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2018 Paris - Roubaix

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Francisco [K92-Team Neverland] Monday 9.Apr 12:27, 2018
19th FC-manager overall
A beautiful race with so many brave riders on the pavé.
Among the several falled in action one will be missed forever!
Rest In Peace, Michael.

For sure, one brave Sniper up there in the sky joining a large bunch of brave ones!!! :(

goon1221 [BMC] Monday 9.Apr 09:43, 2018
15th FC-manager overall - 18th FC-manager last 6 weeks
Sad sad news .... so young RIP

LosBrolin [JuhaMieto] Monday 9.Apr 09:28, 2018
5th FC-manager overall - 19th FC-manager last 6 weeks

Koronin [Koronin] Monday 9.Apr 05:23, 2018
RIP: Goolaerts. Just very sad.

sker [Team Paracarri] Monday 9.Apr 02:51, 2018
It's just so sad, 23 years... RIP Goolaerts.
I really just hope at this point that at least this was just an unavoidable tragedy due to natural causes, if any kind of substance is involved would be even more sad :(

Viktor86 [Le Tour de Brabant] Monday 9.Apr 01:29, 2018
No words for it. :(

Nathan [CT Glory] Monday 9.Apr 00:57, 2018
12th FC-manager overall - 2nd FC-manager last 6 weeks
Rest in peace.
Another one gone too early.

Aragonite [TORA TORA TORA] Monday 9.Apr 00:50, 2018
6th FC-manager overall - 20th FC-manager last 6 weeks
Only twenty-three years old. What a fucking waste. RIP.

sinal [sinal cycling team] Sunday 8.Apr 23:58, 2018
16th FC-manager overall - 12th FC-manager last 6 weeks
Terrible news!

DiChiappa [Il Scudetto] Sunday 8.Apr 23:55, 2018
23th FC-manager overall

"It is with unimaginable sadness that we have to communicate the passing of our rider and friend Michael Goolaerts. He passed away Sunday evening at 22:40 in Lille hospital in the presence of his family members and loved ones, who we keep in our thoughts. He died of cardiac arrest, all medical assistance was to no avail.

For now there will be no further communication as we want to give his close ones time to deal with this terrible loss. We thank you in advance for respecting the privacy of his relatives.

R.I.P. Michael! You will always be one of us!"

22 years ..

Assassin [Troy The Trader] Sunday 8.Apr 23:39, 2018
13th FC-manager overall
RIP Michael Goolaerts

Aragonite [TORA TORA TORA] Sunday 8.Apr 23:07, 2018
6th FC-manager overall - 20th FC-manager last 6 weeks
Best race and result from Taylor Phinney for a long, long time. Hope it augurs well for the future.

Koronin [Koronin] Sunday 8.Apr 22:57, 2018
Soler said it was a good learning experience and he wants to race Paris-Roubaix again.

Viktor86 [Le Tour de Brabant] Sunday 8.Apr 17:30, 2018
I'm afraid I scaled Sagan too low for a good result.

goon1221 [BMC] Sunday 8.Apr 13:42, 2018
15th FC-manager overall - 18th FC-manager last 6 weeks
Van Avermaet deja vu from last year .... didn't he have some cauting up problems early even then ?

Assassin [Troy The Trader] Sunday 8.Apr 12:15, 2018
13th FC-manager overall
Nice to see Soler getting experience on cobbles from the front

Francisco [K92-Team Neverland] Sunday 8.Apr 11:09, 2018
19th FC-manager overall
Good luck!!!!!!!! :)

P.S. I was close to chose another french but Laporte, instead of Petit... :)

Partykjeppen [Il Piccolo Partykjepps] Sunday 8.Apr 11:07, 2018
FDJ have been riding at the front until about 50 ks left in most of the cobbled races this year, this is the one where it’ll make the difference. Wolfman Duchesne been the cobble-domestique-signing of the year for me.

Partykjeppen [Il Piccolo Partykjepps] Sunday 8.Apr 11:02, 2018
I’m going for a French dreamday, come on Petit! And also wish me luck in trying to avoid knowing how this race ended before watching it Tuesday evening.

Francisco [K92-Team Neverland] Sunday 8.Apr 10:57, 2018
19th FC-manager overall
Eurosport on screen!
FC open just to take a look at teams before a long and pleasant race to watch, i hope! :)

goon1221 [BMC] Sunday 8.Apr 09:51, 2018
15th FC-manager overall - 18th FC-manager last 6 weeks
The hardest droppings of I rider I've ever did is this ... drop Gilbert ... my favourite rider thru many years, who i believe is the strongest guy in the field, and obviously in great shape.. :D .... against nature is what it is what it is :D

goon1221 [BMC] Sunday 8.Apr 09:44, 2018
15th FC-manager overall - 18th FC-manager last 6 weeks
The Gilbert appearance .... wow .... Quick step just won't give is manager player a break :D .... the " never change a winning team " principle comes to mind, and Gilbert is really looking forward to next week ? .... and Quick step is just messing with the others teams here :D .... well, we'll find out ....

Francisco [K92-Team Neverland] Saturday 7.Apr 21:03, 2018
19th FC-manager overall
Be careful if the dice gives you 1. Or even 2... :)

Andy [Luxembourg Finest] Saturday 7.Apr 20:52, 2018
21th FC-manager last 6 weeks
Here we have some other tactical alternatives than RVV when approach to manager teams. Harder to find to pick scenarios here for me and also to think through how many Quick Step riders. Thinking about throw dice and see how many riders I should pick from them. Good idea? :D

Assassin [Troy The Trader] Saturday 7.Apr 19:07, 2018
13th FC-manager overall
Startlist Final

goon1221 [BMC] Friday 6.Apr 14:14, 2018
15th FC-manager overall - 18th FC-manager last 6 weeks
If Nibali can win MSR... Gilbert can too

Andy [Luxembourg Finest] Friday 6.Apr 14:04, 2018
21th FC-manager last 6 weeks
He planned to race Roubaix last year also. He just wants to get all monuments, don't think he will get that because of MSR, but when you got the 3 others you of course have to try. Will be hard for him this year because long time ago since last try at Roubaix, but never say never with Gilbert.

goon1221 [BMC] Friday 6.Apr 12:55, 2018
15th FC-manager overall - 18th FC-manager last 6 weeks
I guess he got nothing to prove in the ardennes, and something to prove here :))

Partykjeppen [Il Piccolo Partykjepps] Friday 6.Apr 12:30, 2018
Like Francisco I don't think we've seen PhilGil unleash himself fully so far this season.

Francisco [K92-Team Neverland] Friday 6.Apr 12:17, 2018
19th FC-manager overall
Le pavé, mon ami, le pavé...
This year his focus changed a bit, don't you think?.. After all, he's chasing another monument to his fantastic collection...

goon1221 [BMC] Friday 6.Apr 09:41, 2018
15th FC-manager overall - 18th FC-manager last 6 weeks
For Ronde I was expecting alot of similar teams .... and even PR should favor many of the same guys .... but this game I expect alot more difference between our teams .... and if Terpstra seems to have taken over the mp and captain spot from Sagan .... am I right?
And Gilbert ... I'm sure he can do well even here, but I gotta say I find it a little weird seeing him on the start list, as the Ardenne week's coming up ... ?