Tour de Romandie 2015 Stage 2

On Wednesday, April 29, 2015 the second stage of the Tour de Romandie was held. The scene had a distance of 166.1 km and went to Apple to Saint-Imier. During this stage the riders had to face three climbs of the second category and a mountain of the third category. After the last climb, the peloton was still together and the mass sprint was won by Michael Albasini, who after the ride tops the overall standings.

Apples

The village of apples was in the 2nd stage of the network. Apple is in a valley in the Jura mountains west of Lausanne, the site has an area of 100 square kilometers, most of which consists of farmland and forest. In Apple’s live about 1300 people. People used to live there mainly of agriculture, but today the number of population decline as a farmer. North of apples is an industrial area that includes the steel produced.
More than half the population goes to the Swiss Reformed Church and another 20% goes to the Catholic Church.Around 15% of people have no faith.

Saint-Imier

The finish on the second stage of the Tour de Romandie was in the town of Saint-Imier. Saint-Imier is located in the Jura mountains north of starting Apple. In Saint-Imier is home to about 5,000 people a little bit. Saint-Imier includes an area of 21 square kilometers, of which 90% is agricultural land and forest.
12% of people are skeptical, the other part of the population, mainly Swiss Reformed Church and the Catholic Church.

Step 2

  • Datum: April 29, 2015
  • Starting point: Apples
  • Finish Location: Saint-Imier
  • Distance: 166.1 km
  • Participating teams: 18
  • Skaters Number started: 142
  • Winner: 4h21’43 “
  • Average speed: 38 km / h

Climbers

Col des Etroits
Col des Etroits was the first climb of the day belonged to the second category climb has an average gradient of 3.7% and a maximum gradient of 8%. Belkov was first over the top and were rewarded with 8 points.
Le Haut de la Cote
With 77 km left, the riders got Le Haut de la Cote on a climb of the 3rd category. Belkov came first at the top and thus gained 6 points.
Col Les Pontins
length of the Col Les Pontins is four kilometers, the average gradient is 8.6% and the growth rate is 11%. This ascent was the second second category climb of the day, so the first rider over the summit ridge, also had eight points, in this case Belkov.
Col La Vue des Alpes
This was the last climb of the day, and was rated as the 2nd category climb, the Col La Vue des Alpes has a length of 7.9 kilometers and an average gradient of 6.7%. On top Majka got 8 points.

CV

First flight
The first flight consisted of two riders, Jonathan Fumeaux the Swiss and Russian Maxim Belkov. The couple was sharing the most points in the mountain, and standings. With only 22.5 kilometers to go, their flight was over and they were caught by the peloton on the Col La Vue des Alpes.
Points for the points classification and mountain classification
During the stage the riders came past seven places where the points were to achieve the various classifications, four sprints the mountain classifications and other sprints for the points classification.

  • Kol 1: 1. Maxim Belkov 2. Jonathan Fumeaux
  • Kol 2: 1. Maxim Belkov 2. Jonathan Fumeaux
  • Sprint 1: Jonathan Fumeaux 2. Maxim Belkov
  • Kol 3: Maxim Belkov 2. Jonathan Fumeaux
  • Sprint 2: Jonathan Fumeaux 2 Maxim Belkov
  • Aug 4: 1 Rafal Majka second Nairo Quintana

Final
Belkov and Fumeaux started the final climb with a lead of 50 seconds, but this advantage disappeared like snow in the sun, and soon they were caught by the peloton. Championship leader Geraint Thomas had a puncture halfway through the climb, he immediately met by a teammate to bring him back to the peloton, it did not succeed unfortunately.
While Thomas tried to turn back, jumped a large group from the peloton. Only the attack, Fabrice Jeandesboz managed to succeed. Winners Anacona made ​​later, Egor Silin, Ivan Santaramita and Bart de Clercq, the leap to Jeandesboz.
Shortly before the summit fell Romain Bardet first favorite, but Nibali did not happen and pulled him back. At the top were many riders classification, but no one came out. In the descent jump Rein Taaramäe from the cluster. By accelerating Pierre Rolland was Taaramae returned to 2.5 kilometers before the finish.
The riders got ready for the sprint, which was won by Michael Albasini who took over the leader’s jersey from Geraint Thomas.

Results 2nd stage

  • Michael Albasini
  • Jarlinson Pantano
  • Julian Alaphilippe
  • Nathan Haas
  • Rui Costa
  • Damiano Caruso
  • Ilnur phallus
  • Ivan Santaromita
  • Jan Bakelants
  • Ramunas Navardauskas

Ranking After Stage 2

General classification
points classification
The Mountain
Young rider classification
Team Classification

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