Farrar sprints to stage 5 victory in Colorado

Van Garderen retains overall lead

Garmin-Sharp's Tyler Farrar sprinted to his second stage win of the 2012 USA Pro Challenge Friday in Colorado Springs after the field brought back the remnants of a seven-rider breakaway on the closing circuits in town.

BMC's Tejay van Garderen finished ahead of Farrar's teammate Christian Vande Velde to retain his overall lead, although the two riders still share the same time.

In the press conference after the race, Farrar dedicated his win to Colorado Springs resident Mike Creed (Optum-Kelly Benefit Strategies), who recently raised more than $35,000 for victims of the fires there earlier this summer.

"I was really motivated today because it's Mike Creed's hometown and he was my Madison partner when I was 18," Farrar said. "So this one's for you, buddy."

Friday's stage, which started in Breckenridge, offered up 189.7 km with one categorized climb that peaked out just 16.3 kilometers into the race. From there it was a generally downhill run into the finish with few small bumps along the way. The sprinters at the race had been chomping at the bit for this day, suffering over the mountains everyday since Farrar took out the field sprint at the end of stage 1 from Durango to Telluride.

But before the sprinters could have their day their teams had to bring back the day's escapees. The breakaway got away on the first climb of the day, the category 1 ascent of Hoosier Pass, which started in earnest just a few kilometers into the race. The group included EMP-UNE's Francisco Colorado, who started the day just 42 seconds out of the overall lead, Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas-Cannondale), Carter Jones (Bissell Pro Cycling), Oliver Zaugg (RadioShack-Nissan), Ivan Santamorita (BMC), Sergey Firsanov (RusVelo), Yevgeniy Nepomnyachshiy (Astana) and Biao Liu (Champion System), who initiated the move.

Colorado stayed in the group long enough to grab maximum points on the day's only KOM, and then dropped back to the field. The seven remaining leaders built an ultimate gap of 5:40 before the field started bringing them back. The gap was down to just over two minutes by the time the leaders passed through the second intermediate sprint of the day with just over 50 km remaining to race, and it came down steadily from there.

Sensing the impending catch, Jones attacked the group first as the leaders made their way through the Garden of the Gods with just 26 km remaining, but Nibali countered, taking Zaugg and Firsanov along with him. The new lead group of three pressed on while the remaining breakaway riders dropped back into the fast-closing field.

The gap was down to just 20 seconds with about 11 km to go as the leaders made their way onto the closing circuits in Colorado Springs. Nibali, who has been in four breakaways in five days of racing, said his goal at the race is to win a stage this week, even though the team was focused on bringing Damiano Caruso to the line first in Colorado Springs.

"I came in after the Tour de France a little tired and didn't know how I'd feel," he said. "I'm feeling a little better every day. Today was a day for Caruso, though I thought I'd give it a go. In Colorado, the people are surprisingly excited about the sport of cycling, and I want to show respect to that. I find if I can win a stage it will be a very prestigious result."

But Nibali's stage-win hopes were dashed when the field made the final catch on the circuits, and UnitedHealthcare came to the front in hopes of setting up Tour of Utah sprinter Jake Keough. But not before Liquigas appeared to lead out sprinter Caruso a lap early on the second of three finishing circuits.

"I saw them go," Farrar said. "I wasn't sure if they miscounted the laps or if they were trying to launch him. I mean it is a pretty short lap. So with the rain – turns out the roads weren't slippery, but it looked slippery – so it was a little intimidating. I'm not sure what their tactic was there."

Either way, Farrar was too strong for the competition again on this day. Although he was momentarily boxed in with about 300 meters to go, Farrar found some open road along the barriers and made his winning kick. Taylor Phinney grabbed second, while Alessandro Bazzana (Team Type 1-Sanofi) slotted into third.

Phinney, who finished fourth in the sprint at the Olympic Road Race but crashed early on stage 1 in Colorado, said he was just happy to know his legs were coming back on good form.

"I was third wheel with 300 meters to go," he said. "Then Tyler started coming around me with someone else and somebody else coming around him. I thought my sprint was over because I left it too late, but then I found a little gap and managed to weasel my way out. But by then, Tyler had opened his sprint already. I was gaining on him in the last 50 meters or so, but he was letting up and getting ready to celebrate."

Phinney's team leader, van Garderen, finished in 14th place, 15 spots ahead of Vande Velde, to hang onto his yellow jersey heading into tomorrow's stage that finishes outside of Boulder. But van Garderen said his placing compared to his GC rival was the last thing on his mind.

"I was focused on staying at the front, staying ahead of the crashes, staying out of trouble, ahead of time gaps," van Garderen said. "[Finishing ahead of] Christian wasn't on my mind coming into the finish. It was just staying on the bike and staying in a good position and not losing anything."

The race continues Saturday with the 165.5 km stage from Golden to Boulder that finishes with the daunting Flagstaff climb above town.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Sharp3:58:27 
2Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team  
3Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) Team Type 1 - Sanofi  
4Alexander Candelario (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies  
5Hugo Houle (Can) Spidertech Powered By C10  
6Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
7Alex Howes (USA) Garmin - Sharp  
8Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan  
9Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
10Robigzon Leandro Oyola Oyola (Col) EPM - Une  
11Michael Friedman (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies  
12Martin Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
13Matt Brammeier (Irl) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
14Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team  
15Javier Megias Leal (Spa) Team Type 1 - Sanofi  
16Gavin Mannion (USA) Bontrager Livestrong Team  
17Jake Keough (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
18Christopher Baldwin (USA) Bissell Cycling  
19Benjamin King (USA) RadioShack-Nissan  
20Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team  
21Kiel Reijnen (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi  
22Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack-Nissan  
23Pengda Jiao (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
24Fred Rodriguez (USA) Team Exergy  
25Matthew Busche (USA) RadioShack-Nissan  
26Francisco Jarley Colorado Hernandez (Col) EPM - Une  
27Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin - Sharp  
28Cameron Wurf (Aus) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
29Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Sharp  
30Ivan Rovny (Rus) RusVelo  
31Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team  
32Robert Förster (Ger) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
33Alexander Mironov (Rus) RusVelo  
34Jakob Fuglsang (Den) RadioShack-Nissan  
35George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team  
36Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
37Lucas Euser (USA) Spidertech Powered By C10  
38Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
39Ramiro Rincon Diaz (Col) EPM - Une  
40Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) RusVelo  
41Michael Creed (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies  
42Jorge Camilo Castiblanco Cubides (Col) EPM - Une  
43Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
44Peter Stetina (USA) Garmin - Sharp  
45George Bennett (NZl) RadioShack-Nissan  
46Caleb Fairly (USA) Spidertech Powered By C10  
47Sergey Firsanov (Rus) RusVelo  
48Benjamin Day (Aus) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
49Joseph Lloyd Dombrowski (USA) Bontrager Livestrong Team  
50Eduard Alexander Beltran Suarez (Col) EPM - Une  
51Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
52Andrew Bajadali (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies  
53Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
54Artem Ovechkin (Rus) RusVelo  
55Brian Vandborg (Den) Spidertech Powered By C10  
56Chris Butler (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
57Javier Eduardo Gomez Pineda (Col) EPM - Une  
58Freddy Orlando Piamonte Rodriguez (Col) EPM - Une  
59James Oram (NZl) Bontrager Livestrong Team  
60Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Astana Pro Team  
61Rafael Infantino Abreu (Col) EPM - Une  
62Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
63Andres Diaz Corrales (Col) Team Exergy  
64Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan  
65Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
66Julian Kyer (USA) Bissell Cycling  
67Gang Xu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
68Carter Jones (USA) Bissell Cycling  
69Karl Menzies (Aus) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:00:10 
70Craig Lewis (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:00:14 
71Moreno Moser (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
72Serghei Tvetcov (Mda) Team Exergy0:00:26 
73Jeroen Hoorne (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:00:31 
74Rory Sutherland (Aus) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team  
75Ryan Eastman (USA) Bontrager Livestrong Team  
76Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:00:47 
77Jeffry Louder (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:00:49 
78Arkimedes Arguelyes Rodriges (Rus) RusVelo0:00:55 
79Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Astana Pro Team0:01:04 
80Biao Liu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
81Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:01:11 
82Julien El Fares (Fra) Team Type 1 - Sanofi  
83Sergey Klimov (Rus) RusVelo  
84Frank Kevin Pipp (USA) Bissell Cycling  
85Yevgeniy Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
86Jeremy Vennell (NZl) Bissell Cycling  
87Morgan Schmitt (USA) Team Exergy  
88Joey Rosskopf (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi  
89Timothy Duggan (USA) Liquigas-Cannondale0:01:17 
90Oliver Zaugg (Swi) RadioShack-Nissan  
91Ryan Roth (Can) Spidertech Powered By C10  
92Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
93Tom Zirbel (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies0:01:47 
94Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
95Nathan Haas (Aus) Garmin - Sharp0:01:49 
96Christopher Jones (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:02:05 
97Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:02:17 
98Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
99Ben Jacques-Maynes (USA) Bissell Cycling0:03:34 
100Rubens Bertogliati (Swi) Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:04:21 
101David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Sharp0:06:29 
102Lachlan David Morton (Aus) Garmin - Sharp  
103Matt Cooke (USA) Team Exergy0:11:36 
Sprint 1 - Fairplay
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Sergey Firsanov (Rus) RusVelo5 pts
2Oliver Zaugg (Swi) RadioShack-Nissan3 
3Biao Liu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team1 
Sprint 2 - Woodland Park
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Sergey Firsanov (Rus) RusVelo5 pts
2Biao Liu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team3 
3Carter Jones (USA) Bissell Cycling1 
Sprint 3 - Finish
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Sharp15 pts
2Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team12 
3Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) Team Type 1 - Sanofi10 
4Alexander Candelario (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies7 
5Hugo Houle (Can) Spidertech Powered By C106 
6Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team5 
7Alex Howes (USA) Garmin - Sharp4 
8Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan3 
9Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2 
10Robigzon Leandro Oyola Oyola (Col) EPM - Une1 
Mountain - Hoosier Pass
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Francisco Jarley Colorado Hernandez (Col) EPM - Une12 pts
2Sergey Firsanov (Rus) RusVelo10 
3Biao Liu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team8 
4Oliver Zaugg (Swi) RadioShack-Nissan7 
5Yevgeniy Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team6 
6Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale5 
7Carter Jones (USA) Bissell Cycling4 
8Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team3 
9Joey Rosskopf (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi2 
10Jorge Camilo Castiblanco Cubides (Col) EPM - Une1 
Best young rider
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team3:58:27 
2Hugo Houle (Can) Spidertech Powered By C10  
3Gavin Mannion (USA) Bontrager Livestrong Team  
4George Bennett (NZl) RadioShack-Nissan  
5Joseph Lloyd Dombrowski (USA) Bontrager Livestrong Team  
6Eduard Alexander Beltran Suarez (Col) EPM - Une  
7Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
8Javier Eduardo Gomez Pineda (Col) EPM - Une  
9James Oram (NZl) Bontrager Livestrong Team  
10Moreno Moser (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:14 
11Ryan Eastman (USA) Bontrager Livestrong Team0:00:31 
12Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:01:11 
13Lachlan David Morton (Aus) Garmin - Sharp0:06:29 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1BMC Racing Team11:55:21 
2Garmin-Sharp  
3Team Type 1 - Sanofi  
4RadioShack-Nissan  
5Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies  
6Omega Pharma-QuickStep  
7EPM-UNE  
8Spidertech Powered by C10  
9Unitedhealthcare Pro Cycling  
10Astana Pro Team  
11Rusvelo  
12Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
13Liquigas-Cannondale  
14Bontrager Livestrong Team  
15Bissell Pro Cycling  
16Team Exergy0:00:26 
General classification after stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team21:32:45 
2Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Sharp  
3Ivan Rovny (Rus) RusVelo0:00:06 
4Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:00:08 
5Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team0:00:12 
6Joseph Lloyd Dombrowski (USA) Bontrager Livestrong Team  
7Ramiro Rincon Diaz (Col) EPM - Une0:00:13 
8Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin - Sharp0:00:15 
9Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:17 
10Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan  
11Lucas Euser (USA) Spidertech Powered By C10  
12Matthew Busche (USA) RadioShack-Nissan  
13Peter Stetina (USA) Garmin - Sharp  
14Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack-Nissan0:00:22 
15Jakob Fuglsang (Den) RadioShack-Nissan0:00:24 
16Gavin Mannion (USA) Bontrager Livestrong Team0:00:31 
17Freddy Orlando Piamonte Rodriguez (Col) EPM - Une0:00:34 
18Francisco Jarley Colorado Hernandez (Col) EPM - Une0:00:42 
19Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:43 
20Javier Eduardo Gomez Pineda (Col) EPM - Une0:00:54 
21Chris Butler (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:01:00 
22Michael Creed (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies0:01:04 
23Christopher Baldwin (USA) Bissell Cycling0:02:12 
24Rafael Infantino Abreu (Col) EPM - Une0:02:35 
25Timothy Duggan (USA) Liquigas-Cannondale0:02:38 
26George Bennett (NZl) RadioShack-Nissan0:02:43 
27Kiel Reijnen (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:02:58 
28Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) RusVelo  
29Benjamin Day (Aus) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:03:35 
30Robigzon Leandro Oyola Oyola (Col) EPM - Une0:03:40 
31Cameron Wurf (Aus) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:03:41 
32Eduard Alexander Beltran Suarez (Col) EPM - Une0:05:20 
33Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:05:31 
34Andrew Bajadali (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies0:05:36 
35Alex Howes (USA) Garmin - Sharp0:06:22 
36Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:07:55 
37Carter Jones (USA) Bissell Cycling0:08:10 
38Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Astana Pro Team0:08:20 
39Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan0:08:52 
40Michael Friedman (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies0:09:35 
41Oliver Zaugg (Swi) RadioShack-Nissan0:11:31 
42Craig Lewis (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:11:39 
43Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:13:58 
44Jorge Camilo Castiblanco Cubides (Col) EPM - Une0:14:13 
45Rory Sutherland (Aus) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:15:05 
46George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team0:15:32 
47Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:17:20 
48Alexander Candelario (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies0:19:06 
49Julian Kyer (USA) Bissell Cycling0:22:10 
50Alexander Mironov (Rus) RusVelo0:22:53 
51Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:23:07 
52Benjamin King (USA) RadioShack-Nissan0:23:31 
53Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team0:23:37 
54Pengda Jiao (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:24:42 
55Fred Rodriguez (USA) Team Exergy0:25:14 
56Tom Zirbel (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies0:25:57 
57Serghei Tvetcov (Mda) Team Exergy0:26:33 
58Jeffry Louder (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:26:37 
59Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:27:03 
60Christopher Jones (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:28:11 
61Caleb Fairly (USA) Spidertech Powered By C100:28:42 
62Moreno Moser (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:30:24 
63Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:31:25 
64Andres Diaz Corrales (Col) Team Exergy0:31:28 
65Sergey Firsanov (Rus) RusVelo0:31:37 
66Gang Xu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:31:38 
67Martin Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:33:25 
68Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:35:31 
69Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Sharp0:37:23 
70Javier Megias Leal (Spa) Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:39:06 
71Artem Ovechkin (Rus) RusVelo0:39:19 
72Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Astana Pro Team0:41:45 
73Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
74Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:43:54 
75Arkimedes Arguelyes Rodriges (Rus) RusVelo0:44:08 
76Ben Jacques-Maynes (USA) Bissell Cycling0:44:34 
77Frank Kevin Pipp (USA) Bissell Cycling0:45:46 
78Nathan Haas (Aus) Garmin - Sharp0:45:56 
79Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:47:13 
80Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team0:47:34 
81Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:48:25 
82Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:48:41 
83Julien El Fares (Fra) Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:49:14 
84Yevgeniy Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
85Joey Rosskopf (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi  
86Jeroen Hoorne (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:49:53 
87David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Sharp0:50:36 
88Jeremy Vennell (NZl) Bissell Cycling0:51:37 
89Jake Keough (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:52:01 
90Hugo Houle (Can) Spidertech Powered By C100:52:10 
91Brian Vandborg (Den) Spidertech Powered By C10  
92Ryan Eastman (USA) Bontrager Livestrong Team0:52:41 
93Matt Cooke (USA) Team Exergy0:53:22 
94Ryan Roth (Can) Spidertech Powered By C100:54:24 
95Rubens Bertogliati (Swi) Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:55:03 
96Robert Förster (Ger) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:55:05 
97Lachlan David Morton (Aus) Garmin - Sharp0:55:23 
98Matt Brammeier (Irl) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:56:38 
99James Oram (NZl) Bontrager Livestrong Team0:59:13 
100Karl Menzies (Aus) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team0:59:23 
101Biao Liu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:59:39 
102Sergey Klimov (Rus) RusVelo1:00:24 
103Morgan Schmitt (USA) Team Exergy  
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Sharp33 pts
2Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale25 
3Alessandro Bazzana (Ita) Team Type 1 - Sanofi22 
4Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin - Sharp16 
5Alex Howes (USA) Garmin - Sharp14 
6Gavin Mannion (USA) Bontrager Livestrong Team12 
7Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team12 
8Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan11 
9Jakob Fuglsang (Den) RadioShack-Nissan10 
10Alexander Candelario (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies10 
11Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan8 
12Javier Eduardo Gomez Pineda (Col) EPM - Une7 
13Kiel Reijnen (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi7 
14Fred Rodriguez (USA) Team Exergy7 
15Serghei Tvetcov (Mda) Team Exergy6 
16David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Sharp6 
17Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team6 
18Rory Sutherland (Aus) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team6 
19Hugo Houle (Can) Spidertech Powered By C106 
20Sergey Firsanov (Rus) RusVelo5 
21Nathan Haas (Aus) Garmin - Sharp5 
22Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team5 
23Christopher Baldwin (USA) Bissell Cycling4 
24Jorge Camilo Castiblanco Cubides (Col) EPM - Une4 
25Biao Liu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team4 
26Ivan Rovny (Rus) RusVelo3 
27Oliver Zaugg (Swi) RadioShack-Nissan3 
28Jeffry Louder (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team3 
29Lachlan David Morton (Aus) Garmin - Sharp3 
30Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Sharp2 
31Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack-Nissan2 
32Robigzon Leandro Oyola Oyola (Col) EPM - Une1 
33Carter Jones (USA) Bissell Cycling1 
34Craig Lewis (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team1 
35Martin Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep1 
36Rubens Bertogliati (Swi) Team Type 1 - Sanofi1 
37Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Astana Pro Team-5 
38Daniel Summerhill (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team-5 
39Jake Keough (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team-5 
40Matt Cooke (USA) Team Exergy-5 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin - Sharp50 pts
2Jorge Camilo Castiblanco Cubides (Col) EPM - Une47 
3Francisco Jarley Colorado Hernandez (Col) EPM - Une34 
4Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan34 
5Matt Cooke (USA) Team Exergy26 
6Freddy Orlando Piamonte Rodriguez (Col) EPM - Une23 
7Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale23 
8Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team20 
9Peter Stetina (USA) Garmin - Sharp18 
10Eduard Alexander Beltran Suarez (Col) EPM - Une18 
11Ivan Rovny (Rus) RusVelo13 
12David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Sharp13 
13Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma-Quickstep12 
14Lachlan David Morton (Aus) Garmin - Sharp11 
15Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Astana Pro Team10 
16Oliver Zaugg (Swi) RadioShack-Nissan10 
17Sergey Firsanov (Rus) RusVelo10 
18Pengda Jiao (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team9 
19Andrew Bajadali (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies8 
20Biao Liu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team8 
21Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Sharp7 
22Ramiro Rincon Diaz (Col) EPM - Une7 
23Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan7 
24Carter Jones (USA) Bissell Cycling7 
25Julian Kyer (USA) Bissell Cycling7 
26Serghei Tvetcov (Mda) Team Exergy7 
27Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team7 
28Javier Eduardo Gomez Pineda (Col) EPM - Une6 
29Craig Lewis (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team6 
30Jeffry Louder (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team6 
31Yevgeniy Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team6 
32Michael Friedman (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies5 
33Andres Diaz Corrales (Col) Team Exergy5 
34Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team4 
35Rubens Bertogliati (Swi) Team Type 1 - Sanofi4 
36Michael Creed (USA) Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies3 
37Christopher Jones (USA) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team2 
38Joey Rosskopf (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi2 
39Matthew Busche (USA) RadioShack-Nissan1 
40Javier Megias Leal (Spa) Team Type 1 - Sanofi1 
Best young rider classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Joseph Lloyd Dombrowski (USA) Bontrager Livestrong Team21:32:57 
2Gavin Mannion (USA) Bontrager Livestrong Team0:00:19 
3Javier Eduardo Gomez Pineda (Col) EPM - Une0:00:42 
4George Bennett (NZl) RadioShack-Nissan0:02:31 
5Eduard Alexander Beltran Suarez (Col) EPM - Une0:05:08 
6Moreno Moser (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:30:12 
7Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:35:19 
8Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:43:42 
9Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team0:47:22 
10Hugo Houle (Can) Spidertech Powered By C100:51:58 
11Ryan Eastman (USA) Bontrager Livestrong Team0:52:29 
12Lachlan David Morton (Aus) Garmin - Sharp0:55:11 
13James Oram (NZl) Bontrager Livestrong Team0:59:01 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1RadioShack-Nissan64:35:58 
2Garmin-Sharp0:02:49 
3EPM-UNE0:03:30 
4BMC Racing Team0:06:03 
5Liquigas-Cannondale0:06:23 
6Rusvelo0:14:06 
7Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies0:15:20 
8Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:18:03 
9Astana Pro Team0:29:03 
10Bissell Pro Cycling0:31:14 
11Unitedhealthcare Pro Cycling0:40:33 
12Bontrager Livestrong Team0:52:03 
13Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:57:21 
14Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:58:57 
15Team Exergy1:10:40 
16Spidertech Powered by C101:23:26 

 

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