|Sagan Delivers 1,400+ Watt Max for Stage 6 Win|
July 6, Stage 6: Épernay - Metz 207.5km
Stage 6 departed from Épernay, the French Champagne region, and stretched over 207 kilometers into the city of Metz. Liquigas Cannondale’s young Slovakian sprinter, Peter Sagan, claimed his third triumph in the 99th Tour de France. Sagan out-sprinted Stage 4 and 5 winner, André Greipel, for the victory.
Peter finished in 4:37:00 averaging nearly 200 watts for Stage 6. His average speed was 44kph with a 69rpm cadence average. The day featured 1,190 meters of climbing for Peter and required over 3,100 kilocalories.
In the last 3 kilometers Peter averaged 490 watts on the flat approach to the final sprint. His average cadence inside 3km was 98.5rpm with a speed averaging 58kph. There are several instances in this 3 minute span where Sagan pushes between 1,300 and 1,400 watts.
Peter averaged 1,103 watts in the final 10 seconds of the race. His cadence increased to 115rpm and average speed was 70kph inside 200 meters.
His maximum power was 1,409 watts at 60kph with a 122rpm cadence. Additional stage maximums can be seen below. These maximums are represented by data from Stage 6 only.
0:01 min – 1,409 watts
0:05 min – 1,272 watts
0:10 min – 1,103 watts
1:00 min – 651 watts
8:00 min – 388 watts
15:00 min – 337 watts
30:00 min – 295 watts