Selected riders carried Velon data devices in the Stage 7 individual time trial in San Benedetto del Tronto on Tuesday as Tirreno-Adriatico came to a close with overall victory for Nairo Quintana of Movistar Team. Here's a breakdown of some of the performance data:
Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) - 8th
Time: 11'34" | Speed: 51.9km/h | A fine effort by the Team Sky leader securing him a top-five overall finish at the end of an impressive individual race. Thomas won Stage 2 with a superb lone break.
Ryan Mullen (Cannondale-Drapac Pro Cycling Team) - 9th
Time: 11'35" | Speed: 51.8km/h | Power: 462W (Max 959W) | Heart Rate: 179bpm (187bpm) | Cadence: 89rpm
30" Peak power: 661W (143% effort – Mullen flew out of the gate with his strongest 30" effort before settling into a rhythm).
First Half: 5'35" - 53.7km/h - 449W Second Half: 6'00" – 50.0km/h - 474W
Andrey Amador (Movistar Team) - 14th
Time: 11'40" | Speed: 51.4km/h | Power: 441W (Max: 750W) | Cadence: 98rpm
30" Peak power: 539W (122% of average power as his initial effort – for the first 30")
First half: 5'36" - 53.6km/h - 433W Second Half: 6'04" – 49.5km/h - 448W
A very strong final stage for the Costa Rican all-rounder to cap a great week for the team.
Manuel Quinziato – BMC Racing Team - 19th
Time: 11'45" | Speed: 51.1km/h | Power: 387W (Max: 875W) | Cadence: 99rpm
30" Peak power: 461W (119% effort – Quinziato accelerated hard out of the corner at halfway, a sign he conserved energy and had reserves to step up his effort).
First Half: 5:34min - 53.9km/h - 394W Second Half: 6:11min – 48.5km/h - 382W
After two thirds of the course Quinziato looked destined to challenge the leaders, before losing critical seconds in the last sector.
Maxime Monfort (Lotto Soudal) - 60th
Time: 12'02" | Speed: 49.9km/h | Power: 422W (Max: 1013W) | Cadence: 96rpm
30" Peak power: 524W (124% of average power over the entire time trial in the opening metres)
First half: 5'43" - 52.5km/h - 422W Second Half: 6:19min – 47.5km/h - 422W
A very good ride with an average speed by the Belgian of nearly 50.0km/h and 422W average power. His effort was very consistent with the same average power in the first and second sectors.
Juan José Lobato (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) - 61st
Time: 12:04 | Speed: 49.7km/h | Power: 371W (Max: 916W) | Cadence: 92rpm
First half: 5'46" - 52.0km/h - 369W Second Half: 6'18" – 47.6km/h - 373W
The sprinter had a solid TT, within 30" of the winning time.
Giovanni Visconti (Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team) - 86th
Time: 12'18" | Speed: 48.8km/h | Power: 280W (Max: 820W) | Cadence: 95rpm
30s Peak power: 346W (124% effort – after 5km, putting out his hardest effort)
First Half: 5'51" - 51.3km/h - 266W Second half: 6:28min – 46.4km/h - 293W.
Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors Pro Cycling Team) - 124th
Time: 12'43" | Speed: 47.2km/h | Power: 341W (Max: 800W) | Cadence: 90rpm
30" Peak power: 451W (132% effort - Gaviria puts in a hard effort before the turning point at 5km. His overall power is very even)
First Half: 6'04" – 49.5km/h - 332W Second Half: 6'39" – 45.1km/h - 348W
Monday’s stage winner controls his power – it’s all about preparation for Milan–Sanremo now. He still achieved an average speed of 47.2km/h.