Sunday, 24 March 2013

Froomey goes supersonic but can't beat last year's time on Ospedale




Col de l'Ospedale
2013:14,2 km@6,2%---33:36---average speed 25.36 km/h(Chris Froome)
2012:14,2 km@6,2%---33:21---average speed 25.55 km/h(Fedrigo-Nocentini-Nordhaug-Evans)-RECORD
2011:14,2 km@6,2%---34:04---average speed 25.01 km/h(Frank Schleck)
2010:14,2 km@6,2%---36:38---average speed 23.26 km/h(Pierrick Fedrigo)

Friday, 22 March 2013

Impressive feat by Dan Martin




Port Aine
2013:18,4 km@6,6%---49:29---average speed 22.31 km/h(Daniel Martin)
                              ---49:29---average speed 22.31 km/h(Rodriguez-Quintana)

Thursday, 21 March 2013

Slow tempo on Vallter 2000




Vallter 2000
2013:12,1 km@7,3%---34:19---average speed 21.16 km/h(Nairo Quintana)

Sunday, 17 March 2013

San Remo 2013 : A tough one




Poggio
2013:3,7 km@3,9%---6:48---average speed 32.65 km/h(Cancellara-Sagan-Ciolek-Paolini-Pozzato)
2012:3,7 km@3,9%---6:33---average speed 33.89 km/h(Cancellara-Gerrans-Nibali)
2011:3,7 km@3,9%---6:25---average speed 34.60 km/h(Nibali-Cancellara)
2010:3,7 km@3,9%---6:14---average speed 35.61 km/h(Pozzato-Gilbert)
2009:3,7 km@3,9%---6:04---average speed 36.59 km/h(Filippo Pozzato)
2008:3,7 km@3,9%---6:07---average speed 36.29 km/h(Philippe Gilbert)
2007:3,7 km@3,9%---6:13---average speed 35.71 km/h(Gilbert-Ricco)
2006:3,7 km@3,9%---6:11---average speed 35.90 km/h(Ballan-Pozzato)
2005:3,7 km@3,9%---6:04---average speed 36.59 km/h(Pellizotti-Rebellin-Kirchen-Celestino-Merckx)
2004:3,7 km@3,9%---6:27---average speed 34.42 km/h(Bettini-Vicioso-S.Sanchez-Celestino-100+ riders peloton)
2003:3,7 km@3,9%---6:17---average speed 35.33 km/h(Paolini-Celestino-Bettini-Di Luca)
2002:3,7 km@3,9%---6:15---average speed 35.52 km/h(Paolo Bettini)
2001:3,7 km@3,9%---6:02---average speed 36.80 km/h(Rebellin-Bartoli-Colombo-Van Petegem-Petito)
2000:3,7 km@3,9%---5:56---average speed 37.42 km/h(Rebellin-Van Petegem-Tchmil)
1999:3,7 km@3,9%---6:04---average speed 36.59 km/h(Gabriele Colombo)
1998:3,7 km@3,9%---5:51---average speed 37.95 km/h(Alberto Elli)
1997:3,7 km@3,9%---6:03---average speed 36.69 km/h(Bartoli-Museeuw-Ferigato)
1996:3,7 km@3,9%---6:27---average speed 34.42 km/h(Colombo-Gontchenkov-Coppolillo-Sciandri)
                            ---6:10---average speed 36.00 km/h(Favourites group)
1995:3,7 km@3,9%---5:46---average speed 38.50 km/h(Fondriest-Jalabert)-RECORD
1994:3,7 km@3,9%---6:01---average speed 36.90 km/h(Giorgio Furlan)
1993:3,7 km@3,9%---6:07---average speed 36.29 km/h(Maurizio Fondriest)
1992:3,7 km@3,9%---6:07---average speed 36.29 km/h(Moreno Argentin)
1991:3,7 km@3,9%---6:57---average speed 31.94 km/h(Claudio Chiappucci)
1990:3,7 km@3,9%---7:02---average speed 31.56 km/h(Gianni Bugno)
1989:3,7 km@3,9%---6:48---average speed 32.65 km/h(Laurent Fignon)
1987:3,7 km@3,9%---6:48---average speed 32.65 km/h(Erich Maechler)
                            ---6:31---average speed 34.07 km/h(Kelly-Vanderaerden-30 riders group)
1984:3,7 km@3,9%---6:58---average speed 31.87 km/h(Roche-Madiot)
1982:3,7 km@3,9%---8:06---average speed 27.41 km/h(Gomez-Bondue)
1979:3,7 km@3,9%---7:08---average speed 31.12 km/h(Raas-Vandenbroucke-Willems)



Cipressa
2013:5,7 km@4,1%---10:49---average speed 31.62 km/h(Pozzato-Gilbert-30 riders group)
2012:5,7 km@4,1%---10:20---average speed 33.10 km/h(Hoogerland-Vila)
2011:5,7 km@4,1%---9:47---average speed  34.96 km/h(Michele Scarponi)
2010:5,7 km@4,1%---10:05---average speed 33.92 km/h(Lampre led peloton)
2009:5,7 km@4,1%---9:45---average speed 35.08 km/h(Basso-Nibali-Rebellin-30 riders group)
2008:5,7 km@4,1%---10:08---average speed 33.75 km/h(Bettini-Rebellin-Lovkvist-Axelsson)
2007:5,7 km@4,1%---9:56---average speed 34.43 km/h(Pellizotti-Moletta-Popovych)
2006:5,7 km@4,1%---9:55---average speed 34.49 km/h(60+ riders peloton)
2005:5,7 km@4,1%---9:57---average speed 34.37 km/h(Fassa Bortolo 100+ riders led peloton)
2004:5,7 km@4,1%---10:01---average speed 34.14 km/h(100+riders peloton)
2003:5,7 km@4,1%---9:55---average speed 34.49 km/h(Bettini-Rebellin-Vinokourov-Freire)
2002:5,7 km@4,1%---10:24---average speed 32.88 km/h(Kivilev-I.Gutierrez)
2001:5,7 km@4,1%---9:35---average speed 35.69 km/h(Francesco Casagrande)
2000:5,7 km@4,1%---9:50---average speed  34.78 km/h(Bartoli-Dominguez)(source:Davide Cassani)
1999:5,7 km@4,1%---9:37---average speed  35.56 km/h(Marco Pantani)(source:Davide Cassani)
1998:5,7 km@4,1%---9:38---average speed 35.50 km/h(Hamburger-Elli-80+ riders peloton)
1997:5,7 km@4,1%---9:42---average speed 35.26 km/h(Stefano Della Santa)
1996:5,7 km@4,1%---9:19---average speed 36.71 km/h(Colombo-Gontchenkov)
1993:5,7 km@4,1%---10:04---average speed 33.97 km/h(Bontempi-Fondriest-Armstrong-120 riders peloton)
1992:5,7 km@4,1%---10:05---average speed 33.92 km/h(Raul Alcala)
1989:5,7 km@4,1%---10:30---average speed 32.57 km/h(PDM 40+ riders led peloton)
1987:5,7 km@4,1%---11:22---average speed 30.09 km/h(Erich Maechler)
1984:5,7 km@4,1%---10:57---average speed 31.23 km/h(60 riders peloton)

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Historical ascent times up legendary Poggio

© Gazzetta dello Sport

Poggio
2012:3,7 km@3,9%---6:33---average speed 33.89 km/h(Cancellara-Gerrans-Nibali)
2011:3,7 km@3,9%---6:25---average speed 34.60 km/h(Nibali-Cancellara)
2010:3,7 km@3,9%---6:14---average speed 35.61 km/h(Pozzato-Gilbert)
2009:3,7 km@3,9%---6:04---average speed 36.59 km/h(Filippo Pozzato)
2008:3,7 km@3,9%---6:07---average speed 36.29 km/h(Philippe Gilbert)
2007:3,7 km@3,9%---6:13---average speed 35.71 km/h(Gilbert-Ricco)
2006:3,7 km@3,9%---6:11---average speed 35.90 km/h(Ballan-Pozzato)
2005:3,7 km@3,9%---6:04---average speed 36.59 km/h(Pellizotti-Rebellin-Kirchen-Celestino-Merckx)
2004:3,7 km@3,9%---6:27---average speed 34.42 km/h(Bettini-Vicioso-S.Sanchez-Celestino-100+ riders peloton)
2003:3,7 km@3,9%---6:17---average speed 35.33 km/h(Paolini-Celestino-Bettini-Di Luca)
2002:3,7 km@3,9%---6:15---average speed 35.52 km/h(Paolo Bettini)
2001:3,7 km@3,9%---6:02---average speed 36.80 km/h(Rebellin-Bartoli-Colombo-Van Petegem-Petito)
2000:3,7 km@3,9%---5:56---average speed 37.42 km/h(Rebellin-Van Petegem-Tchmil)
1999:3,7 km@3,9%---6:04---average speed 36.59 km/h(Gabriele Colombo)
1998:3,7 km@3,9%---5:51---average speed 37.95 km/h(Alberto Elli)
1997:3,7 km@3,9%---6:03---average speed 36.69 km/h(Bartoli-Museeuw-Ferigato)
1996:3,7 km@3,9%---6:27---average speed 34.42 km/h(Colombo-Gontchenkov-Coppolillo-Sciandri)
                             ---6:10---average speed 36.00 km/h(Favourites group)
1995:3,7 km@3,9%---5:46---average speed 38.50 km/h(Fondriest-Jalabert)-RECORD
1994:3,7 km@3,9%---6:01---average speed 36.90 km/h(Giorgio Furlan)
1993:3,7 km@3,9%---6:07---average speed 36.29 km/h(Maurizio Fondriest)
1992:3,7 km@3,9%---6:07---average speed 36.29 km/h(Moreno Argentin)
1991:3,7 km@3,9%---6:57---average speed 31.94 km/h(Claudio Chiappucci)
1990:3,7 km@3,9%---7:02---average speed 31.56 km/h(Gianni Bugno)
1989:3,7 km@3,9%---6:48---average speed 32.65 km/h(Laurent Fignon)
1987:3,7 km@3,9%---6:48---average speed 32.65 km/h(Erich Maechler)
                             ---6:31---average speed 34.07 km/h(Kelly-Vanderaerden-30 riders group)
1984:3,7 km@3,9%---6:58---average speed 31.87 km/h(Roche-Madiot)
1982:3,7 km@3,9%---8:06---average speed 27.41 km/h(Gomez-Bondue)
1979:3,7 km@3,9%---7:08---average speed 31.12 km/h(Raas-Vandenbroucke-Willems)

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Historical ascent times up legendary Cipressa


© Milansanremo.co.uk

Cipressa
2012:5,7 km@4,1%---10:20---average speed 33.10 km/h(Hoogerland-Vila)
2011:5,7 km@4,1%---9:47---average speed  34.96 km/h(Michele Scarponi)
2010:5,7 km@4,1%---10:05---average speed 33.92 km/h(Lampre led peloton)
2009:5,7 km@4,1%---9:45---average speed 35.08 km/h(Basso-Nibali-Rebellin-30 riders peloton)
2008:5,7 km@4,1%---10:08---average speed 33.75 km/h(Bettini-Rebellin-Lovkvist-Axelsson)
2007:5,7 km@4,1%---9:56---average speed 34.43 km/h(Pellizotti-Moletta-Popovych)
2006:5,7 km@4,1%---9:55---average speed 34.49 km/h(60+ riders peloton)
2005:5,7 km@4,1%---9:57---average speed 34.37 km/h(Fassa Bortolo 100+ riders led peloton)
2004:5,7 km@4,1%---10:01---average speed 34.14 km/h(100+riders peloton)
2003:5,7 km@4,1%---9:55---average speed 34.49 km/h(Bettini-Rebellin-Vinokourov-Freire)
2002:5,7 km@4,1%---10:24---average speed 32.88 km/h(Kivilev-I.Gutierrez)
2001:5,7 km@4,1%---9:35---average speed 35.69 km/h(Francesco Casagrande)
2000:5,7 km@4,1%---9:50--average speed  34.78 km/h(Bartoli-Dominguez) (source:Davide Cassani)
1999:5,7 km@4,1%---9:37--average speed  35.56 km/h(Marco Pantani) (source:Davide Cassani)
1998:5,7 km@4,1%---9:38---average speed 35.50 km/h(Hamburger-Elli-80+ riders peloton)
1997:5,7 km@4,1%---9:42---average speed 35.26 km/h(Stefano Della Santa)
1996:5,7 km@4,1%---9:19---average speed 36.71 km/h(Colombo-Gontchenkov)-RECORD
1993:5,7 km@4,1%---10:04---average speed 33.97 km/h(Bontempi-Fondriest-Armstrong-120 riders peloton)
1992:5,7 km@4,1%---10:05---average speed 33.92 km/h(Raul Alcala)
1989:5,7 km@4,1%---10:30---average speed 32.57 km/h(PDM 40+ riders led peloton)
1987:5,7 km@4,1%---11:22---average speed 30.09 km/h(Erich Maechler)
1984:5,7 km@4,1%---10:57---average speed 31.23 km/h(60 riders peloton)


Monday, 11 March 2013

March 18th, 1995 : The day Il Poggio trembled under the wheels of Fondriest and Jalabert

© BikeRaceInfo

       The 1995 edition of La Clasicissima was held in a superb, spring weather. By the foot of Il Poggio, all the attacks were neutralized and the peloton counted around 50 riders. It was the Spanish team ONCE, which controlled succesfully the race. Their leader, Laurent Jalabert even had so amazing legs that he sent everyone a warning on Cipressa, attacking but then slowing down.
       Nevertheless, it was the Gewiss-Ballan team who took the race in their hands on the first slopes of the Poggio. Vladislav Bobrik started sprinting like he was chased by Satan himself. It wasn't the usual 30 seconds lead-out sprint. He managed to set a ferocious rhythm for almost 4 minutes! Placed in the 4th position of the group, Maurizio Fondriest immediately put in a devastating attack, riding a monster gear. After a few pedal strokes, only Jaja remained in his wheel. It was in this order they would pass the top of the Poggio, the famous left corner. Since Fondriest's attack until the top, they ride at a staggering pace, covering the last 1100 meters at more than 42 km/h!
      The time clocked at the top, 5:46, represents the absolute record of the legendary Poggio. While this was made possible primary because the brilliant work of Bobrik and the brutal attack of Fondriest, we cannot ignore other two important factors which helped them go so fast: a nice tailwind on the top and the drafting behind the TV motorbikes, occuring more than once. This makes the Poggio record even more untouchable for the future.

1995:3,7 km@3,9%---5:46---average speed 38.50 km/h(Fondriest-Jalabert)-RECORD

Sunday, 10 March 2013

Richie Porte and the 7 w/kg Holy Grail




Col d'Eze
2013:9,6 km@4,7%---19:16---average speed 29.90 km/h(Richie Porte)
2012:9,6 km@4,7%---19:12---average speed 30.00 km/h(Bradley Wiggins)
2001:9,6 km@4,7%---19:15---average speed 29.92 km/h(Dario Frigo)
2000:9,6 km@4,7%---19:28---average speed 29.59 km/h(Andreas Kloden)
1989:9,6 km@4,7%---19:47---average speed 29.12 km/h(Stephen Roche)
1988:9,6 km@4,7%---20:06---average speed 28.66 km/h(Sean Kelly)
1987:9,6 km@4,7%---19:42---average speed 29.24 km/h(Stephen Roche)
1986:9,6 km@4,7%---19:40---average speed 29.29 km/h(Sean Kelly)
1985:9,6 km@4,7%---20:47---average speed 27.71 km/h(Stephen Roche)
1984:9,6 km@4,7%---20:36---average speed 27.96 km/h(Sean Kelly)
1983:9,6 km@4,7%---20:15---average speed 28.44 km/h(Sean Kelly)
1982:9,6 km@4,7%---20:45---average speed 27.76 km/h(Sean Kelly)
1981:9,6 km@4,7%---21:04---average speed 27.34 km/h(Stephen Roche)
1980:9,6 km@4,7%---20:23---average speed 28.26 km/h(Gerrie Knetemann)
1979:9,6 km@4,7%---21:17---average speed 27.06 km/h(Joop Zoetemelk)
1978:9,6 km@4,7%---20:09---average speed 28.59 km/h(Gerrie Knetemann)
1976:9,6 km@4,7%---20:46---average speed 27.74 km/h(Michel Laurent)
1975:9,6 km@4,7%---20:54---average speed 27.56 km/h(Joop Zoetemelk)
1974:9,6 km@4,7%---20:34---average speed 28.01 km/h(Joop Zoetemelk)
1973:9,6 km@4,7%---20:41---average speed 27.85 km/h(Joop Zoetemelk)
1972:9,6 km@4,7%---19:59---average speed 28.82 km/h(Raymond Poulidor)
1971:9,6 km@4,7%---20:39---average speed 27.89 km/h(Eddy Merckx)
1970:9,6 km@4,7%---20:09---average speed 28.59 km/h(Eddy Merckx)
1969:9,6 km@4,7%---20:35---average speed 27.98 km/h(Eddy Merckx)


          Important mention:
Since 1990 to 1995, the Col d'Eze time trial's distance was changed, additional flat kilometers before the final ascent being added. Because of this and lack of information, the time ascents from that period can only be approximated. The all-time record though should belong to the Swiss Tony Rominger with a time around 18:30-18:40 for the 9,6 kms of ascent in 1994.

Saturday, 9 March 2013

Froomey, new best time up Prati di Tivo




Prati di Tivo
2013:14,7 km@7,0%---38:22---average speed 22.99 km/h(Chris Froome)
                               ---38:28---average speed 22.93 km/h(Mauro Santambroggio)
                               ---38:33---average speed 22.88 km/h(Vincenzo Nibali)
                               ---38:35---average speed 22.86 km/h(Michal Kwiatkowski)
                               ---38:37---average speed 22.84 km/h(Horner-Contador)
                               ---38:42---average speed 22.79 km/h(Rigoberto Uran)
2012:14,7 km@7,0%---38:56---average speed 22.65 km/h(Vincenzo Nibali)
                              ---39:12---average speed 22.50 km/h(Kreuziger-Horner)

Friday, 8 March 2013

Richie Porte delivers but Contador's time remains unbeatable




La Montagne de Lure
2013:13,8 km@6,6%---34:44---average speed 23.84 km/h(Richie Porte)
2009:13,8 km@6,6%---33:52---average speed 24.45 km/h(Alberto Contador)
                               ---34:50---average speed 23.77 km/h(F.Schleck-L.L.Sanchez)