April 03, 2016
BRUGGE — OUDENAARDE
TOTAL DISTANCE: 255 km
NUMBER OF TEAMS: 25
NUMBER OF RIDERS: 200
NUMBER OF CLIMBS: 18
TOTAL DISTANCE COBBLE STONES: 18.420 km
NUMBER OF SPECTATORS: 1.2 miljoen along the road
RACE TIME: 6:23:18 in the saddle with an average speed of 40.1 km/h for Canadian Hugo Houle (Ag2r La Mondiale), coming in 12 minutes down on the leaders.
299 Watt. Sjoerd van Ginniken’s normalized power (Roompot – Oranje Peloton) over 6.17 h of racing his bike. A relative power output of 4, 15 W/kg for a good 47th place.
7111 kcal calories burned by Stijn Steels (Topsport Vlaanderen Boloise) during the TOF2016 compare to 7308 kcal by Gregory Rast in Milano Sanremo.
37:03 min. Total time spent, 10% of the race, in the Anaerobic Zone between 487 – 607 W by Dimitri Claeys (Wanty – Groupe Goubert) on the way to a 9th place.
409 Watt. Dimitri Claeys (Wanty – Groupe Goubert) average power 5, 24 W/Kg during his very important attack approaching and climbing the Kanarie-mountain.
87.5 km/h Scott Thwaites’ (Bora – Argon 18) top speed not in the alps but descending the Nieuwe Kwaremont in the hectic phase around km 200.
7.47W/kg Juanjo Loboto’s (Movistar Team) power-to-weight ratio the first climb up the decisive Paterberg after 204 km of racing.
3:24 min. The fastest time so far of the 100th edition’s Oude Kwaremont set by Niki Terpstra (Etixx-Quickstep) flying with 26.3 km/h up the legendary climb.
Climbing the Koppenberg
Climbing Oude Kwaremont
Final Tour Of Flandres 2016