Swiss professional, Greg Rast, of RadioShack Leopard Trek sprinted to the win at the Tour de Suisse (Stage 6) on Thursday June 13. Rast was one of four members in a breakaway group along with Mathew Hayman (Sky), Alexandre Kolobnev (Katusha), and Bert Grabsch (Omega Pharma-QuickStep).
Greg Rast won the stage in 4:23:53. He averaged 269 watts over 186 kilometers and held an average speed of 40 kph with a 78 rpm average cadence.
|AVG Power||268.8 watts|
|AVG Heart rate||not available|
|AVG Speed||39.34 kph|
|AVG Cadence||75.7 rpm|
|ALT Gain||1,866.0 meters|
The stage featured over 1,860 meters of climbing and Greg burned nearly 4,500 kilocalories in the day's effort. (Almost 30 Ueli Biers - one of Switzerland's favorite beers).
During a 5 kilometer mid-stage ascent Rast averaged over 372 watts. He also delivered a 713 watt surge with 70 rpm cadence in the early part of the climb.