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Giro Stage Predictor: Stage 16

Tuesday 22nd May

Limone sul Garda - Falzes/Pfalzen 173km

STRICT DEADLINE = STAGE START TIME 13:00 CET

NOTE STRICT DEADLINE NOW: TIMESTAMP 1 MINUTE PAST START TIME WILL NOT COUNT

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Steve's preview at Steephill:

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Stage 15 Results

NOTE STRICT DEADLINE NOW: TIMESTAMP 1 MINUTE PAST START TIME WILL NOT COUNT

Rabottini, J-Rod, Losada.

With Pirazzi, Sella and later Cunego in the power break, the game was well represented by fineco, andrewp, newcomer byzantium (2 riders), Triki and myself. But it was not to be, and the only points today were scored by the 12 DS's who took J-Rod. Little change in the GC, with pablo777 maintaining his lead as cappello rosa.

Link to spreadsheet with full results history

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Rules

For each stage, you (the DS) pick three riders. The order of your picks does not matter. The first three riders score. The basic score is stage winner 4 points, second place 2 points, third 1 point.

In addition there are bonus points awarded. Stage winner bonus is 24 points, second place bonus 12 points, third place bonus 6 points. The bonus points are split equally among all the DS's who picked that rider. Thus you're likely to get a big bonus for an outsider who scores, whereas the bonus for a favorite will be split among a lot of DS's.

The strict entry deadline is the official start time of the stage. Subject to the deadline, you may change any or all of your picks, but only one time, in a single reply to your original post. The only exception to "one change only" is that you may make a substitution for a pick announced as DNS - but still subject to the deadline.

If you miss making an entry for a stage, you score zero for that stage, but you're still in the competition. Also, there's no limit to how early you can make picks. If you want to pick for future stages ahead of time, just post in the latest thread and make sure I've seen it.

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