RadioShack Wins Tour de Suisse Stage 6

Grégory Rast Breaks Away for Home Country Victory

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).

SRM Race File

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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.

Race Averages

Time 4:23:53 min
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
Distance 186 kilometers
Energy 4,551.7 kilojoules
“It is a big victory for me,” Rast said after the stage. “I have ridden the Tour de Suisse 10 years, this is near my home and so it is very big for me.”

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).

Mid-Stage Climb

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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.

Training and Racing with SRM

Team RadioShack Leopard Trek rides the SRM Dura-Ace PowerMeter and PowerControl 7
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