2018 Vuelta al Tachira en Bicicleta

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Assassin [Troy The Trader] Thursday 18.Jan 23:09, 2018
18th FC-manager overall
I agree with that. These races in South America can be a nice start to the season and could form a solid block for the Colombian Riders who have Nationals in February usually as well.

Andy [Luxembourg Finest] Thursday 18.Jan 23:02, 2018
Bring back San Luis

Partykjeppen [Il Piccolo Partykjepps] Thursday 18.Jan 22:50, 2018
Would be could if they could tack on one more decent race in South America around these two - would be worthwhile for more European riders to make the trip over for a sustained period of early season-racing in decent climate.

Assassin [Troy The Trader] Thursday 18.Jan 22:15, 2018
18th FC-manager overall
Yes, it seems quite a few of the lads born in 1997 have moved up to WT this year. And just on Sosa and Rivera, they are next out at Oro y Paz which will be a nice test for them.

Partykjeppen [Il Piccolo Partykjepps] Thursday 18.Jan 21:25, 2018
Hard to know what the best way to blood these precocious climbers through. I thought Dani Martinez was too young when he was sent to the Giro in 2016 and hardly did anything then or in this year's edition. On the other, perhaps this exposure to the top end of the spectrum is helpful in the long run, given it's dosed sparingly.

I'll run the numbers when I get enough free time (about 2025ish), but it seems there's been a trend of the most talented climbers in the junior/U23-ranks being signed to PCT/WT-level at a younger age than before.

Assassin [Troy The Trader] Thursday 18.Jan 21:06, 2018
18th FC-manager overall
I'm not sure Rivera will go, if he does it could be that he is pulled after a certain amount of days. Sosa i would expect to go and Torres could be the mentor indeed.

Partykjeppen [Il Piccolo Partykjepps] Thursday 18.Jan 19:59, 2018
The only thing I'd say about the current system of Savio signing teenage South-American climbers and yet again looks like he's hit some big talent is that Rodolfo Torres has been demoted to mentor-role. Big question here is how Sosa/Rivera will hold their own against the best if they get selected for this year's Giro.

Assassin [Troy The Trader] Thursday 18.Jan 17:57, 2018
18th FC-manager overall
OOOOOOO KEVIN RIVERRRRRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

Andy [Luxembourg Finest] Thursday 18.Jan 17:55, 2018
Kevin!! Let the hype start for 2018