Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tour de France Stage 10

Aurillac  to Carmaux – 158 km             Todays stage is not exactly a flat stage with 2 x 4th cat climbs and 2 x 3rd cat climb. The sprint points come early in the stage before the climbs … Continue reading

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Juan Antonio Flecha’s Kj, TSS and Normalized Power

Stage Energy Expen. (Kj) TSS Normalised Power (Watts) Distance (km) 1 3373 197 254 191 2 628 47 430 23 3 3195 185 263 198 4 3744 245 308 172 5 3285 217 320 164 6 4318 290 312 226 … Continue reading

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Calorie Consumption

This is Greg Lemonds response to a question regarding the food he eats at the Tour. How much do those guys eat? Q:What is the daily caloric consumption of riders during mountain stages of races such as the Tour de … Continue reading

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Tour de France Stage 9

  Stage 9 Issoire to Saint Four  – 208km         Todays stage is an important stage for the riders. Going into the rest day tomorrow they will want to be placed well on GC and in looking at … Continue reading

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Live Tour de France Srm Data

http://data.srmlive.de/TDF/ You can view the telemetry of these riders live!  Oss, Daniel [95] Liquigas    Basso, Ivan [91] Liquigas   Vandborg, Brian [9] Saxo Bank    El Fares, Julien [155] Cofidis   Zingle, Romain [159] Cofidis   Buffaz, Mickael [152] Cofidis   Zeits, Andrey [69] Astana    Vaitkus, Thomas [68] Astana    Montfort, Maxime [15] Trek    Danny, Pate [176] HTC    Irizar, Markel [73] RadioShack    Bookwalter, Brent [142] BMC   Schaer, Michael [149] BMC 

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Tour de France Facts

123,900 – calories burned by a rider in the course of the Tour 324,000 at 60rpm, 486,000 at 90rpm – number of pedal strokes taken per rider over the Tour Three – average number of chains worn out by a … Continue reading

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Tour de France Stage 7

Stage 7 – Le Mans  Châteauroux 218 km The Route   The Route Profile     The stage today is as flat as a pancake. It should be a perfect day for the likes of Cavendish, Farrar and the likes. … Continue reading

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Tour de France Stage 6

Stage 6 – Dinan to Lisieux at 226.5 km The stage 6th stage see’s the riders covering more km’s than the previous few stages. The food consumption both on the bike and off will start to play a vital role in some of these … Continue reading

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Tour de France Stage 5

Stage 5 brings the riders from Carhaix – Cap Fréhel with a total distance of 158km. Being a flat and relatively short stage the riders will be looking for easy riding today after yesterdays wet and miserable conditions. We will undoubtably see … Continue reading

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Tour de France Stage 4

Stage 4 saw the riders travel from Lorient to Mur-de-Bretagne covering a total distance of 172km. The weather was not pleasant with rain for most of the stage , The final assault on the Mur was conducted in brighter conditions thought with … Continue reading

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