PICKS:

    1. STEVENS Evie
    2. ABBOTT Mara
    3. FERRAND PREVOT Pauline



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  34. VSP PICKS:

    1. STEVENS Evie
    2. ABBOTT Mara
    3. FERRAND PREVOT Pauline
    4. ARMISTEAD Lizzie
    5. van der BREGGEN Anna



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  35. VSP PICKS:

    1. ARMISTEAD Lizzie
    2. Anna van der Breggen
    3. Pauline Ferrand Prevot
    4. Elisa Longo Borghini
    5. Abbott, Mara



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  36. Although Vos is still a chance !

    VSP PICKS:

    1. FERRAND PREVOT
    2. ARMISTEAD
    3. STEVENS
    4. BORGHINI
    5. van der BREGGEN



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  37. VSP PICKS:

    1. Abbott
    2. Ferrand PreVot
    3. Van der Breggen
    4. Muscletone Lichan
    5. Bronzini



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  38. VSP PICKS:

    1. Abbott
    2. Stevens
    3. Longo Bhorgini
    4. Ferrand-Prevot
    5. van der Breggen



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  39. No Vos? Meh, I’d have picked Lizzie ‘sur la plaque, fucktards’ Armitstead anyway, based on her performance last Sunday. Here she is on Michaelgate, wearing her five face and fifty-three.

    VSP PICKS:

    1. ARMITSTEAD Elizabeth
    2. FERRAND PREVOT Pauline
    3. ABBOTT Mara
    4. STEVENS Evelyn
    5. VAN DER BREGGEN Anna



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  40. VSP PICKS:

    1. Armistead
    2. Van Der Breggen
    3. Van Dijk
    4. Longo Borgini
    5. Ferrand Prevot



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  41. Totally forgot about this…




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  42. Do I get a jersey for being joint leader on here I wonder




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  43. @The Engine

    Yes! You get a signed Team GB jersey worn by Emma Pooley to wear as a sock in your next race.




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  44. @Harminator

    @The Engine

    Yes! You get a signed Team GB jersey worn by Emma Pooley to wear as a sock in your next race.

    Arf, Arf – Actually I’ve just noticed that I don’t have a KT 2015 badge either. It’s some sort of conspiracy.




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  45. I wish there was more coverage of this race. It was definitely over shadowed by Le Tour. Scrolling all the way down on CN to see results seemed odd. It was too far away.




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  46. Well I won’t be winning this one either…

    Final results:

    Van der Breggen

    Abbott

    Guarnier

    Moolman

    Niewiadoma




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  47. Haaaaaaaaaaaahahahahahahaaaaaa. [en français] Null points!

    Literally the lowest of anyone.




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  48. Thanks for letting me borrow the bands for awhile. I saw @dancollins in my helmet mirror and had to take an emergency nature break. Tommy Voeckler, indeed.




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  49. Well color me tickled pink. Tip of the cap to http://cyclingtips.com.au/ella/ for the coverage and insight.




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