We're still waiting for bwb to stop trying to mug us with Ben Hermans, but here are some provisional stats for the draft. All of these tables can be seen in full in the
Comparing the drafts. I extracted just the eligible U-26 riders from the main draft game, and ranked their pick order. There were 55 in each group, exactly half of the 110-player totals in that game. Here's how those drafts compare with this one:
Average age. 'sparta has by far the youngest team, averaging 7 months less than the next youngest team. The youngest drafted rider was tgartner's last pick Daan Olivier of Astana at 20 years 2 months.
U-26 Rider Ranking. With three races hitting the scoreboard today, 128 eligible U-26 riders have now scored CQ ranking points in 2013. Here are the top 30:
Draft Leage Team Ranking. And finally, the team ranking. Tom Jelte Slagter gave me a big start, of course, but the Izagirre brothers also scored big points for V90 in second place.