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Entries in Tour of California (9)

Thursday
May262011

Tour of California Power Analysis Summary

Frank Overton, coach and owner of FasCat Coaching,  spent last week analyzing power files from UnitedHealthCare Pro Cycling Team’s Rory Sutherland as he raced the 2011 Tour of California.  In his recap post, Frank takes a look at the data behind Rory's performance.

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Saturday
May212011

Amgen Tour of California Stage 5

View Team Sky rider, Greg Henderson's Stage 5 race file with full analysis by Hunter Allen of Peaks Coaching Group here.  View UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling rider, Rory Sutherland's Stage 5 race file with full analysis by Frank Overton of FasCat Coaching here.

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Thursday
May192011

Rory Sutherland Finishes 3rd in Stage 4

For a full race recap and file analysis by Frank Overton of FasCat Coaching, visit the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling 2011 Amgen Tour of California Stage 4 race page on TrainingPeaks.com.

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Wednesday
May182011

Greg Henderson's Winning Stage 3 Race File

For a full race recap and file analysis by Hunter Allen, visit the Team Sky 2011 Amgen Tour of California Stage 3 race page on TrainingPeaks.com.

Team Sky made it two-for-two yesterday at the Amgen Tour of California as stage 2 winner, Ben Swift, passed the yellow jersey on to stage three winner and teammate, Greg Henderson.  In an impressive display of power, Henderson averaged 955 watts for the last 27 seconds of the 5:31 ride.

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Tuesday
May172011

Tour of California Stage 2 Race Files: Team Sky's Greg Henderson

For a full race recap and file analysis by Hunter Allen, visit the Team Sky 2011 Amgen Tour of California Stage 2 race page on TrainingPeaks.com.

A shortened Stage 2 at the Amgen Tour of California and a change in start location (from Squaw Valley to Nevada City) due to weather conditions saw an anxious field of riders finally able to begin their race, after the cancellation of Sunday's Stage 1.  Many had expected adverse conditions over at least part of the nearly 100km trek and the teams seemed to be respectful of one another in the rain.

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