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Fantasy Manager Dr. Do Little from Florida shares his tactics on his prize winning form this year....

Dr. Do Little shares his secrets

Fantasy Manager Dr. Do Little from Florida shares his tactics on his prize winning form this year. He won the Grand Prize of a Specialized S-Works Roubaix SL bicycle in Quick Step - Innergetic colors in the Spring Classics game, and won a pair of Tifozi glasses in the Giro d'Italia game Daily Stage competition. To win a Daily Stage prize you just need to get the most cumulative Stage points in the game for that particular stage. There are 21 winners in each Grande Tour game. You can do this without having to pay to play the game in the first 3 stages:

"My 'secret' is to select a team with riders who have scored well so far, and take into account what kind of stage the next stage is (sprint stage, climb stage, etc.). Stage 4 was a climbers' stage, so some who had already scored well were 'bumped' to make way for riders who climb well. I was lucky in my selection, as the riders I selected 'on the come' did well.

Daily selection like this helps to finalize your team(s), as you can experiment with different combinations and see how they change day to day. Of course, it also leads to more uncertainty about what to do!" Manager Dr. Do Little

If you play the 2007 le Tour game you could win a Cervelo Soloist Carbon bike. The full details of the specifications of this bike will be released shortly. It's free to play the first three stages - you could be our first winner of the great Daily Stage winner prizes from BBB. Registration has already begun.

You too can be a professional team manager for the 2007 Le Tour and create your own dream team from any of the real life riders in this year's Tour. In what's set to be the most open Tour in decades, based on the live racing action, you will take up the challenge of using your knowledge and tactical skill as a race team manager to compete with other virtual managers from around the world. Follow the races live and use your skill and knowledge to win some great prizes.

Update - Le Tour Fantasy Game Prize List

Prize summary: From one Grand Prize and one First Runner-up to three each Second, Third, and Fourth Runner-up prize packages, there are eleven chances for you to win based on your overall performance in the 2007 Le Tour Fantasy Game. There are also 21 daily prizes for each stage's top performer. All prizes are as listed (substitution requests cannot be honored). The roster of prizes so far is as follows:

Grand Prize from Cervelo, Soloist Carbon bike

Daily Prize from BBB Parts - 21 pairs of BSG-23 Winner Quick-Step World Champion glasses designed for Tom Boonen.

10x Runners-up Prizes

  • Set of Shimano Dura Ace WH-7801-SL Wheels - three sets on offer
  • Maxxis Courchevel road tyres - 10 sets on offer
  • Descente Classic Chevron design clothing - four sets on offer
  • PRO Carbon Bottle Cage - x10 on offer
  • Giro Atmos Helmet - x3 Giro Atmos Helmet
  • BBB's BSG-23 Winner Team Quickstep glasses - one for each day of tour

More prizes will be announced in the coming days. To find out more visit the prizes page.

Play for free in the Fantasy Le Tour 2007 game

Remember you can play for free for the first three stages! Try the game out and see how best to play. It's easy to play the Tour games - all you need to do is pick your dream team of 15 from the riders racing in this year's Le Tour start list.

Then each day pick nine riders to race for your fantasy team from these 15. You'll need a good combination of climbers, sprinters, and general classification riders.

For more details go to the rules section of the site. There's also some great tips and tricks in the downloads and winners sections of the site. It's a great way to follow Le Tour 2007.

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